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Category 2 OTC medicines

BORRAGINOL A NANKO
ボラギノールA軟膏

CHARACTERISTICS

  1. Four ingredients work to provide an excellent effect on pain, bleeding, swelling, and itching due to hemorrhoids.
    • Prednisolone acetate suppresses bleeding, swelling, and itching, and lidocaine relieves pain and itching.
    • Allantoin helps in recovery of wounds and repairs tissues, and vitamin E acetate improves blood circulation and helps in relieving the symptoms of hemorrhoids.
  2. Smooth and slippery fat-type base is used for ease of use.
    • This medicine causes little irritation, and its fat-type base protects the affected wound area.
    • This medicine is a white to slightly yellowish white ointment.

INDICATIONS

For relief of pain, bleeding, swelling, and itching of hemorrhoids and anal fissure (rectal bleeding)

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS

Apply the following amount directly on the affected area, or spread on gauze, etc. and keep gauze on the affected area:

Age One dose Daily dose
Adult (15 years or over) Appropriate amount Once to three times
Under 15 years Do not take.

Precautions regarding dosage and directions

  1. For use for the anus only.
  2. Please follow the recommended dosage and directions.

How to apply the ointment

Take out the amount of ointment required to cover the affected area using your clean finger and apply it directly, or spread on gauze, etc. and keep gauze on the affected area.

When the ointment is hard and difficult to push out

In case the ointment gets hard because of cold season or storage at low temperature, hold the tube in hands and warm it to make it soft.

INGREDIENTS

In 1 g

ACTIONS INGREDIENTS CONTENTS
Suppresses inflammation and relieves bleeding, swelling, and itching Prednisolone acetate 0.5 mg
Relieves local pain and itching Lidocaine 30 mg
Helps in recovery of wounds and repairs tissues Allantoin 10 mg
Improves peripheral blood circulation and helps in improving congestion Vitamin E acetate
(Tocopherol acetate)
25 mg

Inactive ingredients:

White petrolatum, medium chain triglycerides, glycerin monostearate

PRECAUTIONS FOR USE

What you should NOT do

(If you do not follow the precautions listed below, your current symptoms may worsen and you may be at an increased risk of side effects.)

  1. The following persons should not use this medicine:
    1. Persons who have had allergies to this medicine or ingredients of this medicine
    2. Persons who have an affected area with pus formation
  2. Do not use this medicine regularly for long periods.

Who should seek consultation

  1. The following persons should consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson** before using this medicine:
    1. Persons under treatment by a physician
    2. Women who are or may be pregnant
    3. Persons who have had allergies to medicines or something
  2. Stop using this medicine immediately and consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson if the following symptoms appear after using this medicine because they might be side effects of the medicine. Take this leaflet with you.
    Affected area Symptoms
    Skin Rashes, redness, itching, swelling
    Others Irritation, pus formation
  3. Stop using this medicine and consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson if symptoms do not improve after using this medicine for about ten days. Take this leaflet with you.

**Registered salesperson: person who has the license to sell OTC medicines except Category 1.

PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND HANDLING

  1. Keep the bottle tightly closed and store it in a cool place away from direct sunlight.
  2. Keep out of the reach of children.
  3. To prevent improper use or loss of quality, do not transfer the medicine to another container.
  4. Do not use this medicine after the expiration date.
  5. This medicine is a grease-based ointment. Avoid contact with clothes because it may not come off easily.
  6. Do not bend the tube repeatedly. (It may cause a break.)
Keys to prevent hemorrhoids
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle and prevent hemorrhoids -

Eat balanced meals three times a day to have better bowel movements.

Keep your anal clean at all times. In particular, taking a bath improves blood circulation of the anus.

Do not push forcefully during a bowel movement.