Procort Side Effects
Generic Name: hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Procort.
For the Consumer
Applies to hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical: rectal cream
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical:
Dry skin; headache; itching; stomach upset.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); acne-like rash; excessive hair growth; inflamed hair follicles; inflammation around the mouth; muscle weakness; rectal pain, burning, cracking, itching, bleeding, peeling, or irritation not present before using hydrocortisone acetate/pramoxine cream; thinning, softening, or discoloration of the skin; unusual weight gain, especially in the face.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to hydrocortisone / pramoxine topical: rectal cream, rectal foam, rectal kit, rectal lotion, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel, topical lotion, topical ointment
Dermatologic side effects including burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria have been reported.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects including allergic contact dermatitis have been reported.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Proctofoam HC (hydrocortisone-pramoxine topical)." Schwarz Pharma, Mequon, WI.
It is possible that some side effects of Procort may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.