Uniroid HC Suppositories – 12 Suppositories
- Hydrocortisone soothes and relieve irritations and inflammation
- Cinchocaine hydrochloride provides pain relief
- Treats internal haemorrhoids
Uniroid-HC Suppositories are a dual-action formula containing two active ingredients; Cinchocaine Hydrochloride and Hydrocortisone. It is primarily used to treat internal Haemorrhoids (piles) helping to relieve pain, discomfort and itching as well as reducing the size of the piles themselves.
- Introduction to Uniroid HC Suppositories
- Benefits & Uses
- Signs and Symptoms of Haemorrhoids
- Prevention & Lifestyle Changes
- Consulting a General Practitioner
- Pregnancy Considerations
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Dosage Instructions
- Side Effects
Introduction to Uniroid HC Suppositories
Uniroid HC Suppositories are medicinal products designed to alleviate discomfort caused by haemorrhoids, otherwise known as piles. Comprised of hydrocortisone and cinchocaine hydrochloride, these suppositories can:
- Hydrocortisone: Soothe and ease skin inflammation
- Cinchocaine hydrochloride: Serve as a local anaesthetic for pain relief
The use of Uniroid HC Suppositories in treating internal haemorrhoids makes it a preferred short-term remedy for pain, irritation, and itchiness in the anal area.
Benefits & Uses
Uniroid HC Suppositories offer a targeted and efficient approach to treating internal haemorrhoids. Here the key benefits and uses:
- Hydrocortisone Action: This ingredient actively soothes and relieves irritations, reducing inflammation around the affected skin. It helps in alleviating the redness, swelling, and itching often associated with haemorrhoids.
- Cinchocaine Hydrochloride for Pain Relief: A local anaesthetic included in the suppositories, cinchocaine hydrochloride, aids in providing immediate relief from the pain caused by haemorrhoids.
- Prompt Treatment: Providing short-term relief of pain, irritation, and associated itching around the back passage, these suppositories are an effective solution for those who need immediate alleviation.
- Easily Applicable: Designed for convenient use, Uniroid HC Suppositories can be used at home without requires special tools or professional guidance.
- Compatible with Other Treatments: These suppositories can be combined with other treatment options such as creams, medications for softening stool, and cold pack as advised by a pharmacist or doctor.
Signs and Symptoms of Haemorrhoids
The symptoms of haemorrhoids are uncomfortable and noticeable. They include:
- Bright red blood after bowel movements.
- An itchy anus.
- Feeling incomplete after going to the toilet.
- Slimy mucus on toilet paper or underwear.
- Pain and lumps around the anus.
Your pharmacist or doctor may also recommend additional treatment options such as creams for easing pain or medications to soften stool. Lifestyle changes can help, too. Here you can find more treatment options.
Prevention & Lifestyle Changes
You can reduce the risk of haemorrhoids by:
- Eating a high-fibre diet.
- Consuming fresh fruit, vegetables, and salads.
- Drinking plenty of water.
- Cutting back on salty, fatty, or sugary foods.
- Reducing alcohol, tea, and coffee intake.
- Exercising regularly.
Consulting a General Practitioner
It’s vital to consult a GP if:
- You notice no improvement after 7 days of using Uniroid-HC Suppositories.
- You repeatedly experience piles.
Uniroid HC Suppositories should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding unless explicitly advised by a healthcare provider. Consult your doctor before using the product, especially if you have had any previous adverse reactions or are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How Long Does It Take for Uniroid HC Suppositories to Work?
You should feel relief within a few days, with haemorrhoids clearing in under a week. Persistent conditions should be addressed by a doctor.
- Can I Lay Down After Taking Uniroid HC Suppositories?
Yes, laying down is not only acceptable by may also be the optimal position for insertion. If you intend to stay laid down, remain still for at least 10 minutes.
Always follow the prescribed Uniroid HC Suppositories dosage. Generally, adults and children over 12 years should insert one suppository twice a day. The use should not exceed 7 days.
Uniroid HC Suppositories are designed to provide relief from haemorrhoids, but like all medicines, they may have potential side effects. Understanding these side effects is essential for safe usage. If you experience any of these, it’s advisable to contact your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.
Common Side Effects
These side effects may occur but are usually temporary and manageable:
- Blurred Vision or Visual Disturbances: Some users may experience temporary changes in vision. If this happens, avoid activities that require clear vision like driving until the symptom resolves.
- Irritation Around the Back Passage: A mild sensation of irritation or discomfort may occur initially but should subside with continued use.
Though rare, an allergic reaction to Uniroid HC Suppositories could manifest as:
- Itching Around the Back Passage: Prolonged itching that does not subside may indicate an allergic reaction.
- Pain or Rash Around the Back Passage: If a rash develops, discontinue use and consult a healthcare provider.
Long-Term use Considerations
Regular use or large doses of Uniroid HC Suppositories may affect the adrenal glands and cause complex changes in the body. Possible effects include:
- Suppression of Adrenal Glands: This can lead to imbalances in hormones and requires medical attention if suspected.
- Changes in Blood Pressure and Electrolyte Levels: Regular monitoring may be necessary if the suppositories are used for an extended period.