Healthcare professionals

Active Ingredients

With its unique formula, nothing is more effective at treating piles than Germoloids. The following ingredients are used to help relieve pain, swelling and itching:

Zinc Oxide

Zinc oxide is an astringent, which helps to soothe and protect the area around the back passage from damage. It also helps to shrink the piles and it has mild antiseptic properties.

Lidocaine Hydrochloride

Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic, which helps to soothe swelling, pain and irritation and relieve itching. Lidocaine has a fast onset and intermediate duration of action. It also has minimal risk of systemic effects when used topically.

Hydrocortisone (Germoloids HC Spray only)

Hydrocortisone is a steroid and has local anti-inflammatory and anitpruritic properties, which will reduce the itching, redness and inflammation.

Reporting adverse events or side effects
Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at Adverse events should also be reported to Bayer Plc (Tel: 01635 563 000 - E-mail:

You may also wish to discuss any adverse events (including side effects) that you are experiencing with your healthcare professional (e.g. nurse, GP, pharmacist) or call NHS Direct.

If you want to report a quality complaint
Please report any quality complaint to Bayer Plc