NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
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1 Gastro-intestinal system

1.7 Local preparations for anal and rectal disorders

There is little evidence to support the use of local anaesthetics to relieve pain associated with haemorrhoids and pruritus ani.

1.7.1 Soothing haemorrhoidal preparations

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1.7.2 Compound haemorrhoidal preparations with corticosteroids

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1.7.3 Rectal sclerosants

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Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/2279.htm#_2279

1.7.4 Management of anal fissures