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What is Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen?
Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen is a steroid medicine that reduces inflammation in the body.
The information in this medication guide is specific to Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen rectal foam or enema.
Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen rectal is used to treat hemorrhoids and itching or swelling of the rectal area caused by hemorrhoids or other inflammatory conditions of the rectum or anus.
Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen rectal is also used together with other medications to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and other inflammatory conditions of the lower intestines and rectal area.
Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen rectal may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen indications
(Systemic use):Endocrine disordes ( primary or secondary adrenocortical insufficiency ).
shock unresponsive to conVentional therapy if adrenocortical insufficiency exists or is suspected, Rheumati
c disorders ( post – traumatic osteoarthritis, synovitis of osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Acute and subacute bursitis.
Epicondylitis, Acute nonspecific tenosynovitis, Acute gouty arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis
Collagen diseases ( systemic lupus erythematosus, Acute rheumatic Carditis, systemic dermatomysitis ), Dermatologic disease ( Pemphigus, Severe erythma multiforme, Exfoliative dermatitis, Severe psoriasis ) ophthalmic diseases, ( in allergic and inflammatory processes involving the eye, such as : Herpes Zoster ophthalmicus, Iritis, iridocy clitis, chorioretinitis, Keratitis ), Gastrointestinal diseases ( ulcerative colitis systemic theropy ) Respiratory diseases ( symptomatic sarcoidosis, Berylliosis ) Hematologic disorders ( Acquired [ autoimmune ] hemolytic anemia ) Neoplastic disease. (Topical use):variety of skin conditions (e.g., insect bites, poison oak/ivy, eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash, itching of the outer female genitals, anal itching). Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid.
How should I use Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen?
Use exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Do not take Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen rectal by mouth. It is for use only in your rectum.
This medication comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. You may need to use this medication for up to 8 weeks.
Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
Try to empty your bowel and bladder just before using the Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen rectal.
Use only the applicator provided with the medication to insert it into your rectum.
For best results from the enema, lie down on your left side for at least 30 minutes after using the foam or enema to allow the liquid to distribute throughout your intestines. Try to hold in the enema for at least 1 hour, or all night if possible. Avoid using the bathroom during this time.
Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse after using this medicine for a few days.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Uses of Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen in details
It is used as a cream to treat mild to moderate inflammatory skin disorders such as mild to moderate eczema (itchy skin rash)contact dermatitis (e.g. after contact with certain plants, cosmetics, irritants like detergents), insect bite reactions.
Orally it is used to reduce pain, swelling and inflammation and to reduce the body's immune response. In general this drug is used to treat hormonal conditions when the body does not produce enough of its own steroids, and to treat a range of immune and allergic conditions. Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen is used as an injection for treating various conditions such as severe allergic reactions, arthritis, blood diseases, breathing problems, certain cancers, eye diseases, intestinal disorders, and skin diseases. The injectable form of Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen is used when a similar drug cannot be taken by mouth or when a very fast treatment is needed, especially in patients with severe medical conditions. This drug may also be used with other medications as a replacement for certain hormones.
Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen description
Each vial contains Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen sodium succinate equivalent to 100 mg of Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen.
Active ingredient matches for Hydrocortisone Acetate X-Gen:
Hydrocortisone in United States.
- DailyMed. "CIPROFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE; HYDROCORTISONE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/se... (accessed September 18, 2017).
- Wikipedia. "cortisol: Link to the compound information in Wikipedia.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cortisol (accessed September 18, 2017).
- PubChem. "hydrocortisone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed September 18, 2017).
- FDA Orange Book. "Patent:6514980: The publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (the List, commonly known as the Orange Book), identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act).". https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnD... (accessed September 18, 2017).
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