Which medications in the drug class Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines are used in the treatment of Anal Fistulas and Fissures?

Updated: Nov 09, 2018
  • Author: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines

These agents may potentiate the effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and facilitate inhibitory GABA neurotransmission.

Diazepam (Valium, Diastat)

Diazepam is indicated for the relief of severe anal sphincter spasms.


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