substance chymotrypsin is a proteolytic means of protein nature.Formed in mammalian cells of the pancreas.Its action is based on the ability to hydrolyze proteins to low molecular weight compounds.It has the property to break down dead tissue and fibrous formation.It reduces the viscosity of sputum and purulent exudative masses.

drug "chymotrypsin" has anti-inflammatory and anti-edema effect, promotes healing of the wound surfaces.Reduces pyogenic microflora resistance to antibiotics.Available in the form of a crystalline white powder.It dissolves in water and isotonic sodium chloride solution.Produced in ampoules and vials with airtight packaging with chymotrypsin content of 5 mg and 10 mg.


¬ęChymotrypsin" is used for the treatment of inflammatory diseases of
the respiratory tract - tracheitis, bronchitis, exudative pleurisy and bronhoekstazov.Agent is administered by inhalation or by intramuscular injection.Injections chymotrypsin used in the treatment of thrombosis, osteomyelitis, periodontal disease, otitis media and sinusitis.

to treat iritis, iridocyclitis, hemorrhages peredneglaznuyu camera and periocular swelling of tissue drug is given intramuscularly in the form of eye drops or baths.With burns, festering wounds and bedsores applied topically, for which 25-50 mg chymotrypsin diluted in 10-50 ml of 0.25% solution of procaine.The resulting solution was impregnated wipes and apply for 7-8 hours on the skin surface.

For injection drug diluted in 1-2 ml of sterile 0.9% sodium chloride solution.For adults, the dose is 5-10 mg twice daily, children prescribed 2.5 mg once a day.For baths employed 0.2% solution for instillation into the eyes - 0, 25 1% solution of chymotrypsin.

contraindications and side effects

After injecting chymotrypsin may experience soreness and redness at the injection site.During the drug allergic reactions, fever, hoarseness and irritation of the mucous membranes.

to the appointment of "chymotrypsin" there are contraindications.This increased sensitivity, emphysema, respiratory failure and cardiac decompensation.Do not use the drug in viral hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver disease, decompensated forms of pulmonary tuberculosis, as well as pancreatitis, hemorrhagic diathesis, and kidney disease.

¬ęChymotrypsin" can not be applied to sites of inflammation and bleeding cavities.Do not apply the drug to the affected sores surface of malignant tumors.