What is Hydrocortisone (rectal)?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Hydrocortisone suppositories Colocort Enema

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Hydrocortisone (Rectal) is a corticosteroid. It is used as an adjunctive treatment of ulcerative colitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hemorrhoids 11 2
Constipation 1 0
Diarrhea 1 0
Rectal pain 1 0
Vaginismus 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hydrocortisone (rectal)

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Hydrocortisone (rectal)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Hydrocortisone (rectal)

Duration

Stopped taking Hydrocortisone (rectal)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hydrocortisone (rectal).