Cortifoam (Hydrocortisone)

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    Hemorrhoids are extremely unpleasant and the right OTC hemorrhoid creams work well for many people. For those who don’t get effective hemorrhoid relief, a prescription hemorrhoid reliever is going to be what’s needed. Cortifoam is a good choice as it’s formulated to provide relief from the itching and burning that comes with hemorrhoids as it begins to work quickly. Cortifoam rectal foam may also be used to treat ulcerative colitis, and if you’re wondering how to use Cortifoam, not to worry. It comes with an easy-to-use applicator which is provided.

    You can buy Cortifoam with a prescription at most pharmacies, and you can always buy this product at the best price when you order medication online from Canada Pharmacy.


    Use this foam enema for hemorrhoids as instructed:

    Wash your hands before and after using Cortifoam. Emptying your bowel and bladder before using Cortifoam is advisable.

    Take applicator provided and insert it into your rectum and spray foam into the cavity.

    For best results it is recommended that you lie down on your left side for at least 30 minutes after using Cortifoam hemorrhoid foam to allow the liquid to distribute evenly through your intestines. Also try to avoid using the bathroom until the next morning if possible.


    The active ingredient in Cortifoam rectal foam is hydrocortisone.


    You should speak with your doctor if you have any history of diabetes, congestive heart failure, tuberculosis, stomach ulcer or diverticulitis, kidney disease, myasthenia gravis, or high blood pressure before beginning to use Cortifoam.

    Cortifoam may not be suitable for you if you have had a colostomy or ileostomy.

    Cortifoam should be used with caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and you should have your doctor approve this course of treatment.


    There is the possibility of drug interaction risks between Cortifoam and certain insulin medications commonly taken by diabetics, including oral diabetes medications. You should advise your doctor of all medications you are currently taking before getting a prescription for it and then proceeding to buy Cortifoam.

    Side Effects

    Side effects related to use of Cortifoam hemorrhoid treatment are rare, but some people may experience feeling shortness of breath, swollen ankles or feet, muscle weakness, rapid weight gain, severe rectal pain or burning, bleeding from your rectum, or severe stomach pain. If any of these symptoms are experienced, then discontinue use and discuss other hemorrhoid treatment options with your doctor.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 11269

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