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ETC / RX - Non steroid anti-inflammatory - Opetrypsin

COMPOSITION:

Chymotrypsin…. 21 µKatals or 4200 USP unit

For each tablet.


INDICATIONS:

Alpha chymotrypsine is an enzymatic anti-edematous and anti-inflammatory agent.

It is used to treat post-traumatic or post-operative edema.


ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE:

Oral: swallow 2 tablets x 3-4 times daily.

Sublingual: 4-6 tablets / day in divided doses (tablet be slowly dissolved under the tongue).


CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Hypersensitivity to chymotrypsin and any other components of this product.


WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:

Due to probable lens-vitreous lysis, use chymotrypsin in surgery in patients under 20 years is not recommended. Chymotrypsin should not be used for patients with increasing vitreous pressure and with opened wound or patients with congenital cataracts.


SIDE EFFECTS:

Allergic reactions to chymotrypsine may rarely happen leading to withdrawal of the drug.

Temporary glaucoma.


INTERACTIONS:

Not reported


PRESENTATION:

Box of 2 blisters x 10 tablets