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Hirudoid Cream & Gel

Hirudoid Cream & Gel

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Hirudoid Cream and Gel

Hirudoid Cream and Gel contain 0.3% heparinoid, which effectively reduces inflammation caused by piles, bruising, phlebitis and varicose veins and aids the body’s healing process.

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  • Suitable for pregnancy?yes
  • Suitable for breastfeeding?yes
  • Maximums per order:
    Hirudoid Cream3
    Hirudoid Gel3

Hirudoid Summary

Type of medicineThrombolytic anti-coagulant and activity
Works bySoothing relief of superficial bruising
Active ingredientHeparinoid
Effective within3 -5 days
Pack size50g
Strength0.3%
Common side effectsNone known
ManufacturerThornton & Ross Ltd
GenericNo
Use with alcoholNo known issues

We stock 2 different variants of Hirudoid Cream & Gel

Hirudoid Information

  • How to use Hirudoid Cream and Gel

    Hirudoid Cream and Gel are for external use only for children and adults over the age of 5 years. Do not use these products to treat haemorrhoids in children under the age of 12 years. Do not apply to areas of broken skin.

    1. Apply enough cream to form a thin layer over the affected area of the skin
    2. This product can be applied up to 4 times a day
    3. Wash your hands thoroughly after use

    Please read the Patient Information Leaflet for Hirudoid Cream or Gel before use.

  • Hirudoid Cream and Gel ingredients

    Hirudoid Cream and Gel contain the active ingredient: 0.3% w/w Heparinoid.

    Hirudoid Cream also contains: anhydrous eucerin (lanolin), emulsifying cetostearyl alcohol, glycerol, isopropyl alcohol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), myristyl alcohol, potassium hydroxide, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), purified water, stearic acid and thymol.
    Hirudoid Gel also contains: isopropyl alcohol, polyacrylic acid, propylene glycol (E1520), purified water and sodium hydroxide.

  • Hirudoid Cream and Gel side effects

    Hirudoid Cream and Gel are unlikely to cause any serious side effects. In some people who suffer from sensitive skin, these products may cause you to develop a rash. If this happens to you, you should stop using the cream or gel straight away and speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.

  • Hirudoid Cream and Gel warnings

    • Hirudoid Cream and Gel are for external use only on small areas of skin. You should not use this product on broken skin, avoiding areas of sensitive skin.
    • This product poses a risk of causing severe burns. You should avoid smoking or naked flames while using either the cream or gel.

    Please read the Patient Information Leaflet for Hirudoid Cream or Gel before use.

    Hirudoid Cream and Gel in pregnancy & breastfeeding

    Hirudoid Cream and Gel can be safely used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, but it is recommended that you discuss your treatment options with a doctor or pharmacist first.

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