Proctosedyl

Proctosedyl

Manufacturer:

sanofi-aventis

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per g rectal oint Dibucaine HCl 5 mg, hydrocortisone 5 mg, neomycin B sulfate 10 mg, esculin 10 mg. Per supp Dibucaine HCl 5 mg, hydrocortisone 5 mg, neomycin B sulfate 10 mg, esculoside 10 mg
Indications/Uses
Internal & external haemorrhoids. Haemorrhoids in pregnancy & post-partum. Anal pruritus, peri-anal eczema, anal fissures & proctitis. Post-haemorrhoidectomy application to relieve pain & discomfort.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Rectal oint Apply oint in small quantity on the painful or pruritic area, morning & evening after each stool. Supp Insert 1 supp in the morning & evening & after each stool.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Presence of untreated viral, bacterial, tuberculous, parasitic or fungal infections. Extensive use in pregnancy. Not to be used in pregnancy or lactation unless considered essential by the physician.
Special Precautions
Avoid long-term continuous treatment as this may cause atrophic skin changes [leading to thinning, elasticity loss, superficial blood vessels dilatation, telangiectasiae, ecchymoses, urticaria, contact dermatitis (rectal oint only) & rash] especially when occlusive dressings are used. Depression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis w/ consequent suppression of adrenal gland may occur (most likely to be severe in childn). Risk of retarded growth; cushingoid state; benign intracranial HTN (rarely). Exclude potential malignancies prior to treatment. If patient presents symptoms eg, blurred vision or other visual disturbances, consider referral to an ophthalmologist for evaluation of possible causes which may include cataract, glaucoma or rare diseases eg, central serous chorioretinopathy. Institute suitable concomitant anti-microbial therapy in the presence of a secondary microbial skin infection. Supp: Anal irritation may occur in patients sensitive to any of the ingredients.
ATC Classification
C05AA01 - hydrocortisone ; Belongs to the class of products containing corticosteroids for topical use. Used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Proctosedyl rectal oint
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
Form
Proctosedyl supp
Packing/Price
10's
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