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COMPOSITION:

Chymotrypsin ... 21 microkatals (Equivalent to 4200 USP units)

Excipients q.s ............................................................ 1 tablet

(Compressible sugar, magnesium stearate).

DOSAGE FORM: Tablet.

PRESENTATION: Box of 2 blisters x 10 tablets.    Box of 6 blisters x 10 tablets.

PHARMACODYNAMICS:

Chymotrypsin is a proteolytic enzyme, which acts on selective catalysis of peptide bonds adjoining to aromatic amino acids. The drug is used for reducing inflammation and soft tissue oedema associated with abscess, ulcer or injuries. It also helps fluidize the upper respiratory tract secretion in patients with asthma, bronchitis, pneumopathy, and sinusitis.

PHARMACOKINETICS:

No documents have been found.

INDICATIONS:

For the treatment of oedema associated with post-operative, post-traumatic, and burns conditions.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Hypersensitivity to any components of the drug.

The drug should not be used in patients with the risk of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, alveolar emphysema, nephrotic syndrome...

PRECAUTIONS:

It is not recommended for use in cataract surgery in patients under 20 years of age.

Chymotrypsin should not be used for patients with increased vitreous pressure and opened wound or patients with congenital cataracts.

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:

Chymotrypsin should not be given to pregnant women and nursing mothers.

EFFECTS ON ABILITY TO DRIVE AND USE MACHINES: 

This drug does not affect the ability to drive or use machines.

INTERACTIONS:

Chymotrypsin is most often used in combination with other enzymes to enhance its treatment potential.

Chymotrypsin should not be co-administered with acetylcysteine.

Chymotrypsin should not be used together with anticoagulant agents, as it increases their effects.

ADVERSE EFFECTS:

Most common: Transient glaucoma. Used in ophthalmology: corneal edema, mild uveitis may occur.

Due to the antigenic properties of chymotrypsin, allergic reactions may occur when used at high dose.

Inform your physician about any adverse effects occur during the treatment.

OVERDOSAGE:

No documents have been reported.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:

Adults: sublingual use: 1-2 tablets x 3-4 times daily.

Or as directed by the physician.

Read the directions carefully before use.

Consult the physician for more information.

The drug is for prescriptions only.

Shelf-life: 24 months from the manufacturing date.

Storage conditions: Store in dry places; not exceeding 30oC; avoid sunlight and humidity.

Specifications: Manufacturer's.

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