Anusol vs Preparation H

Anusol
(OTC)
Preparation H
(OTC)
Anusol is an enema medication.
Preparation H is an enema medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.4
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.1
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,701 Discussions
14,526 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Hemorrhoids
Anusol is approved for Hemorrhoids and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Hemorrhoids
#2 for Itching
Preparation H is approved for Hemorrhoids and Itching and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Anu
Cramping
3
Spotting
2
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Blood Clots
2
Rectal Bleeding
1
Contractions
1
Fistula
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Dehydration
1
Pre
Weight Gain
3
Dehydration
2
Blood Clots
2
Bloating
1
Blood in Stool
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Spotting
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Paranoia
1
Fainting
1
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Anusol
Anu
Preparation H
Pre
Cramping
Anu
Pre
3
0
Spotting
Anu
Pre
2
1
Nausea
Anu
Pre
2
0
Weight Gain
Anu
Pre
2
3
Blood Clots
Anu
Pre
2
2
Rectal Bleeding
Anu
Pre
1
0
Contractions
Anu
Pre
1
0
Fistula
Anu
Pre
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Anu
Pre
1
1
Dehydration
Anu
Pre
1
2
Weight Gain
Pre
Anu
3
2
Dehydration
Pre
Anu
2
1
Blood Clots
Pre
Anu
2
2
Bloating
Pre
Anu
1
0
Blood in Stool
Pre
Anu
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Anu
1
0
Spotting
Pre
Anu
1
2
Lack Of Sleep
Pre
Anu
1
1
Paranoia
Pre
Anu
1
0
Fainting
Pre
Anu
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Anusol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Preparation H during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Rectal Ointment
Rectal Gel, Rectal Ointment
Dosages
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Ointment: 1%, 1%-46.6%-12.5%
Suppository: , 51%
Cream: , 0.25%-3%-12%-18%
Ointment: , 0.25%-14%-74.9%
Suppository:
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pramoxine Hcl/Mineral Oil/Zinc Oxide , Starch , Resorcinol/Balsam Peru/Bismuth Subgallate/Zinc Oxide , Glycerin/Witch Hazel Leaf
Phenylephrine hcl/Mineral oil/Petrolatum;white, Phenylephrine Hcl/Shark Liver Oil/Glycerin/Petrolatum White, Shark Liver Oil/Cocoa Butter, Phenylephrine Hcl/Witch Hazel, Hydrocortisone, Witch Hazel, Phenylephrine Hcl/Shark Liver Oil/Mineral Oil/Petrolat Wht, Phenylephrine Hcl/Shark Liver Oil/Cocoa Butter, Phenylephrine/Pramoxine/Glycerin/White Petrolatum
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Anusol and Preparation H: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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