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PROCTOLARC 20GM CREAM

Proctolarc 20GM cream 
Uses and Benefits

 

Uses and Benefits

Proctolarc 20GM cream is combination medicine used to treat piles (haemorrhoids). It is prescribed for pain and bleeding associated with anal fissures, internal or external haemorrhoids, post haemorrhoidectomy pain and minor degrees of proctitis. The medicine improves blood flow and effectively relieves swelling, pain, irritation or itching caused due to piles. Avoid spicy, oil-rich food and take plenty of fibres to aid in digestion. However, the uses of this cream mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

 

Composition

The active ingredients of Proctolarc 20GM cream are Beclometasone (0.025% W/W), Phenylephrine (0.1% W/W) and Lidocaine (2.5% W/W)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

 

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Proctolarc cream is a combination of three medicines, used to treat piles. Beclometasone is a steroid which works by blocking the production of prostaglandins (chemical messengers) that make skin red, swollen and itchy. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that reduces swelling by shrinking blood vessels in the affected area of skin. Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic that decreases pain sensation by blocking pain signals from the nerves to the brain.

Contraindications and Cautions

 

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Proctolarc cream:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the cream.
  • Hypertension
  • Caution:
  • Visual disturbances
  • Usage of other topical corticosteroids
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Children below 12 years
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

 

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Proctolarc 20GM cream. It is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Itching at the application site
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Redness
  • Peeling
  • Blistering
  • Skin rash
  • Stinging
How to Use

 

How to Use

Use Proctolarc cream as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this cream for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount prescribed.
Clean and dry the affected area. Avoid getting this cream in contact with open wounds, eyes, mouth and nose. Follow all the instructions mentioned on the label.
Depending on the severity, apply the cream 2-3 times a day. Apply a thin layer of this cream usually in the morning and bedtime, or after each bowel movement or as advised by your doctor and gently rub on the affected area.

Overdosage

Avoid applying the Proctolarc cream more than required. An overdose is extremely unlikely with this cream since it is only for external use. Internal consumption of medicine leads to harmful side effects. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after using the medicine, promptly seek medical attention. Symptoms of over dose may include:

  • Burning sensation
  • Severe itching
  • Eczema
  • Paraesthesia of skin
Warnings and Precautions

 

Warnings and Precautions

Use Proctolarc cream on the advice of your medical practitioner. Complete avoidance of the cream may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.

Liver:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this cream for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.

Pregnancy:

Proctolarc cream is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. Though it is a topic preparation, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this cream.

Lactation:

This medicine is generally considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before using the cream.

Alcohol:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the interaction of this cream with alcohol, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

Driving:

This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

Food:

There are no known food interactions with this cream.

Drug Interactions:

There are no known drug interactions with Proctolarc cream. Check with your doctor or pharmacist about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking which includes topical corticosteroids, over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Precautions
  • Do not use this cream post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
  • Only for external use
FDA Pregnancy Category

 

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Lidocaine for:

This medication is a local anesthetic, indicated for local or regional anesthesia.

How does Lidocaine work:

It prevents nerves from sending painful impulses to the brain.

How should Lidocaine be used:

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle. It also comes as a cream, gel, and solution to apply topically.

Common side effects of Lidocaine :

Dizziness, drowsiness, vomiting, blurred vision and slurred speech.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Generally its given on needed basis.

What precautions should I take when taking Lidocaine :

If you have an allergy to lidocaine, prilocaine, or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Trouble breathing. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Lidocaine with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Lidocaine :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Anaesthetics- Local & General


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Proctolarc 20GM cream?

It is combination medicine used to treat piles (haemorrhoids). It is prescribed for pain and bleeding associated with anal fissures, internal or external haemorrhoids, post haemorrhoidectomy pain and minor degrees of proctitis. The medicine improves blood flow and effectively relieves swelling, pain, irritation or itching caused due to piles. Avoid spicy, oil-rich food and take plenty of fibres to aid in digestion.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Proctolarc 20GM cream?

The cream is well tolerated when used in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include itching, peeling, burning, irritation, blistering, redness at the application site and skin rash. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects dry skin, severe itching, pruritis, stinging.

Q3. Should we use Proctolarc 20GM cream with food or without food?

Usage of the cream does not depend on food. Avoid spicy, oily food and take plenty of fibres to aid in digestion and ensure speedy recovery.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Proctolarc 20GM cream?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before using this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients who have an allergy to any components used in the cream, hypertension, visual disturbances, usage of other topical corticosteroids, ventricular tachycardia, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Proctolarc 20GM cream make you sleepy?

This cream does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

Q6. Is Proctolarc 20GM cream harmful? What does an overdose of Proctolarc 20GM cream lead to?

This cream is usually well tolerated when used in the recommended dosage guidelines. An overdose is extremely unlikely with this cream since it is only for external use. Internal consumption of medicine leads to harmful side effects. Over dose of the medicine may lead to burning sensation, severe itching, eczema, paraesthesia of skin.

Q7. Can I use Proctolarc 20GM cream during pregnancy?

It is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. Though it is a topic preparation, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this cream.

Q8. Can Proctolarc 20GM cream be used without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not use the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Proctolarc 20GM cream?

Since there is not enough reliable information about the interaction of this cream with alcohol, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

Q10. How to store Proctolarc 20GM cream?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the cream according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q12. Can we give Proctolarc 20GM cream to children?

This cream is not recommended for children below 12 years of age unless prescribed since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Proctolarc 20GM cream?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically determined. You will start to feel better in 1-2 days after using the cream. But continue to use the cream until completion of the maximum amount prescribed, even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun.

Q14. How long does the effect of Proctolarc 20GM cream last?

The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically determined.

Q15. Can we take Proctolarc 20GM cream daily? If yes, how many creams can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I use the Proctolarc 20GM cream?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I use Proctolarc 20GM cream?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Depending on the severity, apply the cream 1-3 times a day. Apply the medicine usually in the morning and bedtime, or after each bowel movement.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited

304, block- c, saraswati vihar, delhi,110034

Packed By

Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited

304, block- c, saraswati vihar, delhi,110034

Marketed By

WYNCLARK PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

ground floor, 12-7-20/64/2, survey no. 793, goods shed road, moosapet, kukatpally, hyderabad, 500018

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