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Anusol HC Ointment
(Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate)

Formulation : Ointment

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Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate
(Generic alternative to Anusol HC Ointment)

Formulation : Ointment

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What is Anusol HC Ointment /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate used for?

Anusol HC Ointment is used in the treatment of symptoms such as itching, swelling, or discomfort caused by different rectal conditions such as hemorrhoids.

How should Anusol HC Ointment /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate be stored?

Keep Anusol HC Ointment at room temperature and away from the influence of heat or moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Anusol HC Ointment/Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate ?

Anusol HC Ointment should be used as directed by your doctor. Generally, you should wash and dry the rectal area. Use the restroom before putting on the medication as it is best to not use the bathroom for at least two to three hours after applying the medication Then apply a small amount of the Anusol HC Ointment to the area that needs relief. Using an applicator (comes with medication) also apply the medication into the rectum. Make sure to wash your hands before and after applying the ointment. Also, wash the applicator after use.

When should Anusol HC Ointment /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate not be taken?

If you have any known allergies to ingredients of Anusol HC Ointment do not use it. Also, make sure that your doctor is aware of your medical history and of the medications you are currently taking. If you have had heart failure, tuberculosis, kidney disease, diabetes, or any type of infection consult with your doctor in regards to Anusol HC being right for you. Not all health conditions that impact this medication were mentioned so make sure your doctor is fully aware of your condition.

What precautions should I follow when taking Anusol HC Ointment /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate ?

Before using Anusol HC Ointment, inform you doctor of any health problems that you have. For those it may concern, make sure to tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to be. Also, do not get it in your eyes or mouth.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Anusol HC Ointment /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate ?

Do not get a vaccine when using Anusol HC Ointment. The ointment will not allow the vaccine to work as it should.

When should Anusol HC Ointment /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate not be taken?

Some serious side effects include allergic reactions such as getting hives, trouble breathing, or swelling up. Other serious side effects include: weakness, sudden weight gain, rectal pain, burning sensations, bleeding, and severe headaches.

Some common side effects of Anusol HC Ointment include: mild rectal pain, increased perspiration, greater growth of facial hair, and acne.

Other: None.

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