trypsin/balsam peru/castor oil spray - topical, Granulex
GENERIC NAME: TRYPSIN/BALSAM PERU/CASTOR OIL SPRAY - TOPICAL (TRIP-sin/BAWL-sam per-EW/KAS-tor oyl)
BRAND NAME(S): Granulex
USES: This combination product is used to help relieve pain and help the healing of skin wounds, ulcers, and sunburn. Trypsin is an enzyme that helps to break up and remove dead skin and tissue. Balsam Peru is a mild antiseptic that helps prevent bacteria from growing and may also help the growth of skin cells. Castor oil is added to protect and soothe the affected area. This product may also reduce the odor from some wounds.
HOW TO USE: This medication is for use on the skin only. Avoid spraying in the eyes. It is usually applied 2 to 3 times daily or as directed by your doctor.If your doctor has directed you to clean the affected area, clean it before applying this medication. Shake well before using the spray. Hold the can upright about 12 inches (30 centimeters) from the affected skin. Press the valve and quickly spray the affected area. Be careful not to inhale this medication. Leave unbandaged or apply a dressing as directed by your doctor. To remove the medication, wash gently with water. If you are unclear about how to clean the affected area or apply this medication, consult your doctor.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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