GENERIC NAME: CHYMOPAPAIN - INJECTION (KYE-mow-pap-AYE-in)
BRAND NAME(S): Chymodiactin
WARNING: Because severe, even fatal, allergic reactions, bleeding in the central nervous system, or severe spinal cord problems (such as paralysis) can occur with the use of chymopapain, this drug must be given very carefully and only in a hospital setting. If this medication accidentally leaks into surrounding tissue or is injected into the wrong area, the procedure will be stopped to prevent possible harm. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop signs of either of these events such as pain at the injection site, headache, rash, itching, breathing trouble, tingling or numbness sensations; or back or neck pain.
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