Medication Monitor



Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
Notes
June 22, 2011

Nitroglycerin

(Rectiv—ProStrakan)
Ointment for chronic anal fissures

Uses:

Treatment of moderate to severe pain associated with chronic anal fissures 

Rectiv is the only FDA-approved prescription product for patients with this condition. Accoding to a company press release, the ointment will be available in a 0.4% strength in the first quarter of 2012.