This medicine is a corticosteroid used to reduce itching, redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions.
Anusol ointment contains hydrocortisone which reduces inflammation and therefore eases the pain and discomfort of hemorrhoids and piles. It also contains active ingredients to soothe the itch and irritation associated with hemorrhoids.
Anusol suppositories temporarily relieve the symptoms associated with hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders such as: itching, burning and discomfort.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor.To use this medicine: apply a small amount of medicine to the affected area. Gently rub the medicine in until it is evenly distributed. Wash your hands after applying this medicine, unless your hands are part of treated area. DO NOT BANDAGE OR WRAP the affected area unless directed otherwise by your doctor.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience skin thinning and discoloration, stinging, rash, dry skin, itching, burning, redness, or swelling not present before using this medicine. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.