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What are the possible side effects of Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository?
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Inflamed hair follicles; loss of skin color; mild irritation or dryness of the skin.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); infection; rectal pain, burning, itching, bleeding, or irritation not present before using Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the.
Side effects of Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository in details
Applies to hydrocortisone topical: topical application cream, topical application foam, topical application gel/jelly, topical application kit, topical application liquid, topical application lotion, topical application ointment, topical application pad, topical application paste, topical application solution, topical application spray, topical application stick
Other dosage forms:
- topical application cream, topical application lotion, topical application ointment, topical application solution
- topical application cream
- topical application cream, topical application ointment
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by hydrocortisone topical (the active ingredient contained in Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking hydrocortisone topical:
Incidence not known:
- Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
- itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
- redness and scaling around the mouth
- thinning of the skin with easy bruising, especially when used on the face or where the skin folds together (e.g. between the fingers)
- thinning, weakness, or wasting away of the skin
Minor Side Effects
Some of the side effects that can occur with hydrocortisone topical may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
Incidence not known:
- Acne or pimples
- burning and itching of the skin with pinhead-sized red blisters
- burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas, or pus at the root of the hair
- increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms, and legs
- lightening of normal skin color
- lightening of treated areas of dark skin
- reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin
- softening of the skin
What is the most important information I should know about Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository?
- If your symptoms do not get better within 7 days or if they get worse, check with your doctor.
- Do not use Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories for other rectal conditions at a later time.
- Do not get Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories in your eyes. If you get Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories your eyes, immediately flush them with cool tap water.
- Check with your doctor or pharmacist concerning the use of a stool softener or bulk laxative to help improve your symptoms.
- Check with your doctor before having vaccinations while you are using Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories.
- Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories may lower the ability of your body to fight infection. Avoid contact with people who have colds or infections. Tell your doctor if you notice signs of infection like fever, sore throat, rash, or chills.
- Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories should be used with extreme caution in CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
- PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories while you are pregnant. It is not known if Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository suppositories, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
Proctosol-HC cream, ointment, suppository contraindications
(Systemic use) Prior Arthroplasty of joint, Blood Clotting disorders, intra – articular fracture, infection ( periaticular, current or history of ), osteoporosis, unstable joint.(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 reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid.
- 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/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
- DTP/NCI. "hydrocortisone: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/s... (accessed September 17, 2018).
- European Chemicals Agency - ECHA. "Hydrocortisone: The information provided here is aggregated from the "Notified classification and labelling" from ECHA's C&L Inventory. ". https://echa.europa.eu/information-o... (accessed September 17, 2018).
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