Also Known as Anucort HC
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A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
Anusol-HC Suppositories are used for reducing swelling, itching, and discomfort associated with certain rectal conditions, including hemorrhoids.
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome: inflamed hair follicles, loss of skin color, mild irritation or dryness of the skin.
Seek medical help right away if any of these severe side effects occur. These include: