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Corect Suppository

Product introduction

Corect Suppository is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat anal fissures. It provides relief from redness, swelling and itching. It decreases the pain sensation. It helps in softening the skin.

Corect Suppository should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include burning, irritation, itchiness, and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Corect Suppository

Benefits of Corect Suppository

In Treatment of Anal fissure

Anal fissure is a small tear in the lining of the anus that may occur when you pass hard stools. Anal fissures typically cause pain while passing stools. Corect Suppository decreases pain sensation at the affected area and helps in passing the stools easily. It also reduces swelling, redness, itching and irritation in the anal area. It soothes the area and gives relief from burning sensation. Apply Corect Suppository as prescribed for faster healing. Make sure to avoid spicy, oil-rich food and take plenty of fibers to aid in digestion and thus prevent hard stools.

Side effects of Corect Suppository

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Corect

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Corect Suppository

Remove the wrapper from the suppository before inserting it. Keep lying down for about 15 minutes after insertion so that the suppository does not come out before it melts.

How Corect Suppository works

Corect Suppository is a combination of four medicines: Hydrocortisone, Zinc Oxide, Lidocaine, and Allantoin, that helps treat anal fissures . Hydrocortisone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Zinc Oxide has astringent and antiseptic action. Lidocaine is a local anesthetic which works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to the brain thereby decreasing pain sensation. Allantoin is a skin protectant that moisturizes and softens the skin.

Safety advice

No interaction found/established
Corect Suppository may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Corect Suppository is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
Corect Suppository is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Corect Suppository may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Corect Suppository is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Corect Suppository may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Corect Suppository?

If you miss a dose of Corect Suppository, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Corect Suppository is prescribed to get relief from pain and swelling in the rectal area due to fissures.
  • Do not take any other laxative along with Corect Suppository without consulting your doctor.
  • Sometimes certain medicines like iron tablets, antibiotics might make your stools hard and difficult to pass. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of them.
  • Apart from using Corect Suppository, you can indulge in warm baths. It may help soothe the area and thus may ease the pain.
  • Don't ignore the feeling of needing to pass stools. Some people suppress this feeling and put off going to the toilet until later. This may result in bigger and harder stools forming that are more difficult to pass later.
  • A fibre rich diet (wholegrain breads and cereals, fruit and green leafy vegetables) with six to eight full glasses of water each day and daily exercise are important in maintaining healthy bowel function.

Fact Box

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Patient concerns

I occasionally find blood in my stool.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
May be anal fissure, get yourself examined by a surgeon.
Fissure and fistula of anal region Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal region
Dr. Pushkar Mani
refer to surgeon again

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  1. Hydrocortisone Acetate, Lidocaine, Zinc Oxide, Allantoin. Mumbai, India: Meridian Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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1108, Embassy Centre, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021. India.
Country of origin: India
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