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Hemril-30

hydrocortisone topical
Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine that reduces inflammation in the body. The information in this medication guide is specific to hydrocortisone rectal cream, ointment, or suppository. Hydrocortisone rectal is used to treat itching or swelling caused by hemorrhoids or other inflammatory conditions of the rectum or anus. Hydrocortisone rectal is also used together with other medications to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and other inflammatory conditions of the lower intestines and rectal area. Hydrocortisone rectal may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
hydrocortisone topical
DRUG TYPE
topical steroids

Frequently Asked Questions

The information in this medication guide is specific to hydrocortisone rectal cream, ointment, or suppository.

Do not take hydrocortisone rectal by mouth. It is for use only in your rectum.

This medication comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. You may need to use this medication for up to 8 weeks.

Call your doctor at once if you have any bleeding from your rectum, feeling short of breath (even with mild exertion), swelling of your ankles or feet, or rapid weight gain.

There may be other drugs that can interact with hydrocortisone rectal. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse after using this medicine for a few days.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Hemril-30 suppository 30 mg
Proctocort suppository 30 mg
cream 1%

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