ANAL FISSURE OVERVIEW. An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus, the opening where feces are excreted. The tear typically extends.
Patients with anal fissures frequently seek care for pain. Anal fissures (also called fissure in ano) are a common affliction— second only to.
Dis Colon Rectum. Mar;42(3) Nitroglycerin ointment for anal fissures : effective treatment or just a headache? Hyman NH(1), Cataldo PA.
% Nitroglycerin ointment is an intra-anal formulation of nitroglycerin (glyceryl trinitrate) indicated for the treatment of chronic anal fissure triangle.
This report documents a therapeutic role for nitroglycerin, a nitric oxide donor, in the treatment of acutely thrombosed external hemorrhoids and anal fissure.
Nitroglycerin rectal ointment is used to relieve moderate to severe pain caused by chronic anal fissures. An anal fissure is a tear in the skin.
For pain caused by anal fissures: Adult—Apply 1 inch into the anus every 12 hours. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your.