Information about Trypsin

Trypsin Uses

Trypsin is used in the treatment of pain relief and swelling.

How Trypsin 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 of Trypsin

No common side effects seen
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MDS (Oral Pathology & Microbiology), BDS
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Last updated
18 Feb 2020 | 11:51 AM (UTC)

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Available Medicine for Trypsin

ChymotrolCadila Healthcare Limited
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ChymotrypAxiom Therapeutics Pvt Ltd
441 variant(s)

Expert advice for Trypsin

  • Trypsin helps relieve pain and swelling associated with post-operative wounds and inflammatory diseases.
  • Take it 30 minutes before a meal or as directed by your doctor.
  • Stop using Trypsin at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery as it may interfere with blood clotting.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or problems with your blood clotting mechanism.

Frequently asked questions for 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.


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