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Is tucks (witch hazel) pramoxine spray safe during pregnancy?

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Dr. Christina Adberg answered

Specializes in Gynecology

No one can tell you that anything is 100% safe in pregnancy, because there is no way to conduct the type of research required to say that. But i'm very confident that this topical anti-itch spray has not been correlated with birth defects in humans, and i feel comfortable recommending it of you need it.

Answered Mar 3, 2014

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Dr. Humberto Quintana answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Tucks (witch hazel) hemorrhoidal ointment is used for: treating pain, soreness, burning, and itching of the anal area due to hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders. Tucks (witch hazel) hemorrhoidal ointment is a topical anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerve endings in the skin, which helps relieve discomfort. Some medicines interact with tucks (witch hazel) hemorrhoidal ointmt. Interaction is low-relatively safe.

Answered Mar 4, 2014

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