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Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream
Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream
Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream
Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream
Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

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20g Cream in Tube
88.55*
MRP 104.18
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Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream Description

Proctosedyl BD cream is used to relieve pain and bleeding in piles and other diseases similar to it. Piles are usually characterized by pain while passing stools or blood in stools. It contains beclo

ethasone, lidocaine/lignocaine and phenylephrine. If you do not get your piles treated, it may lead to irritation, bleeding and many other complications. Beclomethasone helps in reducing inflammation and swelling, Phenylephrine helps bleeding and Lidocaine by its anaesthetic action relieves pain locally. Proctosedyl BD cream should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹88.55
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ContainsBeclometasone(0.25 %) + Phenylephrine(0.1 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.5 %)
UsesPiles
Side effectsBurning, itching, redness, irritation, thinning of the skin.
TherapyDRUGS FOR PILES
Check more medicines with composition as Beclometasone(0.25 %) + Phenylephrine(0.1 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.5 %)

Uses of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

Proctosedyl BD Cream is used to treat pain and bleeding in conditions like anal fissure (ulcer) and piles.

Contraindications of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

  • If you are allergic to beclomethasone, lidocaine/lignocaine and phenylephrine or any other ingredients of Proctosedyl BD cream.
  • If you have an infection at the site of application unless you are simultaneously taking antibiotics prescribed by your doctor for it.
  • This medicine is not meant to be used for children below 12 years of age.
  • You should not use this cream for prolonged duration or excess quantities of Proctosedyl BD cream as it contains a steroid and local anesthetic.

Side effects of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

The most common side effects of Proctosedyl BD cream are temporary application site reactions like burning, itching, redness, irritation and thinning of the skin.

Precautions and Warnings of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Proctosedyl BD cream during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised to consult your doctor before using Proctosedyl BD cream during any stage of pregnancy, especially during the first 3 months. During the first 3 months, the formation of organs and other body parts of the foetus takes place. Hence, the foetus is most susceptible to long term damage during this phase. Your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage overweighs the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Proctosedyl BD cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Proctosedyl BD cream is less likely to pass into breast milk. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before applying Proctosedyl BD cream while breastfeeding. In case you are prescribed this medicine avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Proctosedyl BD cream?
A:
Proctosedyl BD cream does not have any effect on the ability to drive or operate machines, so it is considered safe for you. However, as both activities may require you to sit continuously and as sitting may exacerbate pain due to piles, it is advisable not to perform activities requiring prolonged sitting.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Proctosedyl BD cream?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Proctosedyl BD cream on alcohol. However, you should avoid drinking alcohol if you have piles as alcohol can dehydrate you and can make you constipated, making it more difficult for you to pass bowel. It can also increase blood pressure and increase pressure in the veins of the anal area.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing any skin reactions after applying this cream, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You have any underlying conditions or diseases, your liver or kidneys are not functioning properly.
  • You should avoid the contact of this cream with eyes, mouth or open skin wounds and accidental exposure to eyes, mouth, blisters and open wounds.
  • You should avoid applying to a large area which may cause more of the cream to be absorbed and may cause blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty breathing, trembling, chest pain or irregular...
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  • The use of Proctosedyl BD cream should be avoided for more than 14 days in any case without proper medical advice as this may lead to thinning of the skin around the area applied.
  • You should take care not to damage your skin due to scratching, friction, hot or cold temperatures as due to the effect of this cream, you will not be able to feel pain due to the damage caused accide...
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  • In case your eyes come in contact with this cream, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Mode of Action of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

How Does It Work?

  • Proctosedyl BD cream works by the combined action of its three constituents, Beclomethasone, Phenylephrine and Lidocaine.
  • Beclomethasone is a steroid that acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substances, i.e. prostaglandins which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness. As a result, it reduces the swelling,...
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  • Phenylephrine is a vasoconstrictor it acts on blood vessels and constricts the blood vessels of the anal area and thus, reduces bleeding and swelling. It can also reduce irritation and itching.
  • Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic it numbs the area where it is applied. It works by stopping nerves from sending pain signals to your brain.

Directions for Use of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

  • Use Proctosedyl BD cream as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the instruction on the label carefully before use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this cream.
  • Avoid direct contact of the container with the wound.
  • Use an applicator if the internal application is required.

Interactions of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since this Proctosedyl BD cream is to be applied on the skin. It is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally.
  • However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Proctosedyl BD cream with other medicines. However, as this medicine contains Beclomethasone, Phenylephrine & Lignocaine, any interactions ...
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  • Proctosedyl BD should be used with caution with medicines used to treat disorders related to heart rate like Tocainide, Mexiletine and Amiodarone as the effect of these medicines on the heart is aggra...
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Storage and disposal of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

  • Proctosedyl BD cream should be stored in a cool and dry place.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused portion or cream no longer required properly.

Dosage of Proctosedyl Bd 20gm Cream

Overdose

Proctosedyl BD cream is meant for external application. The cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you ha...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not apply a double dose of...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Proctosedyl BD cream for piles and what are piles?

A: Yes, you can use Proctosedyl BD cream for piles. Piles are also known as haemorrhoids. It is a condition in which the blood vessels of your anal area gets swollen broken due to excessive strain. Piles make you feel uncomfortable and painful while passing the bowel. It is characterised by irritation, itching, painful sensation and blood in stools.

Q: What is an Anal fissure?

A: An anal fissure is a small tear in the skin of the anal canal. It is usually caused by constipation, passing of large and hard stools, prolonged diarrhoea, damage during childbirth, poor toilet habits in children or long term diseases with prolonged diarrhoea, blood in stools, pain and cramping in the stomach.

Q: Will it be more effective if I apply more Proctosedyl BD cream than what is advised?

A: No, you should avoid applying more Proctosedyl BD cream than what is prescribed. Applying more than the necessary amount would cause more of it to be absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream and cause an overdose of its components causing side effects.

Q: Can I stop using Proctosedyl BD cream if my symptoms go away?

A: No, you should never stop using Proctosedyl BD cream without consulting your doctor, even if your symptoms go away. Generally, your doctor will give you instructions for what duration you have to use the cream and this duration may extend even after your symptoms go away.

Q: Is Proctosedyl BD and Anobliss same?

A: No. Proctosedyl BD and Anobliss have different constituents. However, both of these medications are used for the treatment of anal fissures and piles. Your doctor will prescribe you the suitable one after accessing the underlying condition and severity of the disease. Do not self-medicate.

Q: What should I eat and what should be avoided if I have piles?

  • Consume a diet with good amounts of fibre, as it can improve the passage of bowels.
  • Consume whole grains, leafy vegetables, lentils and fruits.
  • Avoid binge drinking and smoking and drink plenty of water.
  • Avoid lifting heavy weights as it can put pressure on the anal area.

Q: What other things can I do to care for piles?

A: Other than Proctosedyl BD cream, your doctor will advise you diet and lifestyle changes (like adequate sleep and plenty of exercises) and sitz bath. In a sitz bath, you take warm water to about half the capacity of the tub and sit in it bare skin to allow relief.

Q: How to apply Proctosedyl BD cream 20 gm for piles?

A: You should use Proctosedyl BD cream as directed by your doctor. You should read the instruction label carefully before using this cream. Clean and dry the affected area and then apply this cream. You also must wash your hands before and after using this cream. Use an applicator if it has to be applied internally. Wash the applicator after use.

Q: Can this cream be used in children?

A: No, this cream should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

Q: How should I store Proctosedyl BD Cream 20gm?

A: Proctosedyl BD cream 20 mg should be stored in a cool and dry place at room temperature. Keep it away from direct sunlight. Keep it away from children and pets. Make sure you close the cap of the tube tightly each time after use.

Q: Can Proctosedyl BD Cream 20 mg be used for the long term?

A: It is advised that you should not use this cream for more than 14 days at a stretch, as it may cause thinning of the skin in the area of application. Nonetheless, every medicine should be used for the duration as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: How many times a day I can use Proctosedyl BD cream?

A: You should use Proctosedyl BD cream as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor. The doctor decides the dose depending on various factors such as the grade of piles, age and severity of the disease.

Q: How long do I need to use Proctosedyl BD cream before I see improvement in my conditions?

A: Proctosedyl BD cream should be used till the complete elimination of the disease. It is advised to continue using Proctosedyl BD cream for as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you to treat your condition properly.

Q: What is Proctosedyl BD cream used for?

A: Proctosedyl BD cream is used to treat pain and bleeding in conditions like anal fissure (ulcer) and piles.

Q: What is the composition of Proctosedyl BD cream?

A: Proctosedyl BD cream is a combination medicine containing beclomethasone, lidocaine/lignocaine and phenylephrine as its main components.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Proctosedyl BD cream?

A: If you get any cream in your eyes, rinse with water straight away. Keep your eyes open when you rinse. If you still feel any discomfort, contact your doctor immediately.

Q: Can I use Proctosedyl BD cream for anal fissure?

A: Yes, Proctosedyl BD cream is used in the treatment of haemorrhoids (piles) and anal fissures (a small painful tear in the lining of the anus). It relieves pain, swelling or itching associated with such conditions.

Q: Can Proctosedyl BD cream be used by lactating mothers?

A: Proctosedyl BD cream is less likely to pass into breast milk. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before applying Proctosedyl BD cream while breastfeeding. In case you are prescribed this medicine avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Q: Is Proctosedyl BD cream safe for pregnant women?

A: It is advised to consult your doctor before using Proctosedyl BD cream during any stage of pregnancy, especially during the first 3 months. During the first 3 months, the formation of organs and other body parts of the foetus takes place. Hence, the foetus is most susceptible to long term damage during this phase. Your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage overweighs the risk.

Q: Can Proctosedyl BD cream be used for fungal infections?

A: No, it is not effective in fungal infection. Proctosedyl BD cream is used to treat pain and bleeding in conditions like anal fissures (ulcers) and piles.

Q: Can I use Proctosedyl BD cream for a long duration?

A: No, Proctosedyl BD cream should not be used for more than 14 days in any case without proper medical advice as this may lead to thinning of the skin around the area applied. If you do not see any improvement, inform the doctor. But do not use it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
PROCTOSEDYL BD
Expires on or After
29/04/2024

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