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Proctofoam HC Box and dispenser

About Proctofoam HC

By prescription only

Proctofoam HC provides proven relief from hemorrhoids and other conditions in the anal area by addressing the pain, swelling, and itch with a medicated foam.

Proctofoam HC has 2 active ingredients:

One for pain and itching

One for swelling and itching

Feel the foam

Proctofoam HC is the only foam of its kind in the United States for hemorrhoids

  • Relieves swelling in the anal area
  • Calms inflamed blood vessels
  • Provides itch relief

No-touch Proctofoam HC

Apply Proctofoam HC to affected area(s) 3 to 4 times daily with the supplied applicator.

No need to touch sensitive areas with your finger.

Fragrance Free

Reference: Proctofoam HC [package insert]. Somerset, NJ: Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2013.


For the temporary relief of inflammation and itching associated with disorders of the anus or rectum, and hemorrhoids.

More Important Safety Information

  • Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation develops or if the condition worsens or does not improve within two weeks.
  • Do not insert any part of the aerosol container directly into the anus.
  • For use on the anus, or on the area immediately surrounding the anus, only. Avoid contact with the eyes.
  • Contents of the container are under pressure.
  • Do not burn or puncture the aerosol container.
  • Do not store in temperatures above 120°F (49°C).
  • Use only as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medication for any disorder other than for which it was prescribed.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

The most common side effects of Proctofoam HC seen more frequently with the use of an air and water tight dressing include:

Burning, itching, dryness, inflammation of the hair follicles, abnormal amount of hair growth over the body, acne, loss of skin color, facial rash around the mouth, skin rash, skin break-down, secondary infection, thinning of the skin, stretch marks, and heat rash.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For additional information, please see Full Prescribing Information.