Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine that reduces inflammation in the body. Hydrocortisone rectal is used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, hemorrhoids, and other inflammatory conditions of the rectum or anus. Hydrocortisone rectal may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Proctocort (hydrocortisone rectal) is a prescription drug, which is used for the treatment of swelling, pain and discomfort caused by hemorrhoids of the anal area. Hydrocortisone rectal helps reduce redness, swelling and itching due to its anti-inflammatory, vasoconstrictive and antipruritic action.