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hydrocortisone, rectal suppository, enema, foam (Cortifoam, Anusol-HC, Anucort-HC, Proctocort) is a drug used to treat hemorrhoids; and anal itching, burning, and inflammation caused by a variety of conditions that affect the anal area. Side effects; drug interactions; dosage, storage, and pregnancy safety should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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      • General treatment and home remedies for anal fissures
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    • Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids (piles) are swollen veins in the rectum and anus. Causes include pregnancy, obesity, diarrhea, low-fiber diet, and...learn more »
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Terms related to hydrocortisone-rectal cream, ointment:

  • Proctocort
  • Proctocream-HC
  • Proctosol HC
  • Anusol-HC
  • Foam Hydrocortisone
  • hydrocortisone foam
  • Proctocort