hydrocortisone foam - rectal, Cortifoam (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Pain/discomfort in the rectal area, headache, dizziness, menstrual period changes (e.g., delayed/irregular/absent periods), trouble sleeping, increased sweating, acne, increased appetite, or unusual weight gain may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: persistent rectal bleeding, dizziness/fainting, tingling or numbness in the arms/legs, easy bruising/bleeding, black stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, severe stomach/abdominal pain, bone/joint pain, fast/pounding/irregular heartbeat, slight to moderate unexpected weight gain, swelling of the ankles/feet, puffy face, unusual hair growth, difficult breathing, mental/mood changes (e.g., depression, mood swings, agitation), muscle weakness/pain, thinning skin, slow wound healing, increased thirst/urination, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat, frequent/painful urination, eye pain/discharge), vision changes, seizures, back pain, unusual skin growths.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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