Data from FDA - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 21 December 2016
PRECAUTIONS General: Colocort® Hydrocortisone Rectal Suspension, USP should be used with
Drug-induced secondary adrenocortical
This is minimized by gradual reduction of dosage.
This type of relative
There is an
Corticosteroid should be used cautiously in patients with ocular herpes simplex because of possible corneal perforation.
The lowest possible dose of corticosteroid should be used to control the conditions under treatment, and when reduction in dosage is possible, the reduction should be gradual.
Psychic derangement may appear when corticosteroids are used, ranging from
Aspirin should be used cautiously in conjunction with corticosteroids in hypoprothrombinemia.
Information for Patients: Persons who are on
Patients should also be advised that if
Fluid and Electrolyte
Gastrointestinal: Peptic ulcer with possible perforation and hemorrhage; pancreatitis; abdominal distention; ulcerative esophagitis.
Ophthalmic: Posterior subcapsular cataracts;
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION The use of Colocort® Hydrocortisone Rectal Suspension, USP is predicated upon the concomitant use of
The usual course of therapy is one Colocort® nightly for 21 days, or until the patient comes into
Where the course of therapy extends beyond 21 days,
If clinical or
Sigmoidoscopic examination and X-ray visualization are essential for
Patient instructions for administering Colocort® are printed on this carton.
Every effort should be made to retain the enema for at least an hour and
|Agency product number||WI4X0X7BPJ|
|Date Last Revised||01-10-2014|
|Type||HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG|
|Storage and handling||Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature] Rx Only|
|Marketing authorisation holder||Paddock Laboratories, LLC|