1mg, best e pharmacy in India

Trypsin

INFORMATION

Uses

Trypsin is used in the treatment of pain and swelling.

How it works

Trypsin is an enzyme, which breaks down proteins into smaller fragments, thereby making it available for absorption into the blood. Trypsin when applied directly to wounds and ulcers removes dead tissue and improves healing.

Common side effects

Rash, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Itching, Mouth swelling, Pain, Stinging sensation, Burning sensation, Urticaria

AVAILABLE MEDICINE

No medicine available

Expert advice

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

Frequently asked questions

Trypsin

Q.Is trypsin an enzyme, hormone, protein, endopeptidase?
Trypsin is an enzyme, a protein, an endopeptidase. Trypsin is not a hormone

Q.Is trypsin acidic or basic?
Trypsin is neither acidic nor basic, it works on optimal operating pH of about 7.5-8.5

Q.Is trypsin a zymogen, lipase?
Trypsin is a zymogen prior to activation. Trypsin is not a lipase

Q.Is trypsin found in the stomach?
Yes,trypsin is found in the stomach

Q.Does trypsin work in the stomach?
Yes, trypsin works in thestomach

Q.Is trypsin harmful?
Trypsin is not harmful if used as recommended

Q.Does trypsin kill cells?
Trypsin can damage the cells. In case, of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q.Does trypsin digest itself?
Trypsin digests itself

Q.Does trypsin digest proteins?
Trypsin digests/breaks down proteins into smaller fragments

Q.Does trypsin break down starch or fats?
Trypsin does not breaks down starch or fats. Trypsin can digest itself

Q.Does trypsin activate pepsinogen?
Trypsin does not activate pepsinogen

Q.Does trypsin cleave histidine?
Trypsin does not cleave histidine

Q.Does trypsin require calcium?
In presence of thecalcium trypsin remains stabilized which possess greater enzyme activity.


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