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Chymotrypsin

INFORMATION

Uses

Chymotrypsin is used in the treatment of pain and swelling.

How it works

Chymotrypsin is a proteolytic enzyme obtained by the activation of chymotrypsinogen extracted from the pancreas of beef that has been used in ophthalmology for the dissection of the zonule of the lens, thus facilitating intracapsular cataract extraction & reducing trauma to the eye.

Common side effects

Corneal edema, Hypersensitivity reaction, Uveitis

AVAILABLE MEDICINE

No medicine available

Expert advice

  • Notify your doctor if you have a bleeding disorder. Since Chymotrypsin interferes with the blood clotting, so it might worsen the bleeding disorder
  • Stop using the Chymotrypsin at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery, since Chymotrypsin interferes with blood clotting.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.


Content on this page was last updated on 29 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)