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Anucort-HC

Anucort-HC



USES: This medication is used to treat swelling, inflammation, or itching due to conditions such as hemorrhoids.



 
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Avg Consumer Rating 3.5 out of 5
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Anucort-HC

Uses
This medication is used to treat swelling, inflammation, or itching due to conditions such as hemorrhoids.
Notes
  • This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only.
  • Do not use it later for another problem or give it to someone else.
  • A different medication may be needed in those cases.
  • Inform all your doctors you use, or have used, this medication.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Suppositories may be refrigerated.


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ANUCORT-HC 25MG RECTAL SUPPOS. 12\x26#39;S
ANUCORT-HC 25MG RECTAL SUPPOS. 12\x26#39;S
Anucort-HC Suppositories (Supp 25 mg
Anucort-HC Suppositories (Supp 25 mg

How To Use
  • If the suppository is too soft to insert, put it in cold water or refrigerate for 30 minutes before removing the foil wrapper.
  • Unwrap the foil and moisten the suppository with a little water.
  • Lie down on your left side with right knee bent.
  • Push the suppository into the rectum with your finger.
  • Remain lying down for a few minutes and avoid having a bowel movement for an hour or longer so the drug will be absorbed.
  • Wash hands after using this medicine.
  • Do not use this more often or in different amounts than prescribed by your doctor.
  • Follow doctor's directions exactly.

Side Effects
  • This medication may cause burning, stinging, itching or redness when first applied.
  • This should disappear in a few days as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
  • Skin infections can become worse when using this medication.
  • Notify your doctor if redness, swelling or irritation does not improve.
  • Notify your doctor of rectal bleeding or pain.
  • Very unlikely to occur but report promptly the following side effects: unusual weakness, weight loss, nausea/vomiting, fainting, dizziness or vision changes.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or breathing trouble.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before you use this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of sores or infections of or near the area being treated, of stomach or intestinal problems, of any eye problems and of any allergies you may have.
  • Though very unlikely, it is possible this medication will be absorbed into your bloodstream.
  • This may have undesirable consequences that may require additional corticosteroid treatment.
  • This is especially true for children and for those who have used this for an extended period if they also have serious medical problems such as serious infections, injuries or surgeries.
  • This precaution applies for up to one year after stopping use of this drug.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
  • Hydrocortisone suppositories should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • This medication may be excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as remembered; do not apply if it is almost time for the next dose.
  • Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all over-the-counter and prescription medications you may use, especially of oral corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone) and of other rectal medicines.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Anucort-HC
Latest opinions Results: 1-5 of 6
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Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 68
Location: salem nh.
Time Taken: 2 months

Reason: ulcerative colitus Date: 22 June 2011
Side Effects
not sure but feel light headed a lot since using it also using canasa 1000 ml. pm

Additional Thoughts
used of and on, now 2 months

Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 59
Location: Houston, Texas
Time Taken: 14 days

Reason: Side effects from radiation therapy for prostate cancer Date: 3 June 2011
Side Effects
none

Additional Thoughts
has helped with rectal issues

Overall:2 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 49
Location: Iowa
Time Taken: 13 days

Reason: Dr. prescribed it for Ulcerative Colitis Date: 3 May 2011
Side Effects
increase appetite and weight gain increase w/in 10 days of taking every night. My weight had been the same for the past 4 years and then w/in a short time of using this I gained 4 lbs in less than 10 days.

Additional Thoughts
seems to decrease inner hemroids but I have had hemroids for 20 years - I was not having increase of problem or symptoms just continual hemroids for 20 years. no bleeding or itching, just presence of hemroids.

Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 45
Location: Sherman, Texas
Time Taken: 10 days

Reason: Hemorrhoids Date: 20 July 2009
Side Effects
Increased apatite.

Additional Thoughts
Great increase of comfort after first dose.

Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 36
Time Taken: 2 days

Reason: hemorrhoids Date: 29 June 2009
Side Effects
Im having itchiness, swelling, and rectal bleeding

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