Suppositories are a method to deliver medication into the body they are often inserted into the anus,vagina or urethra.Anal suppositories such as Anusol suppositories have been designed to provide relieve from internal piles and other such related conditions.Formulated to help minimize itching, swelling and irritation Anusol suppositories contain zinc oxide and bismuth salts which help soothe raw skin with their mildly astringent an aseptic property and balsam peru which is also mildly antiseptic protecting sore skins allowing it to heal. Anusol suppositories are suitable for adults above the age of 18.
How to Use Anusol Suppositories?
Before using the suppositories it is essential you wash your hands thoroughly for health and hygiene reasons. Wash and dry the anal area gently with a towel and remove the plastic cover from the suppository before inserting it into the anus.one suppository should be inserted at night in the morning and after each bowel movement. Insert the suppositories far enough so that it doesn't slip out. Do not consume this medication orally.
As with all medication there is a chance you will experience side effects however these differ from person to person and not everyone will experience them, some side effects include:
Hypersensitivity such as a rash
If you experience any side effects when taking this medication or if your symptoms do not improve/worsen contact your doctor for advice before proceeding any further with treatment.
If you take this medication orally seek medical attention immediately. Do not use Anusol suppositories without further consultation with your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant.When it comes to piles it is important to engage in healthy lifestyle changes to help improve your overall gut health which will have a positive effect on your piles and hemorrhoids.Further information regarding diet and lifestyle changes to accommodate for anyone suffering with these conditions can be found on the NHS website.