Hemorrhoidal ointment

Active ingredients

Mineral oil 14%

Petrolatum 74.9%

Phenylephrine HCl 0.25%





  • helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue and relieves burning
  • temporarily provides a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts
  • temporarily protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful


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.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)


  • 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 applying ointment.
  • 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

Other information

  • store at 20-25C (68-77F)

Inactive ingredients

benzoic acid, butylated hydroxyanisole, corn oil, glycerin, lanolin, lanolin alcohols, methylparaben, mineral oil, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, thymus vulgaris (thyme) oil, tocopheryl acetate, white wax

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Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Hemorrhoidal ointment- Mineral oil, petrolatum, phenylephrine hcl

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 0363-0188
Route of Administration Rectal

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Mineral oil ( UNII: T5L8T28FGP)( Mineral oil - UNII: T5L8T28FGP ) 14 gin 100 g
Petrolatum ( UNII: 4T6H12BN9U)( Petrolatum - UNII: 4T6H12BN9U ) 74.9 gin 100 g
Phenylephrine hydrochloride ( UNII: 04JA59TNSJ)( Phenylephrine - UNII: 1WS297W6MV ) .25 gin 100 g

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Benzoic acid ( UNII: 8SKN0B0MIM)
Butylated hydroxyanisole ( UNII: REK4960K2U)
Corn oil ( UNII: 8470G57WFM)
Glycerin ( UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)
Lanolin ( UNII: 7EV65EAW6H)
Lanolin alcohols ( UNII: 884C3FA9HE)
Methylparaben ( UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)
Paraffin ( UNII: I9O0E3H2ZE)
Propylparaben ( UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)
Water ( UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
Thyme oil ( UNII: 2UK410MY6B)
.alpha.-tocopherol acetate ( UNII: 9E8X80D2L0)
White wax ( UNII: 7G1J5DA97F)

Product Characteristics

Color YELLOW (light)

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph final part346 USA

Labeler - Walgreen Company( 008965063)

Package/label principal display panel

Hemorrhoidal Ointment

Prevents Further Irritation

Prompt soothing relief from painful burning, itching & discomfort

Shrinks swollen hemorrhoidal tissue

Protects irritated tissue

NET WT 2 OZ (57 g)

Compare to Preparation H ®Hemorrhoidal Ointment active ingredients