Cortenema

( Hydrocortisone )

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Hydrocortisone

Drug Info for hydrocortisone

Rectal hydrocortisone is used along with other medications to treat proctitis (swelling in the rectum) and ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining of the large intestine and rectum). It is also used to relieve itching and swelling from hemorrhoids and other rectal problems. Hydrocortisone is in a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.

Colocort is used together with other medications to treat ulcerative colitis and proctitis. The generic version of Colocort is Hydrocortisone. On average Colocort is priced at about $134 for 7, 60 mL bottles of 100 mg/60 ml rectal suspension. Luckily, you can use our OptionRx savings offer to receive a Colocort discount of up to 80% off the retail price at participating pharmacies near you.

  • Cortenema
  • Into the rectum

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Rectal routeWash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.

Shake the bottle well before use.

Remove the cover from the applicator tip of the bottle.

Rectal routeLie on your left side with your left leg straight or slightly bent, and your right knee bent upward. Insert the applicator tip into your rectum about an inch. Gently squeeze the bottom of the bottle to release the enema.

Remain lying down for at least 30 minutes. You may need to hold the liquid in your rectum for several minutes or hours. This may be difficult or feel uncomfortable. It should become easier to do as you continue to use the medicine.

After using the medicine, remove the applicator tip from the rectum and throw the bottle away.

Missed dose:Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to hydrocortisone, or if you have a fungus infection.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease, cirrhosis, osteoporosis, thyroid problems, or myasthenia gravis. Tell your doctor if you have digestive problems, including ulcer or diverticulitis.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Cataracts or glaucomaHigh blood pressureIncreased risk for osteoporosisAdrenal gland problems

This medicine may cause you to get infections more easily. Tell your doctor if you have any type of infection before you start treatment. Avoid people who are sick or have infections. If you are exposed to chickenpox or measles, tell your doctor right away.

This medicine may delay growth in children. If you think your child is not growing properly while using this medicine, talk with your doctor.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Some medicines and foods can affect how hydrocortisone works. Tell you doctor if you are also using an NSAID, including aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen, naproxen, or celecoxib.

This medicine may interfere with vaccines. Ask your doctor before you get a flu shot or any other vaccines.

This medicine may cause you to get infections more easily. Tell your doctor if you have any type of infection before you start treatment. Avoid people who are sick or have infections. If you are exposed to chickenpox or measles, tell your doctor right away.

This medicine may delay growth in children. If you think your child is not growing properly while using this medicine, talk with your doctor.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Rapid weight gain, swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Dark freckles, skin color changes, coldness, weakness, tiredness, nausea, vomiting, weight loss
  • Dry mouth, increased thirst, muscle cramps, nausea or vomiting, uneven heartbeat
  • Severe rectal pain or bleeding
  • Depression, mood swings, trouble sleeping, usual thoughts, feelings, or behavior
  • Rectal irritation or burning
Frequently Asked Questions

Hydrocortisone is a generic drug that comes as a cream, and it is used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by certain conditions such as; Atopic Dermatitis, allergic reactions, and psoriasis. Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid that works by reducing specific chemicals in the body that causes redness, itching, and swelling of the skin.

In addition to Hydrocortisone, similar brand name drugs used to treat these symptoms includes Caldecort, Cortizone-5, and Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch. Consult with your doctor to determine the best treatment for your condition.

The average Hydrocortisone price without insurance ranges from between about $9 and $385, depending on strength, supply needed, and pharmacy location.

Hydrocortisone is a generic drug. Similar brand-name drugs include Caldecort, Cortizone-5, and Dermarest Plus Anti-Itch. You can use our free Hydrocortisone discount card to reduce the cost of this drug by up to 80% when you purchase this medication at a participating local pharmacy.

Hydrocortisone topical cream is available in the following strengths: butyrate 0.1%, valerate 0.2%, 0.5%, 1%, and 2.5%. This drug is also available as an ointment, lotion, solution, and rectal suppository. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There is not a Hydrocortisone manufacturer coupon or patient assistance program currently available, but you can save on your prescription cost by using our free Hydrocortisone coupon card. Our customers typically find that they save more by using our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.