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Why You Should Have Medical Lubricant in Your Medicine Cabinet – Practical Home Uses

Every home (should) has a first aid kit and medicine cabinet where the family turns to treat bumps, burns, and upset stomachs. If your home medicine cabinet is like most Americans, it features Tylenol, ibuprofen, some Pepto Bismol, and an antacid. Perhaps it has some triple antibiotic, peroxide, and some bandaids. If your medicine cabinet … Read more

Why Couples Choose Surgilube® For Personal Use

At HR Pharmaceuticals, we make high-quality products that are safe and easy to use and make the jobs of healthcare professionals easier while improving patient comfort. Surgilube® Surgical Lubricant has been the mark of quality and assurance as the surgical lubricant of choice by medical professionals around the world for more than 85 years. And, … Read more

Preventing Surgical Site Infection is an Organizational Responsibility

As the operating room empties and the sterilization process begins for the next patient, the last thing to be swept up off the floor is the empty packet of Surgilube® that has crusted to the floor by bloody footprints. Though the emergency surgery lasted longer than anyone expected, this trauma didn’t get the best of … Read more

Tips for Urinary Catheter Management

If you or your loved one is home with an indwelling, intermittent, or suprapubic urinary catheter, you may be wondering how you will manage this new need. The good news is, a urinary catheter is fairly safe and convenient, and once you get the hang of it, you won’t even notice it! The even better … Read more

Is Surgilube Safe? A Review Of The Safety Data Sheet

Surgilube Surgical Lubricant by HR Pharmaceuticals is a super smooth translucent gel that can be used as a medical lubricant in a variety of settings. Surgilube has been trusted by medical professionals as the go-to lubricant for more than 80 years. Because it is a sterile, water-soluble, latex-free, bacteriostatic lube, it is generally safe to … Read more

Making Vaginal Exams As Comfortable As Possible: Caring For Your Patients

Vaginal exams are not a medical procedure that many patients look forward to. Medical equipment is used to examine a woman’s most personal area, something that she herself likely does not do. Aside from the physical discomfort, vaginal exams can make patients feel uncomfortable because the position and nature of the exam can make them … Read more

Stories From the ER: Things That Have Been Used as Lube

Not everyone is diligent about ensuring that their stock of lube is properly maintained. When the situation arises where lubrication is required and there are not commercial lube products available, people tend to make due. What people find and use as lubricant tends to vary based on why they need lube, what is readily available, … Read more

Emergency Lubricants

Although Surgilube® Surgical Lubricant comes in convenient single-use packets and a variety of other sizes to meet your needs in any setting, when you forget to order more or restock your stash, you could find yourself in a situation where you need some emergency lubricant to get the job done. We highly recommend that you … Read more

7 First Aid Kit Must Haves

First aid kits are just that, the first response kit when someone is injured. Every household, vehicle, and workplace should have some form of a first aid kit, and if you are engaging in activities away from these establishments, you should consider carrying one on you. The size and contents of the kit will vary … Read more

Never Insert These Devices Without Proper Lubrication

Since the widespread availability of surgical lubricants, many medical professionals have included lubrication as part of the process for a wide variety of procedures. Not all of these procedures necessarily require lubrication, but it is more pleasant for the patient experience and help the procedure go a little more smoothly. However, there are some procedures … Read more