Average Rating: 2.4 (9 Ratings)

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 1  For piles Gave me more pain .did not feel right made a lot worse .gave cramp.pain.soreness F 75 2 days
1X D
 5  Hemorrhoids Abdominal pain, headache, feeling dizzy, passing gas and stool more F 39 2 days
30mg 1X D
 2  Haemorrhoids Itch went away, but in the morning dizziness with a slightly nauseous feeling. By the evening of the next day, extremely watery bowel movements and generally felt unwell. Due to excessive bowel movements, piles felt even worse. F 49 1 days
 2  hemorrhoids No effect on hemorrhoids yet (worse, if anything). Extremely loose stools. Increased amount of blood. Bowel movements more painful. Doesn't seem to be helping me. M 43 3 days
 1  Fissure/Hemmerhoid SEVERE abdominal cramping. While it eased the pain of the fissure and the hemmerhoid a side effect I suffered was headaches, diarrhea, severe cramping passing wind and stools, along with pains in kidney area. I'm guessing I'm in the 30% that suffers severe side effects. I'll be sticking with standard Anusol from here on in which has worked wonders for me in the past. My advice, try one suppository over a 24 hour period and reevaluate, if you don't suffer from the side effects listed above carry on. Otherwise stick to standard Anusol. M 38 3 days
2X D
 1  Painful Hemorrhoids Abdominal cramping with SEVERE watery diarrhea--which I've learned is a known side effect to steroids. Abdomen became bloated and uncomfortably very distended after first dosage. Yet I didn't connect it to the suppository until the second dose, unfortunately. Hours and hours of watery diarrhea, cramping, bloating, nausea and headache/malaise kept me up all night, running to the bathroom--all night long. A very, very unpleasant experience, which I will never repeat. I wish I had known how much of the steroid is absorbed into the bloodstream by this suppository (almost 30%). If you are sensitive to oral steroids, as I am, be aware of this fact. I have taken virtually every hemorrhoid suppository and have NEVER had any reaction before this. F 55 1 days
suppositor 2X D
 4  Internal hemmorhoids Slight burning after insertion of Anusol suppository - but this went away in a few minutes. Seems to be shrinking hemmorhoids - more comfortable now - no itch. 41 3 days
 4  Anal Fissure Pain upon insertion of suppository. It's much more comfortable if you coat it with a personal lubricant. It worked fast to reduce inflammation and heal the fissure. M 2 weeks
 2  Internal hemorrhoids M

ANUSOL HC  (HYDROCORTISONE):  This medication is used to treat a 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.   (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)