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Hirudoid Cream for Relieving Pain & Inflammation 50g  0008388

Hirudoid Cream for Relieving Pain & Inflammation 50g Hirudoid Cream for Relieving Pain & Inflammation 50g

50g  0008388
£7.39
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Hirudoid

Product details

Hirudoid Cream

What is Hirudoid Cream?

Hirudoid Cream is a type of ointment that can be used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with bruises and inflamed veins. 

How Does Hirudoid Cream Works? 

Hirudoid Creams and Gels both contain Heparinoid as an active ingredient, which is absorbed through the skin.

This works by dissolving and reducing small blood clots and bruising. It improves the circulation around the area of concern through superficial veins under the skin and promotes healing. Heparinoid can also reduce pain and discomfort. 

What can you use Hirudoid Cream for?

Hirudoid Cream can be used to treat bruising and haematoma (blood clots) as it works by improving the circulation after bruising or soft tissue injuries. It can also be used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with superficial thrombophlebitis (vein inflammation). 

What causes inflammation in the veins?

Also known as Phlebitis or Superficial Thrombophlebitis, Vein Inflammation is a condition that happens when blood clots in the veins or the walls of your veins are damaged. There are many different causes of Vein Inflammation, such as:

  • Sitting too long in a car, plane or train
  • After surgery

If you are a smoker, overweight, taking contraception, hormone replacement therapy, pregnant, have cancer or have previously had a blood clot, you are also more likely to experience vein inflammation.

Warnings / Side effects Expand

Caution before using Hirudoid Cream:

  • Hirudoid cream contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), which may also cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
  • Hirudoid cream contains propylene glycol which may cause skin irritation.


Hirudoid Cream is not be used on:

  • Children under five years old.
  • Broken skin or open wounds.
  • Large areas of skin.
  • Sensitive skins areas such as near the mouth, eyes or in the genital areas.
  • Known sensitivity or allergy to any ingredient.
  • Lining of the body's cavities (mucous membranes)
  • Sensitive skin


This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.


Usage / Instructions Expand

Directions for using Hirudoid Cream:

  • This preparation is for external use only.
  • The amount of cream/gel to be used will depend on the size of the area being treated.
  • Gently massage about 5 to 15cm of cream/gel to the affected area. If the area is tender to touch, the cream/gel can be applied around the area, rather than directly on to the area. This can be repeated up to four times a day.
  • Wash your hands after using the cream/gel.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose of this medicine, which will be stated in the product packaging or information leaflet supplied with the medicine.
  • Seek medical advice if symptoms persist.

Ingredients Expand

Hirudoid Cream contains:

Active ingredient Heparinoid 0.3% w/w in a white vanishing cream base. Also contains Anhydrous eucerine, E216, E218, emulsifying cetostearyl alcohol, glycerol, isopropyl alcohol, potassium hydroxide, stearic acid, thymol, purified water

Delivery & Returns Expand

Royal Mail Tracked 48hr Delivery

  • £3.49 for Tracked 48hr service, delivered within 2-3 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Certain items cannot be delivered through this service and therefore this service not be visible in the checkout. Additional terms and conditions apply, please see the delivery page.

EVRI UK Tracked 48hr Service

  • £3.49 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

94% of orders are despatched within 2 days (data taken from July 2022 to October 2022)

Royal Mail Tracked 24hr Delivery

  • £5.09 for the Tracked 24hr service.
  • Mon-Thur orders placed before 8pm will be delivered 1-2 days from despatch (90% of orders delivered next day).
  • Friday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered from Saturday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered from Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next working day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Certain items cannot be delivered through this service and therefore this service not be visible in the checkout. Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI UK Tracked 24hr service

  • £5.09 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI Click & Collect tracked 48hr service

  • £3.00 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI UK Click & Collect tracked 24hr service

  • £3.49 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

UK Express Delivery

  • Free Express Delivery when you spend £100
  • Mon-Wed orders placed before 8pm will be delivered in 2 working days
  • Thursday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered on Monday
  • Friday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays)
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Once approved P-line items will be delivered the next working day
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below
  • Select Next working day delivery in the checkout for Express Delivery

Additional terms and conditions apply, to view our full delivery terms and conditions click here

Returns

If you're not completely satisfied with your order, you can return it to us within 28 days

Find out more about our returns policy click here

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Speedy service and easy to use website, many thanks

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very pleased indeed with quality and speed of delivery we will certainly order again from this excellent company

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Wonderful cream!! I read up about it, it was highly recommended for my problem, but my chemist refused to give me it without a prescription!! Thank you for letting me have it, cured my problem

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