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Know the facts from fiction when it comes to piles or haemorrhoids1

Myth

  • Sitting on hard surfaces causes piles
  • Spicy foods can cause piles
  • Only older people get piles
  • Piles are cancerous
  • There’s no cure for piles

Fact

  • Preparation H® relieves the pain, itching and irritation caused by piles2.
  • Don’t let your day be ruined by the discomfort associated with piles, or all the myths surrounding this condition.
  • Fact is, Preparation H® provides soothing relief to damaged skin, and lubricates painful bowel movements2 so going to the bathroom no longer disrupts your day.
  • Trust Preparation H® for effective relief that puts comfort and confidence back into your life.
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References: 1. Five Myths on Hemorrhoids and Its Treatment. Accessed date 2012/06/22. 2. Preparation H® Package Insert. 3. Hemorrhoids. A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. Atlanta (GA): A.D.A.M.; 2011.. Accessed date: 15/03/2012.

SO Preparation H® Ointment. Each 100g ointment contains: Yeast cell extract 1.0 g and Shark liver oil 3.0 g. Preservatives: Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate 0.1% w/w and Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate 0.2% w/w. Ref. No.: E913 (Act 101/1965).
SO Preparation H® Suppositories. Each suppository contains Yeast cell extract 23 mg and Shark liver oil 69 mg. Ref. No.: E915 (Act 101/1965).

Marketed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Applicant: Pfizer Laboratories (Pty) Ltd, Co. Reg. No.: 1954/000781/07. 85 Bute Lane, Sandton, 2196, South Africa.
Tel: 0860 Pfizer (734937). PRE 011

References: 1. Five Myths on Hemorrhoids and Its Treatment. Accessed date 2012/06/22. 2. Preparation H® Package Insert. 3. Hemorrhoids. A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. Atlanta (GA): A.D.A.M.; 2011. Accessed date: 15/03/2012.

SO Preparation H® Ointment. Each 100g ointment contains: Yeast cell extract 1.0 g and Shark liver oil 3.0 g. Preservatives: Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate 0.1% w/w and Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate 0.2% w/w. Ref. No.: E913 (Act 101/1965).
SO Preparation H® Suppositories. Each suppository contains Yeast cell extract 23 mg and Shark liver oil 69 mg. Ref. No.: E915 (Act 101/1965).

Marketed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Applicant: Pfizer Laboratories (Pty) Ltd, Co. Reg. No.: 1954/000781/07. 85 Bute Lane, Sandton, 2196, South Africa.
Tel: 0860 Pfizer (734937). PRE 011


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