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What is Cortenema?

Cortenema is a prescription medication that is used to treat hemorrhoids and other conditions involving inflammation of the rectum or anus. Cortenema may also be used alongside other medications to treat inflammatory conditions of the lower intestines such as ulcerative colitis. Cortenema is a steroid medication containing hydrocortisone that works by reducing inflammation.

Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.

  • Cortenema should only be taken rectally.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medication.
  • Attempt to empty your bowel and bladder before using Cortenema.
  • Insert Cortenema rectally using the provided applicator.
  • Lie down on your left side for at least 30 minutes after using this medication to allow the medication to distribute through the intestines.
  • Try to hold in the enema for at least one hour and avoid using the bathroom during this time.
  • If possible, hold in the enema all night.


Tell your doctor and pharmacist:

  • About your drug and other allergies.
  • If you take any other prescription or over-the-counter medications.
  • Your medical history particularly of congestive heart failure, kidney disease, high blood pressure, tuberculosis, stomach ulcers, myasthenia gravis, diverticulitis, diabetes, colostomy, ileostomy, fever or any other infections.
  • If you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.
  • If you are breast-feeding.

You should also know:

  • Cortenema may include glucose levels. Diabetes patients may need their diabetes medication adjusting.
  • Do not receive a vaccination while taking this medication.

Side Effects of Cortenema

Common side effects of Cortenema include but are not limited to:

  • Mild rectal pain or burning.
  • Changes to menstrual periods.
  • Increased sweating.
  • Increased facial or body hair.
  • Acne.

Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of hydrocortisone:

  • Severe rectal pain or burning.
  • Rectal bleeding.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Severe stomach pain.
  • Seizures.
  • Rapid weight gain, especially to the face or midsection.
  • Swelling in the ankles or feet.
  • Muscle weakness.
  • Sudden and severe headaches.
  • Pain behind the eyes.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction such as difficulty breathing, hives or swelling in your face, lips or throat.


What should I do if I miss a dose of Cortenema?

If you miss a dose of Cortenema, you should use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.

What is the strength of Cortenema?

Cortenema is available in a strength of 60ml.

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