info@medicoverhospitals.in
 040-68334455

Trypsin

Trypsin
By Medicover Hospitals / 19 Jan 2021
Home | Medicine | Trypsin

Trypsin is an enzyme which helps in digesting protein. In the small intestine, trypsin breaks down protein which helps in continuing the process of digestion that begins from the stomach. This may also be referred to as a proteolytic enzyme or proteinase.

Trypsin is produced from the pancreas in an inactive form called trypsinogen. This trypsinogen enters small intestine through the common bile duct and it is converted to active trypsin.

Trypsin is given to people who are having a lack of enzymes and needed for digestion. This is also given in combination with bromelain and rutin for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

  1. Trypsin Uses
  2. Trypsin side effects
  3. Precautions
  4. Storage
  5. Trypsin vs Chymotrypsin
  6. Frequently Asked Questions
  7. Citations

Trypsin Uses

Trypsin helps in removing dead skin cells and also allows healthy tissue to grow. Trypsin will work with two other proteinases called pepsin and chymotrypsin, it breaks down protein into amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and are used in the body for many functions:

  • Producing hormones
  • Potentiating muscle growth
  • Repairing tissue
  • Building neurotransmitters in the brain

Side Effects:

Some of the common and serious side effects of Trypsin are:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty while breathing
  • Swelling of tongue or throat
  • coughing
  • Dizziness

If you have any of these serious symptoms immediately contact your doctor for further assistance. In any case, due to Trypsin if you get any kind of reactions in your body try avoiding it.

A doctor advised you to take the medicines by seeing your problems and the benefits of this medicine are greater than the side effects. Majority of the people who use this medicine don’t show any side effects. Get medical help immediately if you get any serious Trypsin side effects.

Precautions:

Before taking Trypsin talk to your doctor if you are allergic to it or any other medications. The medication may contain some inactive ingredient and this can cause some serious side effects.
Before taking Trypsin talk to your doctor if you are having any medical history such as:

  • Kidney problem
  • Lungs problem
  • Stomach ulcer

How to take Trypsin?

Trypsin should be taken as directed by the doctor. Follow the prescription label carefully before using Trypsin. For osteoarthritis, a person should take two tablets of a combination product that contains 100 mg of rutin, 48 mg of trypsin and 90 mg of bromelain atleast 3 times a day.

Applied on the skin:
For healing the wound products that contains trypsin, Peru balsam and castor oil are FDA approved and should be prescribed by the doctor.

Missed Dose:

Missing one or two-dose of Trypsin won’t show any effect on your body. The skipped dose causes no problem. But with some medication, it won’t work if you don’t take the dosage on time. If you miss a dose some sudden chemical change may affect your body. In some cases, your doctor would advise you to take the prescribed medicine as soon as possible if you have missed the dose.

Overdose:

Overdose of a drug can be accidental. If you have taken more than the prescribed Trypsin tablets there is a chance of getting a harmful effect on your body’s functions. Overdose of a medicine can lead to some medical emergency.

Safety Concerns
Trypsin is safe when it used by a healthcare provider for cleaning up the wound. But sometimes the medication can cause some serious side effects like pain and burning.

Pregnancy and Breast-feeding
There are no known facts on Trypsin tablet whether it will be benefited or harmful for pregnant women. But Trypsin tablet can pass into the breastmilk and sometimes cause some serious side effects to the infant.

Storage

Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. The exposure of medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach.

Mainly the drug should be kept at room temperature between 68ºF and 77ºF (20ºC and 25ºC).

Before taking Trypsin consult your Doctor. In case if you face any problems or get any side effects after taking Trypsin rush immediately to your nearby hospital or consult your doctor for better treatment. Carry your medications always in your bag while travelling to avoid any immediate emergencies. Follow your prescription and follow your Doctor advice whenever you take Trypsin.

Trypsin vs Chymotrypsin :

Trypsin Chymotrypsin
Trypsin is an enzyme which helps in digesting protein. In the small intestine, trypsin breaks down protein which helps in continuing the process of digestion that begins from the stomach. Chymotrypsin is an enzyme. It helps in speeding up the chemical reaction in the body.
Trypsin helps in removing dead skin cells and also allows healthy tissue to grow. Trypsin will work with two other proteinases called pepsin and chymotrypsin, it breaks down protein into amino acids. Chymotrypsin is used for reducing redness and swelling which are associated with pocked of infection, ulcers, surgery and traumatic injuries. This is also taken for reducing the liver damage in burn patients and to assist in wound repair.
Some of the common and serious side effects of Trypsin are:
  • -Nausea
  • -Vomiting
  • -Diarrhea
  • -Difficulty while breathing
  • -Swelling of tongue or throat
Some of the common side effects of Chymotrypsin are:
  • -Itching
  • -Shortness of breath
  • -Swelling of lips
  • -Loss of consciousness

Frequently Asked Questions:

Trypsin helps in removing dead skin cells and also allows healthy tissue to grow. Trypsin will work with two other proteinases called pepsin and chymotrypsin, it breaks down protein into amino acids.
Trypsin and chymotrypsin is important digestive enzymes which are secreted by the pancreas as the inactive enzyme precursors trypsinogen and chymotrypsin.
Trypsinogen is activated by enterokinase. Trypsin is an enzyme which helps in digesting protein. In the small intestine, trypsin breaks down protein which helps in continuing the process of digestion that begins from the stomach
Trypsin is a proteolytic enzyme that is necessary for digestion. The trypsinogen is produced by the pancreas and the primary function is digesting problems.
Some of the common and serious side effects of Trypsin are:
  • -Nausea
  • -Vomiting
  • -Diarrhea
  • -Difficulty while breathing
  • -Swelling of tongue or throat

Citations:

  • Trypsin , https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780120913022500992
  • Trypsin Dosage, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00535-006-1874-2