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Note: You must complete a short online consultation so that our doctor can ensure that the treatment is suitable for you. The above pricing should only be used as a reference. The final decision to issue this treatment lies with the prescribing doctor.
It contains fluocortolone, which is a corticosteroid. This is a natural steroid that is able to reduce inflammation in the area where it is applied. Haemorrhoids usually develop as a result of pressure placed on blood vessels in the back passage causing the area to become irritated. This irritation triggers a response by the immune system that causes inflammation.
Corticosteroids can stop this inflammation from occurring by preventing immune chemicals from being released that result in inflammation. Corticosteroids are highly effective and can aid recovery over a period of time. Ultraproct also contains cinchocaine, local anaesthetic, for immediate relief. So applying this medication will have a numbing effect on the area of application, temporarily blocking nerve impulses from moving along nerve fibres.
This is a treatment intended for adults who require relief from the pain caused by haemorrhoids. You should, however, not use this medication if you are allergic to the active ingredient or currently have a viral, bacterial or fungal infection that you have not spoken to your doctor about. This is particularly the case with infections caused by the herpes virus.
If you are ordering Ultraproct online, you should make sure that you complete our online questionnaire as thoroughly as possible, mentioning any other medications you are taking as well as if you are breastfeeding, pregnant or if you are thinking of becoming pregnant.
The ointment can be applied internally as well as externally with the help of a specially designed applicator nozzle. The treatment should initially be applied twice daily followed by a once daily application until the symptoms have cleared up.
If your symptoms are only internal, the suppository may be a better option. Initial treatment will require the medicine to be inserted three to four times a day, followed by a once daily dose for up to seven days. You should talk to your doctor if your symptoms don't clear up.
Side effects aren't common with this medication, particularly since it's only used on the area where it is required. Some of the most commonly reported symptoms may include rashes around the application area and skin may also start to become thinner with extended use.
If you experience any side effects that are bothering or worrying you, you should speak to your doctor.
Ultraproct suppositories and ointment can be ordered from 121doc, but to ensure patient safety we ask you to complete a confidential online consultation form as part of the ordering process. This will only be checked by our qualified doctor and will help them provide the right prescription for your needs. As soon as a prescription is issued, you will be notified and your order will be dispensed and dispatched directly from our pharmacy. All orders are shipped for overnight delivery, free of charge. Visit our haemorrhoids information page for information on the available prescription medications we offer.
|Overview||Haemorrhoid treatment||Haemorrhoid treatment||Haemorrhoid treatment|
|Type of treatment|
|Type of treatment||Topical treatment, suppository||Topical treatment, suppository||Topical treatment|
|Active ingredient(s)||Prednisolone hexanoate & Cinchocaine hydrochloride||Hydrocortisone & Cinchocaine hydrochloride||Pramocaine Hydrochloride|
|Features||Used internally & externally to reduce pain & itching||Used internally & externally to reduce pain & itching||Five active ingredients that relieve discomfort externally & internally|
|Application||Ointment, suppository||Ointment, suppository||Cream|
|How to take|
|How to take||For ointment: apply directly to the affected area; For suppository: insert directly into the anus||For ointment: apply directly to the affected area; For suppository: insert directly into the anus||Apply directly to the affected area.|
|Pricing starts at|
|Pricing starts at||£22.99||£29.99||£24.95|
|View treatment||View treatment||View treatment|
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Every order starts with an online consultation. We will ask you medical questions to make sure only treatment that is safe and effective is prescribed. We take into account your lifestyle, health and any other medications you’re currently using.
The consultation is completely free, and takes between 5 and 10 minutes of your time.
All your information is safe with us. We don’t share it with anyone unless you want us to.
If you need any guidance, you can call, message or email our customer service team via the ‘How can we help you?' section here.
As soon as you place the order, one of our doctors will review your consultation. On working days, this usually takes around one hour.
If the doctor has any additional questions, you will receive a phone call and an email. We understand you might be at work or busy. Our customer service representatives are always discreet and can call back at a more convenient time if necessary.
Our emails never contain any personal or medical information, only a link to your private account on our website (where you will find your messages).
Once our pharmacy receives your prescription, you will get a second email with your package tracking code.
All orders include next-day delivery. Alternatively, you can select a delivery date that suits you better.
We also provide a free UPS Access Point service. Pick up your package from one of many collection points across the UK.
With your tracking code, you will know the estimated delivery time. All we need is your signature (or a friend‘s or relative’s).
All parcels are plainly labelled; there is no logo or any indication of its contents. Inside, you will find your treatment as well as a patient leaflet in your chosen language.
With 121doc’s Subscribe & Save service, you can automatically receive your treatment every few weeks or months.
The order will be generated by us, using the information you provided (including delivery frequency). You don’t have to do anything. Payment is taken two days before shipping.
There are two ways to subscribe. The first is during the order process. The second is via your profile here.
You can cancel or amend your repeat prescriptions at any time.
There are no sign-up fees with this service. Plus, you get a 10% discount off all future prescriptions, increasing to 15% after six orders!