- lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate
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Perinal Cutaneous Spray
PACKAGE LEAFLET Information for the user
PERINAL™ CUTANEOUS SPRAY
hydrocortisone 0.2% w/w / lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate 1.0% w/w
Read all of this leaflet carefully before using this product.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information or advice. You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Perinal Cutaneous Spray is and what it is used for
2. Before you use Perinal Cutaneous Spray
3. How to use Perinal Cutaneous Spray
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Perinal Cutaneous Spray
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. WHAT PERINAL CUTANEOUS SPRAY IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
2. BEFORE YOU USE PERINAL CUTANEOUS SPRAY
It is very important that you tell your doctor if:
Do not delay telling your doctor if you have any of the symptoms above, because you may need urgent treatment.
Do not use Perinal Cutaneous Spray:
Take special care when using this product:
Using other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using other medicines containing corticosteroids (hydrocortisone is one of a group of medicines called corticosteroids) because the risk of side effects (see Section 4) may be additive.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have recently used or been given the following medicines:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Animal birth defects have occurred with similar products containing corticosteroids, so there may be a very small risk of these problems in humans.
You should not use this product if you are pregnant or breast-feeding unless your doctor has recommended you to do so.
Driving and using machinery
Using this product is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.
3. HOW TO USE PERINAL CUTANEOUS SPRAY
Use Perinal Cutaneous Spray only on and around your bottom (anus).
Prime the pump before use by pressing down on the top of the pump once or twice.
For adults, the elderly and children over 14 years of age:
Stop using the spray after 7 days unless your doctor advises you to carry on with it.
If the spray gets into the eyes it may cause irritation. If it gets into the eyes, rinse the eyes with plenty of water. If rinsing one eye, take care to avoid washing product into the other eye. If irritation persists seek medical attention.
If you occasionally forget to use Perinal Cutaneous Spray, do not worry, just carry on using it when you remember.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Perinal Cutaneous Spray can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
If any of the side effects get serious, or you notice any other side effects not mentioned in this leaflet, stop using this product and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly (see details below). By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
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5. HOW TO STORE PERINAL CUTANEOUS SPRAY
6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER INFORMATION
What Perinal Cutaneous Spray contains:
The active ingredients are hydrocortisone (0.2% w/w) and lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate (1.0% w/w).The other ingredients are macrogol cetostearyl ether (cetomacrogol 1000), citric acid monohydrate, sodium citrate, propyl gallate, phenoxyethanol and purified water.
What Perinal Cutaneous Spray looks like and contents of the pack
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This leaflet was last revised in October 2019.
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