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Analpram HC

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/5/2017
Analpram HC Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 01/06/2017

Analpram HC (hydrocortisone acetate 2.5% pramoxine HCl 1%) Cream 2.5% is a topical corticosteroid and anti-itching combination drug used to treat pain, itching, or inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, psoriasis, insect bites, and minor burns or scrapes. Analpram HC is also used on the rectal area to treat itching and inflammation caused by hemorrhoids, anal fissures, or other rectal irritation. Analpram HC is available in generic form. Side effects of Analpram HC include:

  • skin reactions (burning, irritation, dryness, redness, peeling),
  • acne,
  • changes in the color of treated skin,
  • thinning of your skin,
  • blistering skin, or
  • stretch marks.

Analpram HC is supplied in four preparations: 1 oz tube, 4 gm tubes and 1 oz and 4gm Advanced Kits. Analpram HC is generally applied to the affected area as a thin film three to four times daily depending on the severity of the condition. Analpram HC may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment with Analpram HC; it is unknown if it is harmful to a fetus. It is unknown if Analpram HC topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Analpram HC Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


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Analpram HC Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you show signs of absorbing too much of the medicine through your skin, such as:

  • blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights;
  • mood changes;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • high blood sugar (increased thirst or urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor,weight loss);
  • weight gain, puffiness in your face; or
  • muscle weakness, feeling tired.

Stop using the medicine and call your doctor if you have rectal bleeding or severe irritation in any treated skin.

Common side effects may include:

  • mild redness or swelling of treated skin;
  • thinning of treated skin; or
  • numbness on areas where the medicine is accidentally applied.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Analpram HC (Hydrocortisone Acetate 2.5% Pramoxine HCl 1%)


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Analpram HC Professional Information


The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence:

Burning Hypertrichosis Maceration of the skin
Itching Acneiform eruptions Secondary infection
Irritation Hypopigmentation Skin atrophy
Dryness Perioral dermatitis Striae
Folliculitis Allergic contact dermatitis Miliaria

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Analpram HC (Hydrocortisone Acetate 2.5% Pramoxine HCl 1%)

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© Analpram HC Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Analpram HC Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.


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