A.E.R. Witch Hazel

Name: A.E.R. Witch Hazel

What is A.E.R. Witch Hazel (glycerin and witch hazel topical)?

Glycerin protects the skin and creates a protective barrier over hemorrhoids, allowing them to heal. Glycerin also prevents drying of these tissues and reduces itching.

Witch hazel is an astringent. It shrinks swollen tissue and provide relief from itching and irritation.

The combination of glycerin and witch hazel topical (for the skin) is used to relieve rectal pain, pressure, irritation, and mild bleeding caused by hemorrhoids. This medicine will not treat or cure a hemorrhoid, it will only relieve the symptoms.

Glycerin and witch hazel topical is also used to relieve vaginal discomfort after childbirth. This medication may also be applied to the diaper area of a baby.

Glycerin and witch hazel topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I avoid while using A.E.R. Witch Hazel (glycerin and witch hazel topical)?

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

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

What is glycerin and witch hazel topical?

Glycerin protects the skin and creates a protective barrier over hemorrhoids, allowing them to heal. Glycerin also prevents drying of these tissues and reduces itching.

Witch hazel is an astringent. It shrinks swollen tissue and provide relief from itching and irritation.

The combination of glycerin and witch hazel topical (for the skin) is used to relieve rectal pain, pressure, irritation, and mild bleeding caused by hemorrhoids. This medicine will not treat or cure a hemorrhoid, it will only relieve the symptoms.

Glycerin and witch hazel topical is also used to relieve vaginal discomfort after childbirth. This medication may also be applied to the diaper area of a baby.

Glycerin and witch hazel topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I avoid while using glycerin and witch hazel topical?

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

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

What other drugs will affect glycerin and witch hazel topical?

There may be other drugs that can interact with glycerin and witch hazel topical. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to glycerin / witch hazel topical: topical gel, topical pad

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects may include contact dermatitis.[Ref]

Some side effects of glycerin / witch hazel topical may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Glycerin / witch hazel topical Pregnancy Warnings

Glycerin-witch hazel topical has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Glycerin-witch hazel topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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