A.E.R. Witch Hazel

Name: A.E.R. Witch Hazel

How should I use A.E.R. Witch Hazel (glycerin and witch hazel topical)?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

It is best to use this medication after using the bathroom or having a bowel movement.

You may use a glycerin and witch hazel topical medicated pad up to 6 times per day.

After using the medicated pad, you may flush it down a toilet or septic system.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What is the most important information I should know about glycerin and witch hazel topical?

Do not take glycerin and witch hazel topical by mouth. It is for use only on your rectum.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have bloody diarrhea or severe pain, bleeding, or irritation around your rectum.

Avoid using laxatives in combination with glycerin and witch hazel topical unless your doctor has told you to.

How should I use glycerin and witch hazel topical?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

It is best to use this medication after using the bathroom or having a bowel movement.

You may use a glycerin and witch hazel topical medicated pad up to 6 times per day.

After using the medicated pad, you may flush it down a toilet or septic system.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since glycerin and witch hazel topical is used as needed, it does not have a daily dosing schedule. Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after using glycerin and witch hazel topical .

Glycerin and witch hazel topical side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using glycerin and witch hazel topical and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • bloody diarrhea; or

  • severe pain, bleeding, or irritation of the skin around your rectum.

Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Glycerin and witch hazel topical dosing information

Usual Adult Dose for Hemorrhoids:

Gently apply to the affected area by patting and then discard. Can be used up to 6 times per day or after each bowel movement.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Hemorrhoids:

12 years or older:
Gently apply to the affected area by patting and then discard. Can be used up to 6 times per day or after each bowel movement.

For the Consumer

Applies to glycerin / witch hazel topical: topical pad

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking glycerin / witch hazel topical: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using glycerin and witch hazel topical and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • bloody diarrhea; or

  • severe pain, bleeding, or irritation of the skin around your rectum.

Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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