Germoloids Ointment treats the symptoms of haemorrhoids (piles). It contains active ingredients to help reduce the painful swelling of piles, whilst soothing the itching and irritation, plus a local anaesthetic for effective relief from pain and discomfort.
What do the active ingredients in Germoloids Ointment do?
Zinc Oxide is an astringent which helps to soothe and protect the area around the back passage from damage and also has mild antiseptic properties. Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic which helps to soothe swelling, pain and irritation and relieve itching. The Ointment base acts as a lubricant to help the passing of stools and reduce the straining which is bad for haemorrhoids (piles).
What is Germoloids Ointment used for?
Germoloids Ointment is used to relieve the symptoms of pain, swelling, irritation and itching associated with haemorrhoids (piles).
Germoiloids Ointment contains the following ingredients:
Zinc Oxide Ph Eur 6.6% w/w and Licodocaine Hydrochloride Ph Eur 0.7% w/w
Yellow soft parafin, anhydrous lanolin, methyl salicylate, propylene glycol and menthol.
How to use Germoloids Ointment:
Adults and children aged 12 years and over: Apply to the affected area at least twice a day with a minimum of 3 to 4 hours between applications. Further applications can be made at any time of the day, and are particularly recommended after a bowel movement. Do not use more than 4 times in any 24 hour period.
Caution before using Germoloids Ointment:
- If you do not get better go and see your doctor.
- If some Germoloids Ointment is accidentally swallowed, tell your doctor at once.
- Most people using Germoloids Ointment find it causes them no problems. However, rarely some people experience increased local irritation, burning sensations or rashes. If you are concerned about this, or if Germoloids Ointment affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
- You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
- Delivery & Returns
We aim to deliver orders within 3-5 working days to the shipping address provided by you in your order if the shipping address is in the UK. For orders being delivered outside mainland UK, this will be longer and we cannot give a guaranteed delivery time due to the differences between carriers. Delivery timescales are estimates only. If you do not receive your order within 14 days of us confirming your order has been sent you must notify us and we will investigate the non-delivery provided. Orders from outside the UK have varied delivery charges, depending on the particular country. Please note that in some instances you may be required to answer product related questions from our Pharmacist as part of the checkout process. Failiure to answer these will cause delays. Please allow extra time for Pharmacy approved products.
Delivery charges for orders outside the UK will vary.
Express UK Delivery
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