What is Nupercainal® used for?
Nupercainal® Hemorrhoidal Ointment is used for the temporary relief of pain, itching, and burning due to hemorrhoids or other anorectal disorders.
What are hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids are dilated veins around the anus. Most people with hemorrhoids experience mild to moderate pain, itching, burning or bleeding.* Swollen hemorrhoids are sometimes called “piles.”
*Stop use of Nupercainal® and talk to a doctor if bleeding occurs.
How long does Nupercainal® last?
Nupercainal® Hemorrhoidal Ointment provides relief for up to 8 hours. No other OTC hemorrhoidal product lasts longer.
How does Nupercainal® work?
It provides numbing relief to the affected area.
What is the active ingredient for Nupercainal®?
The active ingredient for Nupercainal® Hemorrhoidal Ointment is Dibucaine, a local anesthetic which provides numbing relief to the affected area.
Can I use Nupercainal® if I am pregnant or nursing?
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health care professional before use.
Can I use Nupercainal® with my prescription drug(s) or other OTC medication(s)?
You should ask your doctor or pharmacist if you can use Nupercainal® while you are using other medications.
Can I use Nupercainal® for bleeding hemorrhoids?
No. If bleeding occurs, stop use of Nupercainal® and contact your doctor.