BRAND USED BY HOSPITALS
TUCKS® Internal Soothers® Suppositories

Product Description

  • Hemorrhoidal Suppositories with Topical Starch.
  • The brand used by Hospitals®
  • Relieves Burning, Itching, and Discomfort.
  • Soothes and Protects irritated tissue.
  • Helps make bowel movements less painful.

Available in:

  • 12 and 24 count

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Purpose

Topical Starch 51% .......................................................................................................... Protectant

Uses

  • temporarily relieves these local symptoms associated with hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders:
    itching burning discomfort
  • temporarily forms a protective coating over inflamed tissues to help prevent drying of tissues
  • temporarily protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movement less painful

Warnings

For rectal use only.
When using this product
  • do not use more than directed unless told to do so by a doctor
Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • rectal bleeding occurs
  • condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
  • If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • see bottom panel for directions for opening suppository wrapper

Adults: insert one (1) suppository rectally up to 6 times daily or after each bowel movement by following these steps:

  • when pratical, clean the affected area with mild soap and warm water and rinse thoroughly
  • gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying
  • detach one (1) suppository from the strip of suppositories
  • remove wrapper before inserting into the rectum

Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information

  • Store at 68° - 77°F (20º - 25°C) to avoid melting

Inactive ingredients

benzyl alcohol, hydrogenated vegetable oil, tocopheryl acetate

Questions?

call 1-800-223-0182 or 215-273-8755 (collect).

 

Directions for opening suppository wrapper

  • If suppository seems soft, hold in plastic wrapper under cold water for 2-3 minutes.
  • 1. Detach one suppository from the strip of suppositories and remove wrapper as follows before inserting into the rectum.
  • 2. Hold suppository so that arrow on wrapper points up.
  • 3. Carefully separate the plastic wrapper tabs with your fingers.
  • 4. Peel plastic slowly and evenly down both sides, exposing suppository.
  • 5. Avoid excessive handling of suppository, since it is designed to melt at body temperature.
Carefully separate the plastic wrapper tabs with your fingers. Peel plastic slowly and evenly down both sides, exposing suppository.
 
 

 


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