What is Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are veins in the lower anus that have become inflamed. Pressure on the veins is what causes them to become swollen and painful. Symptoms include itching, blood in the stool, and lumps near the anus.

Treatments for hemorrhoids include using creams and medications. Common drug classes used to treat hemmorrhoids are local anesthetic / corticosteroid combinations.

Savings Tips for Hemorrhoids

  • What Works for Hemorrhoids?

    August 14, 2014

    Hemorrhoids are common cause of bright red bleeding from the rectum and something you will often be managing from home. Know that some experts recommend colonoscopy for all patients older than 40 years who have hemorrhoidal symptoms and rectal bleeding, but if that’s been done or your doctor is sure it’s just hemorrhoids, what works?

    1.  Fiber supplementation. Using Psyllium or unprocessed bran has been shown in studies to decrease bleeding, pain, prolapse and itching from hemorrhoids. See More

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Popular Hemorrhoids Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Corticosteroids 52 See Prices
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Corticosteroids 38 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Hemorrhoids Drug Classes

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