Scheriproct Suppositories (12)
- Active Ingredients Prednisolone & Cinchocaine
- Reliefs Itching, Inflammation, Swelling & Pain
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- Next Day Delivery Available At Checkout
Scheriproct Is a dual action treatment for piles containing a steroid (prednisolone) which reduces inflammation and a local anesthetic (cinchocaine) which relieves pain. An effective treatment for the relief of the inflammation, swelling, itching and soreness of piles (hemorrhoids).
Scheriproct suppositories contains a substance which reduces inflammation (prednisolone) and a local anaesthetic (cinchocaine) which relieves pain.
This medicine is used for the relief of the inflammation, swelling, itching and soreness of piles (haemorrhoids) and to relieve itching of the anus (back passage). It is used short-term usually for 5 to 7 days.
Scheriproct suppositories and ointments work to relieve the pain and reduce the inflammation from hemorrhoids (piles). The suppositories are to be used internally, and the ointment can be used both internally and externally.
How to use Scheriproct suppositories
Always use Scheriproct as directed by your doctor or pharmacist and for no longer than 7 days. Always wash your hands before and after applying Scheriproct.
How to use Scheriproct Suppositories:
1. Before you insert a suppository find the small tear in the foil packet and remove
the covering foil, by tearing it in half.
2. If the suppositories have become softened, owing to warm temperature, they can
be hardened by putting them into cold water before you remove the covering
3. Insert the whole suppository into the anus.
4. To make insertion easier, either stand with one foot raised on a chair or squat
The usual treatment is one suppository a day, to be inserted preferably after a bowel
movement. However, if your discomfort is severe, you should insert one suppository
two or three times a day at the start of treatment.
Do not use Scheriproct Suppositories :
if you are allergic to prednisolone hexanoate, cinchocaine hydrochloride, other
local anaesthetics or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
if you have a viral infection (e.g. herpes, shingles, chicken-pox)
if you have any bacterial or fungal infections of the skin or elsewhere for which you are not receiving treatment.
For troublesome piles you may also want to use Scheriproct ointment for external piles and their symptoms.
Available from my pharmacy as well as other treatments.
Other medicines and Scheriproct
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take anyother medicines.
Some medicines may increase the effects of Scheriproct and your doctor may wish to
monitor you carefully if you are taking these medicines (including some medicines for
HIV: ritonavir, cobicistat).
For further information on piles see the NHS website
Piles (haemorrhoids) are lumps inside and around your bottom (anus). They often get better on their own after a few days. There are things you can do to treat and prevent piles.
Symptoms of piles include:
-bright red blood after you poo
-an itchy anus
-feeling like you still need to poo after going to the toilet
-slimy mucus in your underwear or on toilet paper after wiping your bottom
-lumps around your anus
-pain around your anus
How you can treat or prevent piles
-drink lots of fluid and eat plenty of fibre to keep your poo soft
-wipe your bottom with damp toilet paper
-take paracetamol if piles hurt
-take a warm bath to ease itching and pain
-use an ice pack wrapped in a towel to ease discomfort
-gently push a pile back inside
-keep your bottom clean and dry
-cut down on alcohol and caffeine (like tea, coffee and cola) to avoid constipation
-do not wipe your bottom too hard after you poo
-do not ignore the urge to poo
-do not push too hard when pooing
-do not take painkillers that contain codeine, because they cause constipation
-do not take ibuprofen if your piles are bleeding
-do not spend more time than you need to on the toilet
Non-urgent advice: See a GP if:
there’s no improvement after 7 days of treatment at home
you keep getting piles
Your GP may prescribe stronger medicines for haemorrhoids or constipation.
What causes piles?
Piles are swollen blood vessels. It’s not clear what causes them.
Things that make piles more likely:
pushing too hard when pooing
pregnancy – read about piles during pregnancy
For further information on piles see the NHS website
The most commonly reported side-effects of Scheriproct Suppositories are restlessness, anxiety, dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, and tremors.
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from the use of Scheriproct Suppositories.
This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
– Blurred vision
– Ventricular arrhythmias
– Facial flushing
– Feeling of a whirling motion
– General body discomfort
– Increased appetite
– Increased sweating
– Upset stomach
– Scheriproct Suppositories may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice.
For the patient information leaflet