Hirudoid Cream 50g
Hirudoid is indicated for the treatment of superficial thrombophlebitis and the soothing relief of superficial bruising and haematoma.
How does it work?
Heparinoid is a substance similar to heparin. It acts by dissolving blood clots and improving the blood supply to the skin. It can be used as a cream to reduce bruising to the skin.
What is it used for?
Blood clot (haematoma)
Inflammation of a vein in the skin associated with blood clot formation (superficial thrombophlebitis)
Two to six inches (5-15 cm) to be applied up to four times daily to the affected area and gently massaged into the skin
Not to be used on large areas of skin, broken skin, sensitive areas of skin or mucous membranes.
Not to be used in individuals with a known sensitivity to any active or inactive component of the formulation. Not to be used in children under 5 years of age.
For external use only. If symptoms persist or worsen, seek medical advice. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Active ingredient: Heparinoid 0.3% w/w.
The other ingredients are: anhydrous eucerine (contains lanolin), emulsifying cetostearyl alcohol type A, glycerol, isopropyl alcohol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), myristyl alcohol, potassium hydroxide, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), purified water, stearic acid and thymol.