Proctocort Dosage

Generic name: hydrocortisone acetate
Dosage form: suppository

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For rectal administration. Detach one suppository from strip of suppositories. Remove the foil wrapper. Avoid excessive handling of the suppository which is designed to melt at body temperature. Insert suppository into the rectum with gentle pressure, pointed end first. Insert one suppository in the rectum twice daily, morning and night for two weeks, in nonspecific proctitis. In more severe cases, one suppository three times a day or two suppositories twice daily. In factitial proctitis, the recommended duration of therapy is six to eight weeks or less, according to the response of the individual case.

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