Doproct ointment is used for treatment of pain, itchiness and inflammation caused by the irritation in the anal such as Hemorrhoids,
fissures and postoperative haemorrhoid removal.
How to use Doproct Ointment
Apply a small amount of doproct ointment for hemorrhoids once in the morning and once in the evening (after
bowel movement) everyday to the anal canal.
If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to apply the ointment and skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose of ointment
These are general guide, always follow the instructions given by your doctor if you are not sure how to use this product.
Always remind your doctor and pharmacist that you are applying Doproct ointment if you are using another treatment for any other conditions.
How Doproct Ointment works
This medicine contains three active ingredients that help to ease itchiness and thus allowing healing of the condition . This is how they work :
- Hydrocortisone is categorize under a group of corticosteroids. It has the properties of anti-inflammatory and anti-itching.
- Benzocaine is a local anaesthetic that are used to block the sensory nerve endings in the skin.
- Zinc oxide is used for soothing and protect against haemorrhoids.
The other inactive ingredient of this ointments are Purified water, mineral oil, glycerin, lactic acid, isopropyl myristate, methyl paraben, propyl paraben, and emulgade 1000 Ni T.
All medicines can have side effects. Doproct Ointment may sometimes cause unwanted side effects although not everybody gets them.
The most commons are :
• Dry skin
• Transient burning or stinging sensations
Always tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any unwanted effects
If you need more information about this product, you can view and download the patient leaflet Here