Cortifoam, also referred to as hydrocortisone rectal, is a drug belonging to a class of medications known as corticosteroids. It is used in the treatment of intestinal problems such as ulcerative colitis of the rectum, which is also known as ulcerative proctitis. Although it does not cure this condition, it helps in relieving the symptoms of the condition, such as diarrhea, rectal pain, and bloody stools, by inhibiting inflammation. The medication works by reducing inflammation directly within the rectum.
Drug Name: Cortifoam
Generic name: Hydrocortisone acetate