Menthol, bismuth subgallate, calcium carbonate, zinc oxide.
Each 100g of cream contains 1g menthol, 2g bismuth subgallate, 5g calcium carbonate and 8g zinc oxide.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: The other ingredients are: hard paraffin, glycerol, wool fat, glycerol mono-dioleate, polyoxyethylene-12-cetyl stearyl alcohol, purified water and as preservatives: butyl parahydroxybenzoate, ethyl parahydroxybenzoate (E214), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216) and methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218).
Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacokinetics: Rowatanal Cream has antiseptic and astringent (cleansing) properties. It relieves the intense itching and burning sensation associated with haemorrhoids.
For the treatment of haemorrhoids and proctitis (anal irritation).
Apply 2-3 times daily and after defecation. For internal haemorrhoids, use the cannula nozzle provided.
For rectal use only.
Do not use Rowatanal if the patient is allergic to menthol, bismuth subgallate, calcium carbonate, zinc oxide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
Talk to the doctor or pharmacist before using Rowatanal if the piles are bleeding or have been present for some time.
If the condition persists or worsens the patient should also consult the doctor.
Rowatanal contains glycerol, wool fat and parahydroxybenzoates. This medicine contains glycerol, which may have a mild laxative effect. It contains wool fat, which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis). It also contains parahydroxybenzoates which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
Effect on ability to Drive and Use Machines: Rowatanal does not normally produce any effects on ability to drive or use machines.
This product should not be used during pregnancy and lactation unless considered essential by the physician.
Ask the doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.
Side effects have been reported rarely with use of this and similar products. Side effects include a brief cooling sensation on application of the cream. Sensitivity reactions have been reported very rarely.
Rowatanal contains glycerol, wool fat and parahydroxybenzoates. (See Precautions for further information).
If any of the side effects get serious, or if the patient notices any side effects not listed in the leaflet, please tell the doctor or pharmacist.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if the patient is taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Do not store above 30°C.
Do not use the medicine after the expiry date, which is stated on both the outer carton and on the tube.
The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
C05AX02 - bismuth preparations, combinations ; Belongs to the class of other agents used topically in the treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures.
Rowatanal rectal cream
26 g x 1's