Kinetozyme Tablet 10
Bromelain Bromelain is used in the treatment of pain, swelling, hay fever and slows clotting. Rutoside Rutoside is used for the treatment of pain. Trypsin Trypsin is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, ulcers, and healing the wounds. Chymotrypsin Chymotrypsin is used as a digestive aid and as an anti-inflammatory agent. It is used to treat edema, inflammation and trauma. It is also used in the treatment of cataract surgery and burns.
Mode of drug action :
Bromelain Bromelain is an enzyme obtained from the pineapple juice. It makes the body produce substances to fight pain and reduce inflammation. It also contains chemicals that slow down blood clotting. Rutoside Rutoside works by forming a protective covering over the inflamed tissues and prevents drying of the tissues. Trypsin Trypsin is a proteolytic enzyme, found in the small intestine. It speeds up certain biochemical reactions. Trypsin acts on the tissues for the removal of dead skin cells allowing healthy tissue to grow. Therefore, it promotes healing. Chymotrypsin Chymotrypsin is a proteolytic enzyme and is one of the active ingredients of Chymoral forte. Chymotrypsin is taken up by the circulating enzyme inhibitors (alpha antitrypsin and alpha 2 macroglobuline) which reduce swelling and tissue destruction.
What are the common side effects?
Bromelain The common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, intestinal discomfort and altered menstrual cycle. Rutoside The common side effects are blurred vision, dizziness, headache, limb swelling, stomach upset, irregular heart rate, fatigue, and weakness. Trypsin The most common side effects of trypsin include chest tightness, rash, itching, pain, mouth swelling, stinging sensation, burning sensation, urticaria, and shortness of breath. Chymotrypsin Chymotrypsin may cause allergic reactions when taken orally. The other common side effects include itching, shortness of breath, and swelling of the lips or throat.
Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required
Special precautions for safe use
• Avoid Kinetozyme medicine , if allergic to any of the ingredients in it.
• If there is are any bleeding disorders, intimate the doctor before using Kinetozyme medicine.
• If there is a scheduled surgery, stop using Kinetozyme medicine before 2 weeks prior to surgery.
• Take medical consultation before using Kinetozyme during pregnancy and breast feeding.
• Make sure to keep Kinetozyme medicine away from children.
What else should I know?
1. Is bromelain gluten free? Yes. The drug is gluten free. However, please refer to package of the prescribed brand before use.
2. How long can I take bromelain for? Bromelain should be taken for the prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
3. Can I take bromelain with ibuprofen? No, do not take bromelain with other medicines as they may alter the effects of bromelain.
4. Does bromelain aid digestion? Yes, bromelain helps in the process of digestion but, the drug is used for the treatment of swelling and pain.
5. Is bromelain good for gout? Bromelain is not indicated for the treatment of gout. It may be used for the treatment of joint pain. However, consult the doctor regarding the use of the drug for gout. Rutoside
1. Is it safe to have alcohol after taking rutoside tablet? No. Do not take alcohol while taking rutoside tablet as it may cause adverse effects.
2. What should I do if I miss a dose of Rutoside? If you forget to take rutoside tablet at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose to prevent a doubling of the dose.
3. Is it safe to use rutoside during lactation? The interaction of rutoside during lactation is not known. Please consult your doctor.
4. Is rutoside drug addictive? Prolonged use of the drug, rutoside may develop dependence and addiction.
5. How should I take rutoside medicine? It is advised to take the medicine after meals with plenty of water to avoid an upset stomach. Trypsin
1. What are the other uses of trypsin? Trypsin can be used for sunburns and varicose ulcers.
2. Can trypsin heal hematomas? Yes. But do not use the ointment on fresh blood clots.
3. Is trypsin harmful? Does it kill cells? Trypsin is not harmful if it is used as recommended by the doctor. Trypsin can damage the cells, consult your doctor in case of any side effects.
4. Does trypsin gets digested by itself? Yes. Trypsin gets digested by itself into smaller fragments.
5. Can I take trypsin during pregnancy? Taking trypsin during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended. However consult the doctor before taking. Chymotrypsin
1. Can I co-administer vitamins with Chymotrypsin? Vitamins may interact with Chymotrypsin and reduce its effectiveness. Consult the doctor if you are using vitamins or herbal supplements.
2. Can I take Chymotrypsin during lactation? Chymotrypsin is unsafe to use during lactation. However, consult the doctor before taking the medication.
3. How is chymotrypsin administered during a cataract surgery? During a cataract surgery the chymotrypsin is injected in a solution form in to the eye.
4. What if I miss a dose? Take the medicine as soon as you remember but do not take a double dosage of the drug.
5. Can I take chymotrypsin to reduce gum swelling and as pain remedy? Chymotrypsin is available as inhaler or topical drug to treat the conditions that involve pain and swelling.