Symptomatic relief of uncomplicated internal and external haemorrhoids, pruritus ani, proctitis and fissures. Also indicated post operatively in ano- rectal surgical procedures and after incision of thrombosed or sclerosed ano- rectal veins.
Anusol Ointment provides antiseptic, astringent and emollient properties which help to relieve discomfort associated with minor ano-rectal conditions.
This medication is used to treat minor pain, itching, swelling, and discomfort caused by hemorrhoids and other problems of the anal area (e.g., anal fissures, itching). Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid that reduces redness, itching, and swelling.
- Application site reactions (rectal pain, redness, burning, itching, irritation, dryness)
- Changes in menstrual periods.
- Increased sweating.
- Increased facial or body hair growth.
- Inflammation of hair follicles (folliculitis)
- Lightening of skin color.
- Allergic skin rash.
Patients with rectal bleeding or blood in the stool should talk to their doctor before using this product as these conditions may be the symptom of a more serious underlying disorder.
If symptoms persist or worsen, patients should be instructed to stop use and consult a physician.