Nitrogesic Ointment is a pain reducing agent that is used to relieve the pain that arises due to the tearing of the anal lining (anal fissures). Nitrogesic Ointment belongs to the drug class that is called as nitrates and it is extremely effective in reducing the pressure built inside the anus and thus relieving the associated pain by relaxing the muscles around the blood vessels. You should only use Nitrogesic Ointment after you have consulted a doctor and he has proposed that you use it for your anal fissure related pain.
Nitrogesic Ointment is an external application ointment that needs to be applied directly to the anus with the help of a finger. One can either use plastic gloves or any kind of medicinal or plastic wraps while applying the ointment. It is important that you follow the exact dosage prescribed by your doctor and squeeze out only the required amount of ointment from the tube. The Nitrogesic Ointment should be taken onto a finger and then the finger must be inserted into the anus, to the depth of the first finger joint. This ointment must then be properly spread out in that area. The usual recommended dosage for Nitrogesic Ointment is of an application after every 12-hours span and it may be used up to a period of 3 weeks. It is best if you use disposable gloves for the application so that they can be disposed off after each individual application.
You must talk to your doctor and acquaint yourself with the possible side effects of Nitrogesic Ointment. It may cause lightheadedness and headaches. The dosages of Nitrogesic Ointment may vary according to your condition and hence it is essential that you consult a health care provider before you start its use. As Nitrogesic Ointment may actually be harmful for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, it is important to talk to your doctor before you use it during such times. Do not use Nitrogesic Ointment is you are allergic to it or to any of its components and also if you are taking any other drugs that might cause interaction related problems when used simultaneously with Nitrogesic Ointment.
Maximum care has been taken to provide accurate information, However please consult your health care professional before starting on a course with this medication for your condition.