pramoxine and hydrocortisone (Epifoam, Pramosone, Proctofoam HC, Procort, Analpram HC)

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GENERIC NAME: hydrocortisone and pramoxine

BRAND NAME: Epifoam, Pramosone, Proctofoam HC, Procort, Analpram HC




Topical hydrocortisone and pramoxine is used for

  • the treatment of inflammation and itching caused by various skin conditions; and
  • relieving pain, burning, and inflammation caused by hemorrhoids.


Common side effects include:

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Dryness
  • Folliculitis

Other side effects include:

  • Hypertrichosis
  • Acneiform eruptions
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Possible serious side effects include:
  • Maceration of the skin
  • Secondary infection
  • Skin atrophy
  • Stretch marks (striae)
  • Heat rash (miliaria)
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/14/2016

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