NDC 69367-243 Hydrocortisone Acetate

Hydrocortisone Acetate

NDC Product Code 69367-243

NDC CODE: 69367-243

Proprietary Name: Hydrocortisone Acetate What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.

Non-Proprietary Name: Hydrocortisone Acetate What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

Drug Use Information

Drug Use Information
The drug use information is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of a health care professional. Always ask a health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

  • This medication is used to treat hemorrhoids and itching/swelling in the rectum and anus. It is also used with other medications to treat certain intestinal problems (such as ulcerative colitis of the rectum and other rectal/anal inflammatory conditions). Hydrocortisone suppositories help to relieve rectal pain, itching, bloody diarrhea, and bleeding by reducing swelling (inflammation) directly in the rectum and anus. Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

NDC Code Structure

NDC 69367-243-12

Package Description: 12 SUPPOSITORY in 1 CARTON

NDC 69367-243-24

Package Description: 24 SUPPOSITORY in 1 CARTON

NDC Product Information

Hydrocortisone Acetate with NDC 69367-243 is a a human prescription drug product labeled by Westminster Pharmaceuticals, Llc. The generic name of Hydrocortisone Acetate is hydrocortisone acetate. The product's dosage form is suppository and is administered via rectal form.

Labeler Name: Westminster Pharmaceuticals, Llc

Dosage Form: Suppository - A solid body of various weights and shapes, adapted for introduction into the rectal orifice of the human body; they usually melt, soften, or dissolve at body temperature.

Product Type: Human Prescription Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

Hydrocortisone Acetate Active Ingredient(s)

What is the Active Ingredient(s) List?
This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

  • HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE 25 mg/1

Inactive Ingredient(s)

About the Inactive Ingredient(s)
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL OIL (UNII: FM8D1RE2VP)

Administration Route(s)

What are the Administration Route(s)?
The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

  • Rectal - Administration to the rectum.
  • Rectal - Administration to the rectum.

Pharmacological Class(es)

What is a Pharmacological Class?
These are the reported pharmacological class categories corresponding to the SubstanceNames listed above.

  • Corticosteroid - [EPC] (Established Pharmacologic Class)
  • Corticosteroid Hormone Receptor Agonists - [MoA] (Mechanism of Action)

Product Labeler Information

What is the Labeler Name?
Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: Westminster Pharmaceuticals, Llc
Labeler Code: 69367
Marketing Category: UNAPPROVED DRUG OTHER - What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 02-05-2020 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2021 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

Exclude Flag: N What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA’s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions. Values = ‘Y’ or ‘N’.

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Hydrocortisone Acetate Product Labeling Information

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Product Labeling Index

Other

For Rectal AdministrationRx Only

KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.PHARMACIST: This product is not an Orange Book rated product, therefore all prescriptions using this product shall be subject to state and federal statutes as applicable. This product has not been subjected to FDA therapeutic or other equivalency testing. There are no claims of bioequivalence or therapeutic equivalence. Each person recommending a prescription substitution using this product shall make such recommendation based on his/her professional knowledge and opinion, upon evaluating the active ingredients, inactive ingredients, excipients and chemical information contained within the enclosed prescribing information.

Rx OnlyManufactured for:Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLCNashville, TN 37217Rev. 12/19

Description

Hydrocortisone acetate is a corticosteroid designed chemically as pregn-4-ene-3, 20-dione, 21-(acetyloxy)-11, 17-dihydroxy-(11β) with the following structural formula:Each suppository for rectal administration contains hydrocortisone acetate, USP 25 mg in a specially blended hydrogenated vegetable base.

Clinical Pharmacology

In normal subjects, about 26% of hydrocortisone acetate is absorbed when the suppository is applied to the rectum. Absorption of hydrocortisone acetate may vary across abraded or inflamed surfaces.Topical steroids are primarily effective because of their anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic and vasoconstrictive action.

Indications And Usage

Hydrocortisone acetate suppositories are indicated for use in inflamed hemorrhoids, post-irradiation (factitial) proctitis, as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis, cryptitis, other inflammatory conditions of anorectum, and pruritus ani.

Contraindications

Hydrocortisone acetate suppositories are contraindicated in those patients having a history of hypersensitivity to hydrocortisone acetate or any of the components.

Precautions

Do not use hydrocortisone acetate suppositories unless adequate proctologic examination is made.If irritation develops, the product should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted.In the presence of an infection, the use of an appropriate antifungal or antibacterial agent should be instituted. If a favorable response does not occur promptly, hydrocortisone acetate should be discontinued until the infection has been adequately controlled.

Carcinogenesis

No long-term studies in animals have been performed to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of corticosteroid suppositories.

Pregnancy Category C

In laboratory animals, topical steroids have been associated with an increase in the incidence of fetal abnormalities when gestating females have been exposed to rather low dosage levels. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.Hydrocortisone acetate suppositories should only be used during pregnancy if the potential benefit justifies the risk of the fetus. Drugs of this class should not be used extensively on pregnant patients, in large amounts, or for prolonged periods of time.It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk, and because many drugs are excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from hydrocortisone acetate suppositories, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Adverse Reactions

The following local adverse reactions have been reported with hydrocortisone acetate suppositories; burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypopigmentation, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection.To report an adverse event, please contact Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC at 1-844-221-7294.

Drug Abuse And Dependence

Drug abuse and dependence have not been reported in patients treated with hydrocortisone acetate suppositories.

Overdosage

If signs and symptoms of systemic overdosage occur, discontinue use.

For Rectal Administration

Detach one suppository from strip of suppositories. Hold suppository upright and carefully separate tabs at top opening and pull downward from the pointed end to expose the suppository. Remove the suppository from the pocket. Avoid excessive handling of suppository which is designed to melt at body temperature. Insert one suppository rectally, pointed end first. Insert one suppository in the rectum twice daily, morning and night for two weeks, in nonspecific proctitis. In more severe cases, one suppository three times a day or two suppositories twice daily. In factitial proctitis, the recommended duration of therapy is six to eight weeks or less, according to the response of the individual case.

How Supplied

Hydrocortisone acetate suppositories 25mg are off-white, smooth surfaced and bullet shaped with one pointed end.Box of 12 suppositories, NDC 69367-243-12Box of 24 suppositories, NDC 69367-243-24

Storage

Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Excursions permitted to 15°- 30°C (59°-86°F). Store away from heat. Protect from freezing. Avoid contact with eyes.

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