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Soothe Itching and Swelling of Hemorrhoids with Anucort HC

Hemorrhoids are painful, itchy, and located in an embarrassing spot to scratch. Ask your doctor about Anucort HC or generic Hydrocortisone Acetate for pain relief and reducing the inflammation and swelling. Anucort HC is available as suppositories you insert into your rectal passage to reach the affected area quickly and more effectively than just a topical cream or ointment. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

Your doctor can also prescribe Anucort HC to treat some of your symptoms of ulcerative colitis (UC). There are several types of colitis, depending on where the inflammation is located in your colon. Ulcerative proctitis and proctosigmoiditis are nearer the rectum and lower end of your colon, so Anucort HC would be more beneficial than for colitis that is farther along your colon.

How Anucort HC Works

Anucort HC suppositories contain a corticosteroid, Hydrocortisone Acetate. As the suppository melts from body heat, the active ingredient is absorbed into the tissues and calms down your immune system which is responsible for the inflammation. The result is a reduction of the chemicals that include prostaglandins and histamine that cause inflammation, swelling, and itchiness. Anucort HC also helps constrict blood vessels to decrease blood flow so hemorrhoids shrink.

Causes and Risk Factors for Hemorrhoids

Your lifestyle or work place may be the cause of hemorrhoids. If you are sedentary and lack physical activity or your job requires you to sit or stand for long periods of time, the pressure on your anus is increased due to the nature of gravity or from the pressure of sitting that puts pressure on the area as well. Having chronic diarrhea or constipation is high on the list of causes as well. This may be due to a diet that lacks enough fiber, grains, and fruit, high alcohol consumption, or a disease or condition that is causing loose, watery stools or hard, dry stools.

Before You Use Anucort HC

Confirm with your doctor whether Anucort HC is safe or not to use while you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Explain other medical conditions or allergies you have to your doctor and list any OTC or Rx drugs you currently take or use, including herbal products and dietary or vitamin supplements, so it can be determined if Anucort HC is the right medication for you.

Proper Use of Anucort HC

Do not store Anucort HC near heat sources or the suppositories will melt. Try not to handle the suppository very much or it will become soft and difficult to insert into your rectum. If this happens, place the suppository in the fridge for a few minutes and then remove foil wrapper and insert. As the suppository melts from your body heat, there may be some leakage that can stain your under garments or bedding. Keep all medications out of children’s reach and do not share your Rx with others.

Possible Side Effects of Anucort HC

  • Temporary burning sensation
  • Folliculitis
  • Mild rectal pain

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