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Germoloids

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Germoloids products with local anaesthetic are one of the most fast and effective treatments for the symptoms of haemorrhoids.

What is Germoloids for?

The Germoloids range provides symptomatic relief of the pain, swelling, irritation and itching associated with internal and external piles and anal itching. The range includes the standard [** ointment=germoloids ointment]/cream=germoloids cream containing the original formulation, plus a powerful [** HC spray=germoloids hc spray] for severe piles, suppositories and a handy pack of [** soothing wipes=germoloids soothing wipes]... (continued below...)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Germoloids

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What is the difference between Germoloids and other treatments for piles?

All Germoloids products (except the wipes) contain Lidocaine, a powerful pharmacy-strength anaesthetic that has many uses in treating external pain. Lidocaine is not found in any other commonly-available piles cream. The lidocaine, combined with the anti-swelling ingredients (zinc oxide in the case of the cream/ointment/suppositories and hydrocortisone in the case of the HC spray) mean that as well as treating the swelling, you are numbing the pain so can get on with your everyday life.

How do I decide which Germoloids product to buy?

  • The standard treatment is the [** Germoloids ointment=germoloids ointment 55ml], which provides protection for the skin.

  • Germoloids cream feels more like a moisturiser and so it depends on how you feel (they both contain the same formulation).
  • Germoloids HC spray is very powerful and has the added advantage that you do not need to touch the affected area with your hands - but should not be used for more than about a week and should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding mothers.
  • Germoloids suppositories deliver a constant, measured dose for a longer period of time, and can be used in conjunction with the ointment/cream to treat both the internal and the external symptoms.

  • Germoloids wipes are always suitable for use in conjunction with any of the other treatments, as they improve the hygiene of the affected area, particularly after a bowel movement.


It is common to try a combination of the [** Germoloids ointment=germoloids ointment 55ml] or Germoloids cream or Germoloids HC spray, together with the Germoloids wipes and possibly the Germoloids suppositories.

Germoloids Ointment

  • Germoloids Ointment 25ml

    Germoloids Ointment 25ml

    Handy smaller-sized Germoloids ointment tube.

    £3.55
    (incl VAT)
  • Germoloids Ointment 55ml

    Germoloids Ointment 55ml

    Germoloids Ointment contains zinc oxide 6.6% to reduce swelling, and lidocaine hydrochloride 0.7% w/w to numb the pain. Germoloids ointment is the most popular treatment in the Germoloids range, and one of the most popular piles treatments overall.

    £6.25
    (incl VAT)

Germoloids Cream

  • Germoloids Cream 25g

    Germoloids Cream 25g

    The cream version of the Germoloids Ointment has the same active ingredients in the same proportions. However, Germoloids Cream is thinner than the ointment, and hence some people find it easier to apply.

    £3.60
    (incl VAT)
  • Germoloids Cream 55g

    Germoloids Cream 55g

    This is a larger size of the Germoloids cream. Contains Lidocaine and Zinc Oxide.

    £6.45
    (incl VAT)

Germoloids Suppositories

Germoloids Spray & Wipes

  • Germoloids HC Spray 30ml

    Germoloids HC Spray 30ml

    Germoloids HC Spray is the most powerful piles treatment in the Germoloids range. It contains hydrocortisone 0.2% w/w which reduces the swelling. It contains lidocaine hydrochloride 1.0% w/w to numb the pain. The handy spray means that the treatment can be applied without having to touch the affected area. It should be used for up to a week before completing the treatment with the cream, ointment or suppositories.

    £8.35
    (incl VAT)
    Out of stock