Gastrointestinal disorders

Anal fissure

Top Medications for Anal fissure according to our users

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  • Laxative > Bulk-producing

    • Metamucil
      (Psyllium)
      Over-the-counter

      The natural psyllium fiber in Metamucil (Psyllium) does more than relieve constipation. It lowers cholesterol, keeps blood sugar levels healthy, and makes you feel less hungry between meals.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Liquid
  • Antihypertensive > Calcium channel blocker

    • Diltiazem
      Prescription only

      Diltiazem works well to lower blood pressure and prevent chest pain, but you have to be okay with avoiding alcohol. You can't miss doses, and you might get persistent swelling.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Extended release
      • Extended release capsule
    • Nifedipine
      Prescription only

      Nifedipine works well to lower blood pressure and prevent chest pain, but you have to be okay with avoiding grapefruit. You can't miss doses, and you might get persistent swelling.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Extended release

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