Anusol HC Suppositories help alleviate the pain, swelling, itch and discomfort of internal piles or haemorrhoids, and other related conditions e.g. anal itching, anal inflammation and anal fissures
Adults over 18: Insert one suppository into the back passage at night, in the morning and after each bowel movement. Do not use more than three suppositories in 24 hours unless directed to do so by your G.P. Use for a maximum of seven consecutive days, avoid prolonged use.
Not to be used by anyone with fungal, bacterial or viral skin sores.
A healthy diet and lifestyle can keep your bowels working regularly and prevent constipation. Some things to include are high fibre options like brown rice, wholemeal bread and wholewheat pasta, fresh fruit and vegetables, salads and increase your water intake. Things to cut back on or avoid are excess salty, sugary or fatty foods that dehydrate you and slow down your digestion, reduce tea, coffee and alcohol intake.
When you are going to the toilet avoid straining and lean forward from the hips to relieve the pressure on the blood vessels in and around the back passage.
It contains Hydrocortisone, a mild steroid to reduce inflammation, Zinc Oxide and Bismuth salts with mild astringent properties and acts as an antiseptic. They soothe and protect raw areas. Balsam Peru is another mild antiseptic that protects sore areas and can promote healing. Benzyl Benzoate is another mild antiseptic.