Generic Name and Formulations:
Hydrocortisone acetate 30mg; suppositories.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Indications for PROCTOCORT:
Hemorrhoids. Anorectal inflammation. Pruritus ani. Adjunct in chronic ulcerative colitis. Factitial proctitis. Cryptitis.
1 rectally in AM and PM for 2 weeks. More severe cases: 1 rectally 3 times daily or 2 rectally twice daily. Factitial proctitis: use for up to 6–8 weeks.
Tuberculosis. Diverticulitis. Discontinue if irritation develops or in uncontrolled infection. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Local irritation (eg, burning, itching, folliculitis, hypopigmentation), allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection.