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1 tube (30g) (£19.99)

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1 tube (30g) £19.99

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What is Uniroid HC?

Uniroid-HC is a versatile treatment for haemorrhoids. It is favoured by sufferers of chronic piles due to its dual-action effects - pain relief and anti-inflammatory.

This treatment is available in two forms; ointment or suppositories. The ointment is generally prescribed for external piles (however, it can be applied to internal piles with the included applicator). The suppositories are prescribed to treat internal piles.

You can buy Uniroid-HC online in both forms from HealthExpress. To begin the order process, click ‘Express Checkout’.

How does it work?

Haemorrhoids can cause very uncomfortable symptoms such as:

  • itching
  • pain
  • discharge
  • bleeding

Uniroid-HC contains cinchocaine hydrochloride and hydrocortisone. These are two active ingredients that alleviate the above symptoms.

  • cinchocaine hydrochloride - this is a local anaesthetic that will temporarily numb the area it is applied to, providing immediate relief from pain and itching
  • hydrocortisone - a corticosteroid that reduces inflammation, which is the main cause of symptoms

Please note - for best results, this treatment should be combined with dietary changes. Consult your doctor for more information.

How do I use Uniroid-HC ointment and suppositories?

For complete instructions, please consult your doctor or the patient information leaflet (PIL). The PIL can be viewed on the top right of this page. It will also be included in all orders.

You should combine this treatment with a diet high in fibre. You should also drink plenty of fluids.

Uniroid-HC is a short-term treatment that should not be used for more than seven days to avoid increasing your risk of developing serious side effects.

Whether you purchase the cream or suppositories, you should always wash your hands before using Uniroid, and you should ensure that the anus area is clean. Dry the area completely by patting so as not to aggravate the haemorrhoids further.


For external haemorrhoids:

  • squeeze a pea size amount onto your finger
  • spread gently over the skin
  • do not rub the ointment in
  • do not use tissue to apply Uniroid-HC ointment

For internal haemorrhoids*:

*You will have to use the applicator for internal piles.

  • clean the applicator with warm soapy water before each use
  • screw the nozzle on to the tube
  • fill the nozzle with the ointment
  • this is the correct dosage for one application
  • insert the nozzle into the anus slowly - the whole nozzle should be inside
  • squeeze the tube gently
  • withdraw the nozzle
  • wash nozzle thoroughly ready for next use

As a rule of thumb, Uniroid-HC ointment should be applied twice daily (once in the morning, once in the evening) and once after every bowel movement.

If your symptoms are very severe, you can use the ointment 3-4 times on the first day.


Suppositories can only be used for internal haemorrhoids.

Avoid over-handling suppositories.

  1. remove foil wrapper.
  2. moisten the suppository with water or water-based lubricating jelly.
  3. lie on your left side, and bend your right knee up toward your chest. Gently push the suppository into your rectum

You should insert suppositories twice daily (once in the morning, once in the evening) and once after every bowel movement.

What dosages are available?

  • the suppositories are available in packs of 10 or 12 - each suppository contains 5mg of the active ingredients
  • the ointment is available in a 30g tube (15g tubes are also available)

The quantities have been formulated by the manufacturer in order to maximise potency, whilst minimising any possible side effects.

What are the possible side effects?

Side effects are not a common occurrence with Uniroid-HC. However, as a prescription treatment, there is always a chance. The most commonly reported are:

  • adrenal suppression (risk increases with overuse)
  • skin reactions
  • vision disorders

If you experience any adverse effects, you should inform your doctor ASAP.

Likewise, if you suffer a serious allergic reaction to the medication, you should seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of allergic reactions include rashes, facial and throat swelling and breathing issues.

Who can use this treatment?

Most adults with piles can use this treatment, although there may be certain cases where the treatment may be unsuitable. This is the case for anyone with:

  • allergies to hydrocortisone or steroids
  • allergies to cinchocaine or local anaesthetics
  • any infection on the area of application (including viral infections affecting skin)

There are other treatment options available for haemorrhoids. If any of the above apply to you, please ask your doctor about alternatives.

What precautions should I take?

If you have ever had a bad reaction to this treatment, pay close attention to how you react.

You should avoid this treatment if you are pregnant or breastfeeding (unless your doctor has recommended it especially).

When using the ointment, do not bandage the area of application.

For more information about side effects, interactions and precautions, please refer to the patient information leaflet, which is included with your order.

Can I buy Uniroid-HC online?

To buy Uniroid ointment and suppositories online, you need to complete an online consultation form - this will be checked by our doctors. They will use your answers to decide if the treatment is suitable for you. It is very important that your answer honestly and in detail.

If approved, your order will be shipped from our pharmacy with next-day delivery, at no additional charge.

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact Customer Services. Contact details can be found at the very bottom of this page.

Uniroid-HC info
Product nameUniroid
Active ingredient(s)Hydrocortisone and Cinchocaine
Lowest price£19.99
Trustpilot rating4.9/5
Trustpilot reviews51
AvailabilityIn stock
DescriptionUniroid-HC is a treatment for piles available in both an ointment and suppositories
ExemptionSubject to medical prescription
PresentationOintment, suppository
Available dosage(s)30mg (ointment) 5mg (suppositories)
ApplicationMen and women over 18 with haemorrhoids
UsageApply ointment twice a day, apply suppository twice a day after a bowel movement
Drug classLocal anaesthetics and steroids
Alcohol consumptionCan possibly be prescribed, ask your doctor
Breastfeeding/pregnancyNot recommended, ask your doctor for alternatives

Note: Decisions about treatment are for both the prescriber and the person to jointly consider during the consultation. However, the final decision will always be the prescriber’s.

Uniroid-HC FAQs

What is Uniroid-HC ointment used for?

Uniroid-HC ointment is prescribed for the treatment of internal and external haemorrhoids.

What does Uniroid-HC ointment contain?

Uniroid-HC contains two active ingredients for an effective dual-response. It contains cincochaine hydrochloride (an anaesthetic) and hydrocortisone for the inflammation.

Can I buy Uniroid-HC over the counter?

No, Uniroid-HC is only available with a valid prescription which you can obtain from your doctor or online from an accredited healthcare provider, like HealthExpress.

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Uniroid-HC reviews
Pack of Uniroid-HC® Suppositories and Ointment Excellent 4.9 51 patients have reviewed Uniroid-HC on Trustpilot
Featured reviews review
  • When will I learn to take things easy in the garden during fine weather.....nearing 80 and still learning. Uniroid solved my bleeding within three days, thanks to rapid delivery of pack. All fine now, so back to removing the hedge, but slowly and with frequent tea breaks. Uniroid is recommended by my GP, but difficult to contact him for prescription during Covid lock down. Thoroughly recommend this product....it works quickly and with no fuss.

    David G
  • Brilliant. Even my GP says this is good for shrinking haemorrhoids. It got rid of mine within 2 weeks. I'd tried everything and thought it would be a hospital trip but this really did get rid of them.

    Susan D
  • This is an excellent product thankfully both it and the matching ointment, both which I have to use infrequently, are simple and easy to use and help me with my minor problems.

    Ms J
11 Apr

Does a great job for the purpose intended.

08 Apr

Easy to use and quickly effective.

Elaine H
03 Mar

Works well

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