Anusol Ointment
Anusol HC Ointment

Anusol HC Ointment

Anusol Ointment

Anusol ointment is a rapidly absorbing topical medication for treating piles and haemorrhoids.

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What is Anusol Ointment?

Anusol ointment delivers a moisturizing and soothing relief from the pain and discomfort associated with external and internal piles. It has hydrocortisone which adds to its potency. It is highly useful for treating anal fissure discomfort and itching around the anus. 

How does it work? 

The active ingredient in this ointment is hydrocortisone, bismuth subgallate, zinc oxide, balsam Peru, bismuth oxide etc. These ingredients protect and soothe the raw areas, promote fast healing and reduce swelling. They also help shrink the piles. 

Is the Anusol Ointment suitable for me?

It is suitable for adults having signs and symptoms of haemorrhoids. It is not suitable for children. For more details about indications, consult the patient leaflet. 

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur. The common side effects are;

  • Folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicles)
  • Disturbed menstrual periods
  • Skin lightening at the application site
  • Acne 
  • Severe reactions at the application site, e.g., rectal pain, dryness, itching, burning, redness and irritation.
  • Increased sweating
  • Increased hair growth on the body or face.
  • Signs of allergies, e.g., rashes, swelling, irritation etc.

In case of these or any other side effects, consult the physician. 

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.


Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Directions for Anusol Ointment.

  • The common recommendation is to apply it in the morning and evening daily and after each bowel movement. 
  • Strictly follow the instructions of manufacturers about use. 
  • If, however, the symptoms persist, consult the doctor.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Anusol Ointment Patient Leaflet

To view the Anusol Ointment Patient Leaflet, click here.

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How it works
Complete a Quick & Free Online Consultation

This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.

Place Your Order

Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.

Express Next Day Delivery

We will dispatch your order using our express next-day courier service from our pharmacy partners across the UK. You will receive your treatment discreetly to the comfort of your home/ selected address. 

Can I use this Ointment during pregnancy?

No. The use of this ointment is not recommended in pregnant or breastfeeding women as it may worsen symptoms. To treat piles and haemorrhoids in pregnancy and breastfeeding, consult a physician.

What is the difference between Anusol Cream and Anusol Ointment?

Both products are very similar and have the same active ingredients. The ointment has hydrocortisone and is more potent than cream. However, their consistency is different, and it depends upon the personal liking of people for cream or gel. The gel form is thicker and more suitable for internal application. The cream is thinner and more suitable for rubbing on the outer skin.

What foods trigger the haemorrhoids?

Some foods also trigger haemorrhoids. So, besides treatment, minimize the use of these foods. These foods are;

  • Processed and prepared foods, e.g., frozen meats, hot dogs, snacks, etc. 
  • Meat
  • Fast foods
  • Ice cream
  • Cheese
  • Chips

Can this Ointment be used by children?

The use of this ointment is not recommended for children under 18. Keep it out of reach of children.

Can I use Anusol Ointment on raw or bleeding haemorrhoids?

The use of this ointment is not recommended for bleeding haemorrhoids. Let the bleeding stop before application, as it can cause extensive irritation.

What are some useful tips for managing haemorrhoids?

Some useful tips for the management of haemorrhoids are;

  • Be careful with your heavy weight lifting if you are prone to haemorrhoids
  • Add fibre-rich foods to your diet
  • Avoid anal sex
  • Reduce weight
  • Never plan pregnancy as soon as haemorrhoids are treated
  • Don't sit for a long time on the toilet
  • Treat chronic constipation or diarrhoea if you have
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