Germoloids Ointment - 55ml

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What is Germoloids Ointment?

Germoloids Ointment is an ointment that helps to treat haemorrhoids or piles by working directly on the affected area. It helps to soothe the area while shrinking swelling and relieving pain. Ideal for anyone suffering from irritation caused by haemorrhoids or piles.


What causes haemorrhoids or piles?

Nobody knows the exact cause for haemorrhoids, also known as piles. There are a couple of things that are thought to cause piles, the most common of which being straining too much when you use the toilet. You might do this when you’re suffering from constipation.


How does Germoloids Ointment treat haemorrhoids or piles?

Germoloids Ointment contains two active ingredients which work together to treat piles and ease your symptoms. The first is zinc oxide, which helps to shrink swelling and protects the affected area from further damage. The second is lidocaine, a local anaesthetic which helps to relieve pain while relieving symptoms of itching and irritation. Germoloids Ointment also acts as a lubricant, making it easier for you to pass a bowel movement.


How to use Germoloids Ointment

Wash your hands before and after using Germoloids Ointment. For external haemorrhoids, gently apply the ointment to the affected area. For internal haemorrhoids, use the included applicator nozzle to insert some Germoloids Ointment into the back passage. Clean nozzle after each use. Apply to the affected area at least twice a day, but do not use more than 4 times in 24 hours.


When should Germoloids Ointment not be used?

Germoloids Ointment is not suitable for children under the age of 12. Do not use Germoloids Ointment if you are allergic to zinc oxide, lidocaine, or any of the ingredients listed. If you suffer from regular haemorrhoids, extreme haemorrhoids, or excessive bleeding, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using Germoloids Ointment.

Like all medicines, Germoloids Ointment can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. After you have applied Germoloids Ointment, you may experience:

  • Increased irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Rashes

If you experience any of these or any other side effects while using Germoloids Ointment, stop using this product and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away. If you do notice a side effect, then you can report it using the MHRA Yellow Card scheme. For more information, see the Yellow Card website.


Important Information.

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Active Ingredients

  • Lidocaine
  • Zinc Oxide


  • Zinc oxide

    Lidocaine hydrochloride

    Yellow soft paraffin

    Anhydrous lanolin

    Methyl salicylate

    Propylene glycol

    Menthol crystals

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Germoloids Ointment - 55ml Reviews

Arrived a bit late and it is a scented ointment that was not included in the ingredients and I am allergic to any scented products natural, organic or artificial I cannot use these scented ingredients in any products. But I had a full refund at end. Thanks.
Susan Roger,
Good product. Don’t change it
Very effective
Alistair McDonald,
Seems to relieve the stinging pain but not to cure or shrink the piles.
Anil Baxi,