Preparation H Cream

Active Ingredient(s): Glycerin + Petrolatum + Phenylephrine + Shark Liver Oil
Category: Hemorrhoids

Preparation H Cream Overview

Preparation H is a brand of medications made by Pfizer, used in the treatment of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are caused at least in part by inflamed blood vessels, and most versions of Preparation H work by reducing inflammation in blood vessels. The company that makes this product incorporated in 1926 as American Home Products (AHP) and "one of AHP's earliest prizes was the acquisition of a sunburn oil in 1935 that the company transformed into Preparation H, which became one of the world's best...

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Is preparation H ointment better to use for hemorrhoids than hydrocortisone? ## Hello, Matai! How are you? Most Preparation H formulations contain Hydrocortisone, along with other ingredients to sooth and shrink the hemorrhoids. Is there anything else I can help with?
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is there a substitute for preperation H that is milder? ## Apparently there are two versions of Preparation H. One which is supposed to be more effective than the other in retrospect to the active ingredients. There is an American version and a Canadian version which is considered the more effective cream. The most sought out difference between the two is that the American version left out one of the main ingredients Bio-Dyne; an ingredient used to further remove any bags from under the eyes. A lot of customer reviews state that it is considered a must-have once you have tried the Canadian version. To view the active ingredients in Preparation H cream, please click on the link below and refer to the top of the page... If you would like to further research each individual active ingredie...
Updated 8 years ago.
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I have hypothyroidism is it safe to use preparation H cream for my haemorroids? ## I would suggest asking your doctor, they would be the best to decide that.
Updated 9 years ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Glycerin + Petrolatum + Phenylephrine + Shark Liver Oil
  • Cream: 12% + 18% + 0.25% + 3%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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