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  1. Proctosedyl Benefits & Uses
  2. Proctosedyl Dosage & How to Take
  3. Proctosedyl Side Effects
  4. Proctosedyl Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Proctosedyl with Other Drugs
  6. Proctosedyl Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Proctosedyl
  8. Proctosedyl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Proctosedyl Benefits & Uses

Proctosedyl is used to treat the following -

  1. बवासीर (और पढ़ें - बवासीर के घरेलू उपचार - Home Remedies for Piles in Hindi)

Proctosedyl Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Proctosedyl

Beclometasone
Lidocaine
Phenylephrine

Proctosedyl Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Proctosedyl is used -

  1. Itching or burning
  2. Rash
  3. Skin Burning
  4. Skin irritation
  5. Skin Rash Common
  6. Skin redness
  7. Skin Thinning

Proctosedyl Related Warnings

Is the use of Proctosedyl safe for pregnant women?

Proctosedyl is safe to take during pregnancy.

Safe

Is the use of Proctosedyl safe during breastfeeding?

Proctosedyl is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Proctosedyl on the Kidneys?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Proctosedyl on kidney, information on safety of Proctosedyl for kidney is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Proctosedyl on the Liver?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Proctosedyl on the liver, information on safety of Proctosedyl for liver is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Proctosedyl on the Heart?

No research work has been carried out till date on effects of Proctosedyl on heart. So it is not known whether taking Proctosedyl will cause side effects on heart or not.

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Proctosedyl with Other Drugs

Proctosedyl should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Proctosedyl Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Proctosedyl unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Skin Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Proctosedyl

Is this Proctosedyl habit forming or addictive?

Proctosedyl does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Proctosedyl. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Proctosedyl is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Proctosedyl is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Proctosedyl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Proctosedyl

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Proctosedyl, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Proctosedyl

Information about the interaction of Proctosedyl and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

Proctosedyl FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Proctosedyl?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Proctosedyl comes as a tablet and solution and it should be taken by mouth once daily or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with hypertension (BP), ulcerative colitis, osteoporosis, glaucoma, diabetes, and peptic ulcer. Your doctor may tell you to follow low-salt, potassium-rich, or high-protein diet if you are taking Proctosedyl.

Question about 1 year ago

Can I take Proctosedyl with antibiotic?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Proctosedyl can be taken with an antibiotic. Taking Proctosedyl with a certain antibiotic can treat H.Pylori associated stomach infection. However, it is best to consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.

Question almost 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Proctosedyl?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Take Proctosedyl as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Proctosedyl without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Proctosedyl is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because Proctosedyl suppresses the immune system that causes decreased immunity which can lead to infection to the patient taking it. Hence patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Proctosedyl cause low potassium?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, long-term use of Proctosedyl may cause low potassium in your body by increasing the excretion of potassium in the urine. This can result in symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, tiredness, and an irregular heartbeat.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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