Medicines & Supplements A to Z > Ultraproct N
Last updated on 09/07/2021.
GENERIC NAME: Fluocortolone pivalate + Lignocaine HCl
CHINESE NAME: 優克痔
DRUG CLASS: Anorectal preparations, corticosteroids
SUB CLASS: Local anesthetics, glucocorticoids
USED FOR: Haemorrhoid and anorectal conditions
AVAILABLE DOSAGE FORMS:
– Rectal cream
What is Ultraproct N for?
Ultraproct N is a brand of product used for hemorrhoids, superficial anal fissurea and proctitis.
How to use it?
Ultraproct N is available as a rectal cream or a suppository. Wash the anal area and dry carefully with a soft towel before using the product. Ultraproct N should be continued for at least one week, even when symptoms have completely disappeared, to avoid relapses. However, do not use continuously over 4 weeks.
For rectal cream, apply to the affected area twice daily. On the first day, you may apply the rectal cream up to four times for quicker symptomatic relief.
For suppositories, insert one suppository daily. Insert as deeply into the anus as possible. If symptoms are severe, insert one suppository 2-3 times on the first day. Remember to remove the packaging before use.
What are the side effects of Ultraproct N?
Ultraproct N may cause skin thinning if used for more than four weeks.
Who should not take Ultraproct N?
– People allergic to any component of the formulation.
– Pregnant women
– Drink more water, increase fiber intake and exercise regularly to ensure soft bowel movement and reduce straining.
– If you find dark-colour blood in your stool, along with abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhoea, please seek medical attention immediately.
Common dosing schedule:
Ultraproct N is usually administered once daily after evacuation.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Ultraproct N may interact with:
Ultraproct N has no known interactions with common medications.
Where to buy Ultraproct N in Hong Kong?
In Hong Kong, Ultraproct N is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Ultraproct N in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.