Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside)
What is Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) used for?
Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) is a topical medication used to treat external haemorrhoids. It contains a combination of an anaesthetic and vasoprotective substance that work together to reduce irritation and pain associated with these conditions. The medication blocks pain and soothes the area while reducing the swelling and irritation of the vascular structures. Your doctor may prescribe it to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside)?
Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to ensure the correct usage. The cream is normally applied twice each day, but your particular instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Wash your hands before each application to remove contaminants. Put a small amount of cream on a finger, apply it to the affected area, and gently massage it into the skin. You may wear a rubber glove if you do not wish to have the medicine contact your skin. Thoroughly wash your hands using soap and water after each application to prevent it from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside)?
The use of Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are intense stinging, severe pain, deterioration of the symptoms being treated, or signs of an allergic reaction including hives, skin rashes, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require reduced administration frequency or immediate medical attention in serious cases to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) is only meant for external use. Do not apply the cream to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not use this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to its contents, or if you have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. You are also recommended to inform your doctor about any other chronic health conditions you have that may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly use Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Procto-Glyvenol (Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Tribenoside) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.