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Anusol 12 Suppositories
® trademark © Johnson & Johnson (Pty) Ltd 2009.Consumer contact centre 0860410032. (South Africa only).Scheduling status: SO.Proprietary name (and dosage form):Anusol suppositories.Composition:Each suppository contains:Bismuth subgallate - 59.0 mg.Bismuth oxide - 24.0 mg.Zinc oxide - 296.0 mg.Pharmacological classification:A: 11.8 Suppositories and anal ointments.Pharmacological action:Anusol suppositories lubricate and soothe, and help to reduce the oedema and pain of irritated anorectal membranes.Indications:Anusol suppositories soothe the pain and irritation of haemorrhoids (piles), and other related anorectal conditions.Identification:White to off-white, bullet-shaped suppositories with a characteristic balsamic odour. Presentation:A pack containing two PVC blisters of 6 suppositories each (12 suppositories).Name and business address of applicant: Johnson & Johnson (Pty) Ltd.12 suppositories.Each suppository contains: Bismuth Subgallate 59.0 mg; Bismuth Oxide 24.0 mg; Zinc Oxide 296.0 mg.
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Anusol.Suppositories.Relieves pain & irritation of piles.
Dosage and directions for use:Not to be taken orally.The area around the anal opening should be cleansed with soap and warm water, then dried carefully by patting (not rubbing) with soft toilet tissue or cottonwool before medication is used.Adults:Remove plastic cover and insert one suppository in the morning, one at bedtime and one after every evacuation or as directed by the physician.1. Tear along the perforation to remove one suppository from the strip (see figure 1 below).2. Grasp the two halves of the plastic cover firmly, holding between the thumb and forefinger of each hand (as indicated in figure 2 below). Gently pull apart to fully expose the suppository.3. Remove the suppository, and insert as deeply into the anus as possibleThe suppositories are specially shaped for easy insertion into the anus. You may find insertion of the suppositories easier if you place one foot on a chair or lie on your side with one leg drawn up as high as possible under the chin.Remove plastic cover and insert one suppository in the morning and at bedtime and after every evacuation. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.