Treating pain, soreness, burning, and itching of the anal area due to hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders.
Fleet Relief Ointment is a topical anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerve endings in the skin, which helps relieve discomfort.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Fleet Relief Ointment. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Fleet Relief Ointment. Because little, if any, of Fleet Relief Ointment is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Fleet Relief Ointment may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Fleet Relief Ointment as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Fleet Relief Ointment.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with this product. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bleeding from the rectum; new or increasing redness, pain, swelling, irritation, or other symptoms.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Fleet Relief Ointment may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Fleet Relief Ointment:
Store in an upright position at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Fleet Relief Ointment out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Fleet Relief Ointment. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.