For the symptomatic treatment of hemorrhoids and itching in the perianal area for a short period of time.
Proctozan NEO Ingredients
The main active ingredients are sodium heparin, prednisolone acetate, polidocanol.
Excipients: paraffin, lanolin, mineral oil, colloidal anhydrous silicon dioxide.
It is made in the form of an ointment, in tubes with a volume of 20 grams, and 1 gram of the drug contains 2.233 mg of prednisolone, 65 IU of sodium heparin and 30 mg of polidocanol.
This drug belongs to the group of antimicrobial and antiseptic substances based on corticosteroid components, intended for local use in proctology.
Prednisolone is a synthetic corticosteroid used to reduce inflammation because it inhibits the secretion and release of inflammatory mediators.
Promotes inhibition of the accumulation of cells (leukocytes, macrophages, etc.) in the inflamed area. Helps reduce capillary permeability. Increases protein catabolism, the content of glucose and lipid acids in the blood, affects the metabolism of amino acids. Its use also reduces the likelihood of scar tissue formation.
Heparin acts as an anticoagulant, and polidocanol promotes hardening of veins, eliminates pain.
This drug Proctozan NEO is used to treat:
- hemorrhoids (both internal and external nodes);
- anal fissures eczema, itching in the anal area;
- obliterating thrombophlebitis, thrombophlebitis of the veins of the anal zone.
You should not use the specified drug if the patient has had a previous hypersensitivity (allergy) with respect to one of the components that are part of the drug – both basic and auxiliary.
- Cushing’s syndrome;
- fungal skin lesions;
- tuberculosis of the skin;
- cutaneous syphilis in this area, herpes;
- tumors of the anus.
Not used in pediatrics.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
Treatment of pregnant women in the first trimester is carried out with great care, only according to indications, since there is a risk of impaired fetal growth or complications from the adrenal glands.
In the II and III trimester, as well as during breastfeeding, treatment with this drug is allowed, since it enters the bloodstream in doses that are safe for the mother and child.
Method of administration and dosage
Proctozan NEO ointment is applied in a thin layer, in the case of anal fissures, the drug should be applied to the entire fissure and anus.
It is permissible to apply the drug:
- in the acute phase – 2 to 4 times a day;
- after relieving pain and improving the condition – 1-2 times a day is enough.
The ointment is applied after a preliminary bowel movement and washing the anal area (with cool water).
The drug should not be used for longer than 14 days to avoid systemic side effects.
An overdose of this drug (exceeding the dosage) can cause increased side effects.
Edema, itching, rash may occur. Hyperglycemia, glucosuria, Itsenko-Cushing’s syndrome may occur.
In general, symptomatic treatment is recommended. In case of significant overdose, administration of hydrocortisone is recommended.
The drug is usually well tolerated. Side effects can occur only with prolonged use of the drug.
In this case, you may observe:
- convulsions, increased intracranial pressure;
- Cushing’s syndrome;
- anaphylactic reactions, hypersensitivity reactions;
- itching, hyperemia, swelling and skin rash;
- allergic dermatitis, allergic urticaria, skin irritation;
- dry skin, burning sensation, tingling sensation, skin irritation, mucosal atrophy, secondary infection.
Storage conditions and periods
This medicinal product Proctozan NEO is able to retain its medicinal properties for 3 years, from the date of manufacture indicated on the package.
Storage is carried out in a dry place, away from sunlight.
Storage temperature should not exceed 25 ° C.