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Has any derm. Heard of a preparation of baneocin cream+ epanutin capsules used to treat anal fissures, very effective but what are the side effects?
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: ANAL FISSURES
Baneocin is just neomycin & bacitracin.
The same as neosporin. Epaneutin is a brand name drug for phenytoin, that is used for convulsions & epilepsy (seizures.) Phenytoin orally has a lot of side effects. The sheet accompanying this when you purchased it, should have been given to you that lists all its side effects.

In brief: ANAL FISSURES
Baneocin is just neomycin & bacitracin.
The same as neosporin. Epaneutin is a brand name drug for phenytoin, that is used for convulsions & epilepsy (seizures.) Phenytoin orally has a lot of side effects. The sheet accompanying this when you purchased it, should have been given to you that lists all its side effects.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Ointments
There are ointments with less side effect profiles that have been very well investigated and have good healing rates for anal fissures.
I have not seen the studies for baneocin in the treatment of fissures. This is not an infectious problem, thus not sure why that would have any effect. Need to decrease the sphincter tone to aid in healing.

In brief: Ointments
There are ointments with less side effect profiles that have been very well investigated and have good healing rates for anal fissures.
I have not seen the studies for baneocin in the treatment of fissures. This is not an infectious problem, thus not sure why that would have any effect. Need to decrease the sphincter tone to aid in healing.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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