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Proctogard T Cream

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Product introduction

Proctogard T Cream is a combination medicine used in the treatment of piles. It helps in relieving pain and quick healing of the piles. It also keeps the passage moist for easy passage of stool.

You should always use Proctogard T Cream exactly as your doctor has told you. The affected area should be clean and dry before application. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition goes on for longer than four weeks or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this medication work better by keeping the affected areas clean.

Common side effects include application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness). Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Benefits of Proctogard T Rectal Cream

In Treatment of Acidity

Acidity is a condition when your stomach produces more acid than is needed for the digestion of food. Proctogard T Cream helps treat acidity. Proctogard T Cream gives relief from burning sensation and stomach pain associated with acidity.

In Treatment of Heartburn

Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest caused by stomach acids travelling back up towards your throat and mouth. Proctogard T Cream works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the burning sensation and pain associated with heartburn. You can also take control of heartburn with few lifestyle changes. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Avoid eating within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Treatment of Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach. Proctogard T Cream is used to treat stomach ulcers. Proctogard T Cream covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it against stomach acid or further injury. This helps ulcers heal more quickly. $also gives relief from pain and discomfort in the stomach associated with stomach ulcers. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

Side effects of Proctogard T Rectal Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Proctogard T

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Proctogard T Rectal Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

How Proctogard T Rectal Cream works

Proctogard T Cream is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine that helps treat piles. Sucralfate is a medication that covers the damaged skin tissue and protects it from further injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine is a local anesthetic whose numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to piles.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Proctogard T Cream during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
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Information regarding the use of Proctogard T Cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
CAUTION
Proctogard T Cream should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Proctogard T Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Proctogard T Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Proctogard T Rectal Cream?

If you miss a dose of Proctogard T Cream, use it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Proctogard T Cream
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GASTRO INTESTINAL

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References

  1. Wolfe MM, Lowe RC (Editors). Pocket Guide to Gastrointestinal Drugs. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley Blackwell; 2014.
  2. McQuaid KR. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ (Editors). Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 1067-1101.
  3. Hoogerwerf WA, Pasricha PJ. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 967-981.

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Millennium City Information Technology Park, Tower-II, Plot No. 62, Block-DN, Sector V, 8th floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata: 700 091
Country of origin: India
MRP
124
Inclusive of all taxes
25 gm in 1 tube
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