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What is Anusol HC Ointment?

Anusol-HC ointment is a steroid medicine that temporarily relieves itching, swelling, or irritation caused by hemorrhoids or other conditions around your anus. Anusol-HC ointment is also used with other medicines to treat ulcerative colitis.

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the Anusol-HC ointment exactly as directed. Use Anusol-HC ointment only as directed by your doctor. This medicine is for use on the skin only. Please do not get it in your eyes. Please do not use it on skin areas that have cuts, scrapes, or burns. If it does get on these areas, rinse it off right away with water.

To use Anusol-HC ointment:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
  • Apply a thin layer of this medicine to the affected skin area. Rub it in gently.
  • Do not bandage or otherwise wrap the skin being treated unless directed to do so by your doctor.

Before Taking Anusol-HC Ointment

Before using Anusol-HC ointment, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: another stomach/intestinal problems, infections, certain eye conditions, heart problems, high blood pressure, liver disease, kidney disease, thyroid problems, diabetes, bone loss, bleeding or blood clotting problems, mental/mood conditions, low potassium blood level and any allergies.

Limit alcoholic beverages while using this medication to decrease the risk of stomach/intestinal bleeding.

Rarely using corticosteroid medications for a long time can make it more difficult for your body to respond to physical stress. Before having surgery or emergency treatment, or if you get a serious illness/injury, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication or have used this medication within the past few months.

Tell your healthcare professional about using Anusol-HC ointment before immunizations, vaccinations, or skin tests. Avoid contact with people who recently received live vaccines.

Rarely, this drug can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections. Avoid contact with people with infections that may spread to others. 

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially bone loss/pain, stomach/intestinal bleeding, and mental/mood changes.

Anusol-HC Ointment Side Effects

Anusol-HC ointment may cause side effects: 

  • headache
  • dizziness
  • local pain or burning
  • muscle weakness
  • extreme changes in mood changes in personality
  • inappropriate happiness
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • slowed healing of cuts and bruises
  • irregular or absent menstrual periods
  • thin, fragile, or dry skin
  • acne
  • increased sweating
  • changes in the way fat are spread around the body

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately:

  • bleeding
  • vision changes
  • depression
  • rash
  • itching
  • swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue, throat, hands, arms, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • hives
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing

Children who use Anusol-HC ointment may have an increased risk of side effects, including slowed growth and delayed weight gain. Talk to your child's doctor about the risks of using this medication.

People who use Anusol-HC ointment for a long time may develop glaucoma or cataracts, increasing their risk of osteoporosis.

FAQs

What are the adverse effects of Anusol-HC ointment on kids?

Children who use Anusol-HC ointment may have an increased risk of side effects, including slowed growth and delayed weight gain. 

What other information should you know while on Anusol-HC ointment?

People who use Anusol-HC ointment for a long time may develop glaucoma or cataracts, increasing their risk of osteoporosis.

What are the side effects of Anusol-HC ointment on older adults?

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Anusol-HC ointment, especially bone loss/pain, stomach/intestinal bleeding, and mental/mood changes.

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