Anucort-HC Suppository Dosage
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 14, 2020.
Generic name: Hydrocortisone Acetate 25mg
Dosage form: rectal suppository
For rectal administration. Detach one suppository from strip of suppositories. Hold suppository upright. Separate tabs at top opening and pull downward from the pointed end. Continue pulling downward to almost the full length of the suppository. Carefully remove the suppository from the pocket. 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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