Hirudoid Cream
  • Hirudoid Cream

Hirudoid Cream

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Medication features

  • Soothes and relieves bruising
  • Relieves inflammation and swelling of veins near skin surface
  • Comes in a 50g Tube

Overview

Buy Hirudoid Cream Online UK

You can buy Hirudoid Cream and Gel from our online UK registered pharmacy. We are registered and regulated in the UK so you can be sure you will receive a quality product and great service. Hirudoid Cream is a “pharmacy” medication, so we will ask you to fill in a few safety questions before your order can be completed. Once you have answered these questions, our pharmacy team can dispatch your medicine to you in 1-5 working days via Royal Mail.

What is Hirudoid Cream?

Hirudoid cream is a cream used in the treatment of bruising or relieving inflammation and swelling of the blood vessels near the skin surface. This is sometimes called superficial thrombophlebitis. Hirudoid cream contains the active ingredient Heparinoid.

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Side Effects of Hirudoid Cream

As with all medications, Hirudoid Cream may cause side effects - however, not everyone will get them. Rarely, it may cause a rash in those with sensitive skin. 

Hirudoid Cream may cause allergic reactions for anyone who is allergic to any of the ingredients.

If you experience any side effects, stop using the medication immediately and speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

Storage

Store this medication below 25 ⁰C. Keep away from open flames or heat sources, as this medication is flammable.

Warnings for use of Hirudoid Cream

Do not use this medication:

  • If you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
  • On large areas of skin, or on broken skin.
  • On sensitive areas, such as the eyes, mouth, or anogenital regions.
  • On children under the age of 5.

If symptoms worsen, stop using immediately and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

External use only - do not swallow.

Do not exceed the listed dose.

Do not smoke or go near open flames during or after application - some ingredients are flammable.

FAQ

What is the active ingredient of Hirudoid Cream?

The active ingredient in Hirudoid Cream is Heparinoid, which works to dissolve small blood clots just under the surface of the skin.

How does Hirudoid Cream work?

Hirudoid Cream works by dissolving small blood clots and reducing inflammation. It improves the circulation of blood through superficial veins under the skin, which helps promote healing in the local area.

How do I use Hirudoid Cream?

Apply a line between 5-15cm to the affected area, and massage gently into the skin. Repeat this up to 4 times per day as required. If the affected area is too sore or delicate, you can apply the cream to the surrounding area instead.

What are the side effects of Hirudoid Cream?

Hirudoid Cream may cause a reaction for anyone who is allergic to any of the ingredients. Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

Can I use Hirudoid Cream for haemorrhoids?

Hirudoid cream is not designed for use on the anogenital area - it can cause further inflammation, and the skin is too delicate for the use of heparinoid, which may cause further damage.

Can I use Hirudoid Cream for varicose veins?

Heparinoid can reduce the visibility of varicose and spider veins.

Can I use Hirudoid Cream with other medications?

Do not mix topical treatments - this can lead to worsened side effects and other issues. If you are currently taking any other medications, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using Hirudoid Cream to check for any interactions.

  • What is Hirudoid Cream?

    Hirudoid Cream is used in the treatment of bruising or inflamed veins.

  • What is the ingredient of Hirudoid Cream?

    The active ingredient contained in Hirudoid Cream is Heparinoid, which works to dissolve small blood clots just under the surface of the skin.

  • How does Hirudoid Cream work?

    Hirudoid Cream works by working to dissolve small blood clots and reduce inflammation. It does this by improving the circulation of blood through superficial veins under the skin and also promotes healing in the local area.

  • How do I use Hirudoid Cream?

    Hirudoid Cream should be applied up to four times daily.

  • What are the side effects of Hirudoid Cream?

    Hirudoid Cream may cause a reaction for anyone who is allergic to any of the ingredients.
    Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

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Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Ingredients

Hirudoid Cream Ingredients

Hirudoid cream contains Heparinoid 0.3% wlw as the active ingredient.

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, and thymol.

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