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hydrocortisone suppository - rectal, Anucort-HC, Anusol-HC, Cort-Do

GENERIC NAME: HYDROCORTISONE SUPPOSITORY - RECTAL (HYE-droe-KOR-ti-sone)

BRAND NAME(S): Anucort-HC, Anusol-HC, Cort-Dome

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USES: This medication is used to treat hemorrhoids and itching/swelling in the rectum and anus. It is also used with other medications to treat certain intestinal problems (such as ulcerative colitis of the rectum and other rectal/anal inflammatory conditions). Hydrocortisone suppositories help to relieve rectal pain, itching, bloody diarrhea, and bleeding by reducing swelling (inflammation) directly in the rectum and anus. Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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