Hirudoid 50g

£5.99

  • Promotes Healing
  • Easy To Apply
  • Relieves Pain & Inflammation
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy

Hirudoid Cream is a local anti-coagulant preparation which, when applied to the skin, relieves pain and inflammation in addition to promoting healing…

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Hirudoid Cream

What Is Hirudoid Cream?

Hirudoid Cream is a local anti-coagulant preparation which, when applied to the skin, relieves pain and inflammation in addition to promoting healing in superficial thrombophelbitis (inflammation of the veins) and bruising (including haematoma). It contains the active substance heparinoid.

See more information on phlebitis on the NHS website

Before You Use Hirudoid Cream

Do NOT use this product:

  • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients of this product.
  • if you have broken skin, or on large areas of skin.
  • on or near sensitive areas such as the mouth, eyes or ano-genital regions.

How To Use

  1. Before use, pierce the tube seal with the spiked top of the cap.
  2. The amount of cream you use will depend on the size of the area being treated.
  3. Between 5-15cm of cream should be gently massaged into the affected area at any one time.
  4. Do not exceed this dose.
  5. If the area is tender to touch, you can massage the cream into the skin surrounding the affected area.
  6. Remember to wash your hands after applying Hirudoid Cream, unless it is the area being treated.

Side Effects

This product may cause a rash in sensitive individuals. Any other side effect may be a sign of an allergic reaction, some of these signs include: Swelling of the face, lips, tongue and throat; a red itchy skin rash; wheezing or difficulty breathing; feeling faint and dizzy; a strange metallic taste in the mouth; collapse. If you get any of these symptoms after using this medicine, seek medical attention immediately.

Ingredients

The active ingredient is 0.3% Heparinoid. The other ingredients are Anhydrous Eucerine (contains Lanolin), Emulsifying Cetostearyl Alcohol Type A, Glycerol. Isopropyl Alcohol, Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E218), Myristyl Alcohol, Potassium Hydroxide, Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E216), Purified Water, Stearic Acid, Thymol.

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