Preparation H Hydrocortisone

Preparation H Hydrocortisone provides relief from anal itching. Stop using this product and ask your doctor if symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days.

Preparation H Hydrocortisone Overview

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Preparation H Hydrocortisone is an over the counter medication used to relive anal itching in adults and children 12 years of age and older. Preparation H Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of drugs called steroids. These work by reducing inflammation.

This medication comes in a cream and is applied no more than 3 to 4 times a day.

Common side effects of Preparation H Hydrocortisone include mild pain or stinging.

 

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  • Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital
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Hydrocortisone

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Preparation H Hydrocortisone Drug Class

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