Anucort-hc

(hydrocortisone acetate)

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Treats hemorrhoids and rectal irritation.

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Works well to relieve hemorrhoids and other anal irritation but you have to be comfortable inserting Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate) into your rectal area.

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Quick facts about Anucort-hc
  • Drug class: Gastrointestinal
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (hydrocortisone acetate)

Upsides

  • Most people achieve relief with Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate) when over-the-counter products did not work for them.
  • Is available as an affordable generic form.
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Downsides

  • Depending on why you're using Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate), you'll have to insert it rectally two or three times a day.
  • May not work for you if you have severe hemorrhoids. Your doctor will help pick the best treatment for you.
  • Using Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate) long-term can have serious side effects. Only use as directed, not for more or longer than prescribed.
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How it works

Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate) is a corticosteroid. It reduces inflammation by blocking chemicals in your body that cause itching, swelling, and other irritation.

Quick facts about Anucort-hc
  • Drug class: Gastrointestinal
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (hydrocortisone acetate)

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Dosage forms

  • Suppository
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What to expect when you take Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate) for Hemorrhoids and anal itching

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  • Possible side effects
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Dryness
  • Allergic skin reaction
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Risks and Warnings for Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate)

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  • Your doctor will do a rectal examination to see if you Anucort-hc (hydrocortisone acetate) is right for you.