Trypsin Chymotrypsin is an enzyme. It works by breaking down proteins into smaller fragments, thereby making them available for absorption into the blood. Once absorbed, it increases blood supply in the affected area and reduces swelling.
Q. Can Chymothal Forte Tablet be taken after food?
Chymothal Forte Tablet works best when taken an hour before meals. However, it may be taken 15 to 30 minutes after food if stomach upset occurs if taken before meals.
Q. How long can I take Chymothal Forte Tablet?
Chymothal Forte Tablet is safe to be used for a short-term. Usually it is prescribed for not more than 10 days. However, you should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not take it unless prescribed and it should not be stopped before talking to your doctor.
Q. How does Chymothal Forte Tablet work?
It usually takes 1 to 2 days to start working. It acts as a catalyst to relieve signs of pain and inflammation.
Q. What happens if I overdose on Chymothal Forte Tablet?
Chymothal Forte Tablet should be used as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use more than the recommended dose. Using more than what is prescribed may increase the side effects caused by the medicine.
Q. When to avoid this medicine?
Chymothal Forte Tablet should be avoided if you are allergic to it or any of its components. You must always inform your doctor if you ever had problems with your liver, kidneys or heart. It is not recommended in case you suffer from any blood disorders as well. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
Q. Is it safe to use Chymothal Forte Tablet in pregnancy and breastfeeding?
It is potentially unsafe to use this medicine while you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It may harm the baby if you are breastfeeding. Therefore, always seek your doctor’s advice before using it while you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 14th Mar 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.