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What is Germoloids Suppositories
The most effective ingredients in Germoloid Suppositories are zinc oxide and lidocaine hydrochloride. With its astringent properties, zinc oxide shrinks the inflammation associated with the condition.
How effective is Germoloids Suppositories?
Germoloids Suppositories is a useful product for relieving and treating haemorrhoids. According to the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, suppositories containing astringents such as zinc oxide produce a physical barrier on the affected skin. It prevents the contact of such area with aggravating solid or liquid waste. Irritation can thus no longer take place in the perianal area. Suppositories that contain astringents causes clumping of the anal skin, subsequently drying it and relieving its burning and itching.
Can I buy Germoloids Suppositories online?
Germoloids Suppositories can be purchased online and in local pharmacies without a prescription. You can also feel at ease to book an appointment with a health expert at Click Pharmacy to discuss how to best use this product. This medication is available in packs of 12 or 24 suppositories. If you buy in bulk, your package will be sent directly and discreetly to you for free by Next Day Delivery.
What dose should I choose?
Germoloids Suppositories are sold in packs containing either 12 or 24 suppositories. Ideally, one suppository is used at night before sleeping and one in the morning after moving bowels. If necessary, you can also use this medication at any time of the day, with at least 3 to 4 hours of interval in between. Do not administer more than 4 suppositories in 24 hours. This product is recommended only for use by children 12 years of age and older and adults.
When shouldn’t I use Germoloids Suppositories?
Do not begin this treatment if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the product. This medication is safe for use only by children above 12 years of age and adults. Talk to your doctor before using this suppository if you continually suffer from haemorrhoids, or if your haemorrhoids are severe or if you experience serious bleeding. Consult your doctor if you plan to use this medication while pregnant or breastfeeding.
How should I use Germoloids Suppositories?
Carefully read the directions indicated on the product label. This medicine is a rectal suppository, and it is meant to be inserted in the anus. Do not ingest or swallow this product. Wash the anal area gently before using the product. Please wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying it. Remove one suppository from the pack and insert into the anus, round end first. Administer 1 suppository at nighttime before you go to bed. Use another one in the morning after a bowel movement. You may use this medication at any time of the day if needed. However, see to it that there is 3 to 4 hours interval in between.
Don't use this product for more than 4 times in 24 hours. Avoid using this medication if you are allergic to zinc oxide, lidocaine or any of its other ingredients. If your symptoms persist, even if you are medicating, consult your doctor right away. Consult your doctor first if you intend to use this product when pregnant or breastfeeding. Only children 12 years old and above and adults can use this product.
Check the expiry date on the product package. Refrain from using if it has lapsed.
Store the medicine in room temperature, away from heat or moisture.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Call your doctor or seek medical attention right away if you experience allergic reactions while using the product. Symptoms of an allergy include itching, hives, rash, blistered, swollen or peeling skin, possibly with fever and breathing difficulties, among others.
How do Germoloids Suppositories work?
The first active ingredient of this product is zinc oxide. This compound treats the swelling on the affected area. It soothes and protects the affected area, mainly because of its antiseptic properties. The other ingredient is lidocaine which is a widely-accepted local anaesthetic. Other than soothing hemorrhoidal pain, swelling and irritation, it also relieves itching. Aside from these, Germoloids Suppositories work as a lubricant that helps in the better passage of stool when moving. This medicine provides inside and out relief from the symptoms of haemorrhoids.
How long do I take Germoloids Suppositories for before I notice a difference?
This product is to be administered twice a day, ideally at night before sleeping and in the morning after a bowel movement. If needed, this medication for piles may be applied at any time of the day, with a minimum of 3 to 4 hours interval. Do not use more than 4 of this suppository within 24 hours.
What are the side effects of Germoloids Suppositories?
Medicines typically have side effects, but they affect different individuals in different ways. Germoloids Suppositories may have side effects as well, but not all users experience them. It happens rarely, but increased irritation may occur at the application site. If you experience it, call your doctor or pharmacist at the soonest time. If any other side effects take place other than those listed on the product leaflet, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. Notify your doctor and seek medical attention right away if you experience an allergic reaction to the medication. Watch out for symptoms of skin blistering, peeling or swelling and possibly fever, wheezing, rashes, hives and difficulty in breathing. Please speak to your doctor or consult our specialists at Click Pharmacy should you require any further advice.
What is the difference between Germoloids Suppository and Anusol Ointment/Naticura Hem-Control Herbal Hemorrhoid Remedy?
Anusol Ointment is a topical application to relieve the symptoms of internal and external haemorrhoids and other minor anorectal conditions, including anal itching.
Secondly, Naticura Hem-Control Herbal Hemorrhoid Remedy is a haemorrhoid control capsules product that is made of a herbal mix of ingredients that help in normalizing digestive functions and prevent the occurrence of haemorrhoids in the future.
What is the difference between Germoloids Suppositories and Germoloids Ointment?
Both Germoloids Suppositories and Ointment are used for the treatment of haemorrhoids. The main difference is the type of product, one comes in capsules and one is an ointment.
There are a number of side effects you may experience from using Germoloids Suppositories. However these side effects are often mild and not everyone experiences the same side effects. Common side effects include:
These side effects should disappear after a few uses as your body gets used to the ointment. If these side effects worsen, you may be experiencing an allergic reaction. In this case you should stop using Germoloids Suppositories and seek medical advice as soon as possible.