Perinal Cutaneous Spray
- Relieves Pain & Itch Caused By Haemorrhoids
- Active Ingredient: Hydrocortisone and Lidocaine
- For Short-Term Use
- Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
- Next Day Delivery Available
Perinal Cutaneous Spray is a treatment to spray on and around your bottom (anus) to relieve painful and itchy symptoms caused, for example, by haemorrhoids (piles)
What is Perinal Cutaneous Spray and what is it used for
• Perinal Cutaneous Spray is a treatment to spray on and around your bottom (anus) to relieve painful and itchy symptoms caused, for example, by haemorrhoids (piles)
• Haemorrhoids are swollen or enlarged blood vessels that can be either internal (inside the anus) or external (outside the anus). They can cause varying degrees of pain, itch and irritation, particularly after going to the toilet.
• Perinal Cutaneous Spray is suitable for use by adults, the elderly and children over the age of 14. Children under the age of 14 may also use it if recommended by their doctor.
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Before you use Perinal Cutaneous Spray
It is very important that you tell your doctor if:
• you have bleeding or persistent pain from your bottom (anus), especially if associated with having to go to the toilet more or less often than you have done in the past;
• if your stomach is unusually swollen or bloated, or;
• if you are losing weight. Do not delay telling your doctor if you have any of the symptoms above, because you may need urgent treatment.
Do not use Perinal Cutaneous Spray:
• if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to hydrocortisone, lidocaine hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients in this medicine
• on broken or infected skin. Take special care when using this product:
• Avoid using it continuously for more than 7 days, unless advised by your doctor.
• Keep the spray away from your eyes, nose and mouth.
• For children under the age of 14, only use Perinal Cutaneous Spray if recommended by a doctor.
• Contact your doctor if you experience blurred vision or other visual disturbances.
How to use Perinal
Use Perinal Cutaneous Spray only on and around your bottom (anus)
Prime the pump before use by pressing down on the top of the pump once or twice.
For adults, the elderly and children over 14 years of age:
• Parting your buttocks, if necessary, spray once over the affected area (the spray will operate in any orientation, even upside down).
• Repeat up to three times a day if you need to.
• Replace the cap after use.
• Always wash your hands after use. Stop using the spray after 7 days unless your doctor advises you to carry on with it.
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Like all medicines, Perinal Cutaneous Spray
can cause side effects, although not everybody
• You may feel a local tingling sensation
after initial application. This is normal and
• Rarely, individuals may experience more
persistent discomfort and irritation, in which
case they may be allergic to the spray’s
ingredients and should stop using it.
• Topical corticosteroids are usually well
tolerated when used in the right amount
and for the correct length of time. However,
prolonged, excessive use, particularly
in children, can cause local skin thinning
(making the skin damage easily) and adrenal
suppression (a type of hormone imbalance
that causes generalised effects on the body).
Stopping treatment normally corrects these
• Hydrocortisone can cause blurred vision.
The frequency of this is not known. If this
happens, stop using this product and tell
• Topical lidocaine is normally well tolerated
and the amount in Perinal Cutaneous Spray
is very small. However, if you feel dizzy,
drowsy or experience difficulty breathing,
you should stop using this product and seek
If any of the side effects get serious, or you
notice any other side effects not mentioned in
this leaflet, stop using this product and tell
your doctor or pharmacist.