Generic Name(s): Hydrocortisone Acetate
Drug Class: Corticosteroids
Treats: Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Pain, Bleeding in Rectal Area, Rectal and Anal Inflammations
Anuzone-HC (Hydrocortisone Acetate) is a medication belonging to corticosteroid class of drugs. It is used to treat several conditions such as swelling and itching in the anus and rectum, rectal hemorrhoids, ulcerative colitis, bloody diarrhea, and rectal pain. In order to improve its effectiveness, Anuzone-HC is usually used with other medications.
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When used alone, Anuzone-HC is used to treat rectal and anal conditions such as inflammation, hemorrhoids, swellings, and itching. When used together with other medications, it is used to treat rectal ulcerative colitis. The medication is also used relieve patients from rectal itching, bloody diarrhea, rectal pain, and bleeding. It achieves this by reducing the rectal and anal inflammations. This medication can only be prescribed by a doctor or pharmacist.
Anuzone-HC is used to treat:
- Itching of the rectum and anus
- Rectal and anal swelling
- Ulcerative colitis
- Bloody diarrhea
- Rectal pain
Anuzone-HC dosage is strictly dependent on a patient's medical condition and his age. A visit to a doctor will help one get the right prescription. The medication also comes will dosage instruction on its package. The medication is administered by inserting it inside one's anus/rectum. Below you will find a typical dosage of Anuzone-HC.
- The medication should be used a minimum of twice a day and a maximum of three times.
- Do not handle suppository for long
- One should first lie on the left side and then bend the right knee to effectively insert the suppository
- Avoid bowel movement for a minimum of one hour
Anuzone-HC Side Effects
Use of Anuzone-HC is associated with a number of side effects. A patient may experience one or more of these side effects. Any persistent or worsening side effect must be reported to one's doctor. Below you will find a list of side effects associated with Anuzone-HC. Note that not all possible side effects are listed here.
Common side effects include:
- Skin irritation
Serious side effects that must be reported to the doctor immediately are:
- Weight loss
- Swelling feet or ankle
- Vision problems
- Increased thirst
- Increased urination
- Bone pain
- abdominal pain
- New rectal bleeding
- Black stools
Taking other medications when still using Anuzone-Hc must be approved by a doctor. Interactions between drugs can be dangerous and should be avoided whenever possible. One should note that providing a doctor with accurate information on all the drugs and herbal medications being taken is critical for avoiding drug interactions.
Anuzone-Hc may interact with the following:
- Blood thinners (e.g. warfarin)
- NSAIDs (e.g. naproxen and ibuprofen)
Note that your doctor may direct you to take a low dosage of aspirin as you use Anuzone-HC to help protect you from suffering a heart attack or stroke. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.