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Anusol HC Suppository
(Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate)

Formulation : Suppository

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

Formulation : Suppository

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

Anusol HC Suppository 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 Suppository /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate be stored?

Keep Anusol HC Suppository at a cool temperature; 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 Suppository/Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate ?

Anusol HC Suppository 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, remove the wrapper of the Anusol HC Suppository and insert it into the rectum (pointy end first). It works best if you lie down on your side. The suppository will melt once inside. Make sure to wash your hands before and after applying the Suppository.

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

If you have any known allergies to ingredients of Anusol HC Suppository 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 Suppository /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate ?

Before using Anusol HC Suppository, 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 Suppository /Hydrocortisone Acetate/Zinc Sulfate ?

Using Anusol HC Suppository will lower your body’s ability to fight against infections. Try to stay away from people who are sick.

When should Anusol HC Suppository /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: infection, rectal pain, burning sensations, bleeding, and irritation.

Some common side effects of Anusol HC Suppository include: irritation, skin dryness, increased hair growth, and changes in skin color.

Other: None.

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