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.
Proctozone HC is a drug that treats inflammation in various parts of the body, mostly around the anal area. Proctozone HC treats symptoms caused by hemorrhoids such as itching, inflammation, swelling and minor pain. Proctozone HC is a corticosteroid and is also used in addition to other medication to treat inflammatory conditions of the anus and lower intestines.