Is benzocaine safe for anal use?

Answers (1)

23 May 2011

Yes benzocaine is a topical anesthetic. It is available over the counter as a rectal ointment. It can be used safely to temporarily relieve pain, burning, and itching caused by hemorrhoids or other rectal conditions. Long term use is not recommended.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Is abimol safe for pregnant women?

1 answer 3 Dec 2009

Benzocaine/Trimethobenzamide - what does benzocaine add?

trimethobenzamide is an antinauseant. How does benzocaine, a topical anesthetic added to the Tigan suppository, help?

1 answer 5 Dec 2009

Chronic Anal Fissure and use of Linzess?

I have had a painful anal fissure for four months, was using diltiazem ointment, then had botox injections in my internal anal spincter muscle to ...

0 answers 15 Mar 2013

Anal Fissure and Fistula - I have gone through an operation of my anal fissue on 18th july/2013,but?

... when bowel movement occure a little blood mark comes out with bowel.Is it normal?

1 answer 24 Jul 2013