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Sucral - ANO Cream

Manufacturer :  Strassenburg Pharmaceuticals.Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Lidocaine, Metronidazole, Sucralfate
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Sucral - ANO Cream

Sucral Ano cream is used to treat chronic anal fissures. This cream is known for providing quick and systematic relief from this condition. It takes anywhere between 2 days to a week for a rash or other visible symptoms of the problem to disappear.

Sucral Ano cream can lead to certain side effects include tingling, rashes, burning sensations etc. However, these reactions are fairly rare. The cream does not have adverse interactions with medicines, alcohol or food.

Sucral Ano is safe to use when pregnant and breastfeeding as well. Check with your doctor if you are allergic to its ingredients before using this cream.

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    What are the uses of Sucral - ANO Cream

    • Chronic Anal Fissures

    What are the contraindications of Sucral - ANO Cream ?

    What are the side effects of Sucral - ANO Cream ?

    Key highlights of Sucral - ANO Cream

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      Sucral cream is safe to use with alcohol. However, if you do experience an adverse reaction, you should speak to your doctor immediately.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      Sucral Ano cream is safe to use for pregnant women. However, if you do experience an adverse reaction, you should speak to your doctor immediately.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      Sucral cream is safe to use while breastfeeding. However, if you do experience an adverse reaction, you should speak to your doctor immediately.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      Yes, you can drive after using this cream.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      No, this cream does not affect one’s kidney functions.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      No, this cream does not affect one’s liver functions.

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      Depending on the severity of the symptoms, the effects of Sucral Ano cream can last for hours.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The onset of the effects is immediate.

    • Is it habit forming?

      There are no habit forming tendencies with this cream

    What are the substitutes for Sucral - ANO Cream ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sucral - ANO Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      You can use the cream when you remember that you have skipped dose of it. Skipping a dose, in general, is not harmful.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      As Sucral is a cream, patients do sometimes get carried away using it. It is important to note that using more than the prescribed dosage will not make your symptoms go away faster. If you feel you have used too much of this cream, speak to your doctor about it immediately.

    How does this medication work?

    Sucral Ano Cream drug works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to the brain due to which there is a decrease in pain sensation. It also works as an anthelmintics. It enters into the organism and forms the free radical. A concentration gradient is created in the organism due to alteration in the molecule and promotes the influx of the molecule. Thus, the free radical and the altered molecule will interfere with the DNA synthesis and stops the growth of the organism. Lastly, it works by forming an ulcer-adherent complex that covers the ulcer site and protects it against further attack by acid, pepsin, and bile salts.

      What are the interactions of Sucral - ANO Cream ?

      Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

      • Interaction with Alcohol

        There are no interactions with alcohol

      • Interaction with Medicine

        There are no interactions with any medications.

      • Interaction with Disease

        There are no interactions with any disease

      • Interaction with Food

        There are no interactions with any food.

      FAQs about Sucral - ANO Cream

      • Ques : What is Sucral ano cream?

        Ans : Sucral Ano cream is a medication which has Lignocaine Topical, Metronidazole Topical and Sucralfate Topical as active ingredient presents in it. It performs its action by reducing the patient-measured pain scores, decreasing the pain, producing the anti-inflammatory effect, treating the stromal or perineal skin ulceration, healing the epithelial wounds.

      • Ques : What is Sucral ano cream used for?

        Ans :

        Sucral Ano is an ointment which is used to treat chronic anal fissures.

      • Ques : What are the side effects of Sucral ano cream?

        Ans :

        Sucral Ano is an ointment which has some known side effects like Abnormal Sensation, Skin Redness and Skin Rash.

      • Ques : Can this Cream be used for hemorrhoids and inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea?

        Ans : Yes, Sucral Ano is an ointment which can be used to swollen papules and treat hemorrhoids and pustules of rosacea. Do not use Sucral Ano Cream for treating hemorrhoids and swollen papules and without consulting first with your doctor. It is a prescribed medication which should only be used on prescription only.

      • Ques : How long do I need to use Sucral Ano cream before I see improvement of my conditions?

        Ans : In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication, to reach its peak effect is within 1 to 3 day, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same experience is not mandatory to everyone and so, it is not a recommended time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

      • Ques : At what frequency do I need to use Sucral Ano cream ?

        Ans : This medication is generally used once a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact, is around 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor for the dosage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

      • Ques : Should I use Sucral Ano cream empty stomach, before food or after food?

        Ans : This medication is commonly used, by applying it on the effected area and as this medication is for external use, the action of salts involved in this medication ,do not depend on using it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Sucral Ano cream?

        Ans : This medication contains salts, which are suitable to store at room temperature and keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away, from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication.


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      • METRONIDAZOLE - metronidazole cream- Daily Med [Internet]. 2016 [Cited 26 April 2019]. Available from:

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