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Anusol HC

Anusol is one of the more reliable medications that is meant to treat piles or haemorrhoids which affects about 80% of people. Most of them go for this medication because of the proven effectivity. It comes in three forms, suppository, ointment and cream.

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UK Meds asked our favorite doctor, Dr. Christian Jessen, to explain Haemorrhoids. Below is what he has to say.

Haemorrhoids, also called piles, are swollen veins located around the anus and in the lower rectum. About half of all adults have experienced haemorrhoids by the age of 50. These swollen veins can appear either inside or outside your bottom and they can be very painful, especially when those piles are external. Fortunately, relief is available and you can buy a range of effective products such as Anusol HC, Perinal, Proctofoam HC and Xyloproct from UK Meds.

Symptoms of haemorrhoids include itching, irritation and pain around the anus, especially when going to the loo, and they can make keeping clean in that area difficult too. For pain relief, try soaking in a warm bath or sitting on a hot water bottle. Try to avoid using soap to wash your bottom, because this can aggravate haemorrhoids. It's also a good idea to increase your water intake and consume foods that are high in dietary fiber to keep your stools soft and to help make haemorrhoids less likely to occur.

- Dr. Christian Jessen

The video and article above is for information purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose a condition or prescribe a medicine. If you have any specific concerns about your health, please consult your GP or use our online doctor's service. You can follow Dr. Christian Jessen online on his Twitter account.

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How to buy Anusol HC online?

You can purchase Anusol HC ointment or suppository over the internet by logging on However, you will have to undergo an online consultation service with an accredited doctor. The physician will see if you are fit for the medication or not. If he says yes, you can now place your order of the medication by filling out the online form. If you are able to place your order before 12:30 am, you will receive your package on the very next day.

What is Anusol HC?

This medication is among the most prescribed treatment for haemorrhoids because of its effectivity. It works as an organic steroid and disperses chemicals when the piles have reached the worst symptoms. When this happens, it reduces the effects of the symptoms brought about by piles. This allows you to lead a regular schedule.

How does Anusol HC work?

The active ingredient used in Anusol HC is called hydrocortisone acetate. It is a kind of organic steroid that decreases inflammation. The reason for this is that this ingredient suppresses chemicals being dispersed by the body’s immune system. Most of the time these are dispersed when irritation happens. This usually happens when there is a blockage inside the bloodstream located in the anal area.

The other ingredients used in Anusol HC are zinc oxide, Peru balsam, bismuth subgallate, and bismuth oxide. All of these work as the astringent and antiseptic components of the drug. The astringent properties of the medication reduce the chances of inflammation of the areas bloodstreams. On the other hand, the antiseptic characteristic of the drug decreases the chances of infection from developing.

Bismuth ingredients and zinc oxide are major ingredients that help a lot is healing and comforting a particular area afflicted by discomfort.

How to take Anusol HC?

Clean your hands and dry them.

For internal use position the nozzle at the top of the tube. Fill nozzle with the medication. Put the nozzle inside the anus gently.  Make sure it is all in. Give the tube a gentle squeeze to release the medication. Take nozzle out. Wash the nozzle with soap and water.

For external use press a small amount of medication on your finger. Lay Anusol HC all over the area in a gentle manner. Never rub it roughly on your skin as this might irritate.

Doctors usually prescribe a twice a day application of the medication during severe cases of piles. The application usually goes down to once a day when improvements have been felt.


Anusol HC comes in 30g dosage ointment and the Suppository as 33mg

Side effects and precautions

The common side effects of Anusol HC include irritation or rash within the affected area.