What is Phenol injection?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Phenol injection is used in sclerotherapy to treat piles (haemorrhoids). It is injected into the base of the piles, in particular those that are inside the anus.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Phenol injection

Side effect Patients
Bladder pain 1
Blood in urine (hematuria) 1
Urinary retention 1

Why patients stopped taking Phenol injection

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Phenol injection


Stopped taking Phenol injection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Phenol injection and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Phenol injection.