Germoloids Suppositories are used to relieve the symptoms of pain, swelling and irritation associated with piles (haemorrhoids) and anal itching (pruritus ani).
What the Active Ingredients Do
Zinc oxide has astringent properties, which help shrink swelling. It also helps soothe and protect the area around the back passage from damage and has mild antiseptic properties. Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic which helps to soothe swelling, pain and irritation and relieve itching. The suppository base acts as a lubricant and emollient to help the passing of stools and reduce the straining which is bad for piles(haemorrhoids).
How to use Germoloids Suppositories
This product is for administration in the rectum only. Gently clean and dry the area around the back passage. Tear down on the notch to remove one suppository from the strip. Peel the wrapping apart to remove the suppository. Insert suppository (round end first) into the back passage. Wash hands.
Adults and children 12 years and over: Insert one suppository into the back passage when you go to bed at night and in the morning, preferably after a bowel movement. If necessary, the suppositories may be used at any time during the day with a minimum of 3 to 4 hours between suppositories.
Do not use more than 4 Germoloids Suppositories in any 24 hour period. Not recommended for children under 12 years. Wash your hands thoroughly before and after application. If you do not get better, go and see your doctor. If you accidentally swallow any of this medicine, tell your doctor at once.
Germoloids Suppositories Ingredients: Each suppository contains, zinc oxide Ph Eur 283.5mg and lidocaine hydrochloride Ph Eur 13.2mg.
Also contains: Fat suppository base, methyl salicylate and glyceryl tristearate.
Check before you take Germoloids Suppositories:
Do not use this product if:
your allergic to the actives or any of the other ingredients listed above talk to your doctor first if:you continually suffer from haemorrhoids or have severe haemorrhoids or you experience excessive bleeding.