Gastrointestinal disorders

Anal fissure

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All Medications for Anal fissure

  • Nitrostat
    (nitroglycerin)
    Prescription only

    Nitroglycerin is the fastest-working medicine to relieve chest pain, but make sure to sit down before taking it.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Dissolving tablet
    • Pill
    • Extended release
    • Patch
    • Mouth spray
    • Cream, gel, or ointment
    • Rectal gel or ointment
  • 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
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Isordil
    (isosorbide dinitrate)
    Prescription only

    Isosorbide dinitrate is good for chest pain, but you have to be able to stick to your dosing schedule or it won't work as well.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
  • 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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