Diltiazem Cream is a safe and effective medication, designed to accelerate the healing of chronic anal fissures and reduce the manifestation of unpleasant symptoms, such as irritation and severe and acute pain in the anus.
An anal fissure is a spontaneous damage (rupture) of the mucous membrane in the area of the anal canal, which doesn't heal for a long time because of constant trauma. This is one of the most common proctological diseases.
It cannot be healed on its own and requires compulsory treatment. Without timely treatment, the disease becomes chronic and more difficult to treat conservatively. You can buy Diltiazem Cream over the counter at an affordable price.
Therapy of anal fissures of a linear or ellipsoidal shape of different severity.
Diltiazem works by relaxing the muscles around the anus (anal sphincter). It gradually reduces pressure and increases blood flow to the affected area of the mucosa. Normalization of blood flow promotes healing and restoration of the mucosa.
The duration of treatment takes 2-8 weeks. Usually, during this period, the fissures heal a gradually. If a positive change does not occur, consult your doctor to change the tactics of therapy.
The contraindication is hypersensibility to one of the product's ingredients. Before taking Diltiazem Cream, tell your doctor, if you:
Certain pathological conditions and the simultaneous use of this medication can provoke side effects. The drug is contraindicated for oral administration.
Diltiazem in the form of topical cream
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In the U.S.
The product is not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation. If taking of Diltiazem Cream is justified, you should stop breast-feeding for the entire period of treatment. The cream is intended for external use only.