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Preparation H Ointment

  • Coats skin to prevent further irritation, itching and discomfort from hemorrhoids
  • Shrinks swollen hemorrhoidal tissue
  • Protects irritated hemorrhoidal tissue (to make bowel movements less painful)
  • Relieves external and intrarectal discomfort


Preparation H Ointment relieves both internal and external hemorrhoidal symptoms. It is effective at shrinking swollen hemorrhoidal tissues and gives prompt soothing relief from painful burning, itching and discomfort.

Regular application with Preparation H Ointment provides continual therapy for relief of hemorrhoidal symptoms. When used regularly, Preparation H Ointment can help prevent further irritation.

Apply freely morning and night and after each bowel movement. For Intrarectal Use: Before applying, remove protective cover from applicator. Attach applicator to tube. Lubricate applicator well, then gently insert applicator into the rectum. Thoroughly cleanse applicator after each use and replace protective cover. Also apply ointment to external area. Children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor.

Caution: If the condition persists or in case of bleeding, a physician should be consulted. May stain clothing. Keep safely out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature (15°-30°C).

Contains: Yeast as a live cell derivative (Bio-Dyne: Skin Respiratory Factor) 1.0%. Non-medicinal Ingredients: Beeswax, chlorhexidine gluconate, fragrance, lanolin, mineral oil, paraffin wax, petrolatum, water.

Preparation H Ointment is available in 25, 50 and 75 gram tubes.