What is the Sucral Ano Cream for?
Sucral Ano cream is a combination of Lidocaine, Metronidazole, and Sucralfate that belong to Local anesthetics, antibiotics, and antacids. It is mostly used in the treatment of bedsores, hemorrhoids, and fistulae. It helps to treat anal fissures (a cut in the delicate lining of the anus).
Directions for use
Sucral Ano cream 20 gm is advised for external use only. Wash your hands and wear the disposable gloves to apply the medicine around the anus.
Use of the medicine
Sucral Ano Cream is used for the treatment of bedsores, fissures, haemorrhoids, and fistulae.
As you know Sucral Ano cream is the combination of three drugs: Lidocaine, Metronidazole, and Sucralfate. Lidocaine works as a local anesthetic to block pain signals to the brain to decrease pain. Meanwhile, Metronidazole is an antibiotic which prevents infection by killing harmful bacteria in the anus region. Sucralfate is a protective agent which promotes wound healing by creating a protective layer around the anal region.
Sucral Ano cream has the following interactions with the below medicines. So, better consult your physician before applying it.
- Irregular heartbeat treatment ( Amiodarone, tocainide, mexiletine)
- High blood pressure-lowering medicines (propranolol, metoprolol)
- Stomach ulcer treatment (cimetidine)
- Tuberculosis vaccine
- Vitamin (Ascorbic acid)
- Blood thinners (Warfarin, dicoumarin)
Sucral ano cream uses are not advisable if you have liver or kidney disease, blood disorders, or diabetes.
Common side effects of Sucral Ano cream are discomfort, pain, burning sensation, redness, skin rash, and itching.
How to manage side effects
You need to wash the anal area carefully with mild soap and dry it. If irritation and itching do not stop, consult the nearest physician.
Sucral Ano Cream uses are not recommended for pregnant women, unless it is very necessary. Consult your physician for better advice.
Breastfeeding women can use Sucral Ano cream 20 gm with caution. Consult your physician for better advice.
If you are allergic to metronidazole, sucralfate, and amide-type local anesthetic, don’t use the cream.
Children and elderly patients can use Sucral Ano cream with caution.
Some substitutes of Sucral Ano Cream 20 gm are Ano Metrogyl Cream, Crema-Ano Rectal Cream, Sufrate-la-cream, and Anosum cream.
Store below 30 degrees Celsius to ensure a cool, dry place, and away from direct sunlight.
1. Can Sucral Ano Cream cure piles?
Yes, it can cure piles because it shows effective results in fissures and fistulae.
2. How do you know if Sucral Ano Cream is working?
When you notice improvements in the anal region, you won’t get any pain while passing stools.
3. Does Sucral Ano cream produce habit-forming or addictive?
Sucral Ano Cream produces habit forming and it is not addictive in nature.
4. Can Sucral Ano Cream 20 gm be used for open cuts, wounds, or broken skin?
No, Sucral Ano Cream can’t be used for broken skin, open wounds, or cuts.
Details about the manufacturer (in short)
Strassenburg was established in 1987 to produce different oral dosage forms. It is based in Kolkata, India. It works in gastrointestinal, pain management, topical healing, and child healthcare.