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asked in category: General Last Updated: 31st March, 2020

Is Hirudoid cream safe?

There are no reported side effects for Hirudoid cream or gel. However, the cream and gel both contain additional ingredients that can cause allergic reactions. Hirudoid cream contains cetostearyl alcohol and lanolin when may cause skin reactions such as contact dermatitis.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the use of Hirudoid cream?

Hirudoid Cream is a local anti-coagulant preparation which, when applied to the skin, relieves pain and inflammation in addition to promoting healing in superficial thrombophlebitis (inflammation of the veins) and bruising (including haematoma). Hirudoid Cream is for external use only. Do NOT swallow.

is Hirudoid cream good for scars? Hirudoid Cream 40g. Hirudoid is used for: accidental or surgical injury: contusions, sprains, haematomas, bruises and swelling. Treatment of scars: loosening of scar tissue, improvement of scars due to injury and surgery. For the loosening of hard scars, Hirudoid should be massaged in firmly.

People also ask, how effective is Hirudoid cream?

It is absorbed into the skin and works by dissolving small blood clots. This is why Hirudoid Cream is effective in treating bruises that are painful or uncomfortable. Hirudoid creams are very effective, but usually, require medical advice before use.

Is Hirudoid cream prescription only?

You do not need a prescription for Hirudoid Cream, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order.

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