Preparation H Ointment

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Preparation H Ointment


Preparation H Ointment, 1 OZ

Preparation H ointment provides quick relief for both internal and external hemorrhoidal symptoms. It temporarily shrinks swollen hemorrhoidal tissue and provides prompt, soothing relief from painful burning, itching and discomfort.

  • Preparation H ointment works immediately to protect against further irritation and provides a soothing layer of protection
  • Preparation H is the #1 doctor recommended hemorrhoid OTC brand
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Active Ingredients: Mineral Oil 14%, Petrolatum 74.9%, Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%. Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic Acid, Butylated Hydroxyanisole, Corn Oil, Glycerin, Lanolin, Lanolin Alcohols, Methylparaben, Mineral Oil, Paraffin, Propylparaben, Purified Water, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Oil, Tocopherols Excipient, White Wax.


  • Adults: When practical, cleanse the affected area by patting or blotting with an appropriate cleansing wipe. Gently dry by patting or blotting with a tissue or a soft cloth before insertion of this product
  • When first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap
  • Apply to the affected area up to 4 times daily, especially at night, in the morning or after each bowel movement
  • Intrarectal use: Remove cover from applicator, attach applicator to tube, lubricate applicator well and gently insert applicator into the rectum, thoroughly cleanse applicator after each use and replace cover
  • Also apply ointment to external area
  • Regular use provides continual therapy for relief of symptoms
  • Children under 12 years of age: Ask a doctor


Do not use if tube seal under cap embossed with "H" is broken or missing.

For external and/or intrarectal use only.

Ask a doctor before use if you have:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking a prescription drug for high blood pressure or depression.

When using this product do not exceed the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor.

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • Bleeding occurs
  • Condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
  • Introduction of applicator into the rectum causes additional pain

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.