How does Trypsin work?
Trypsin removes dead skin cells (tissue) and allows healthy tissue to grow.
Are there safety concerns?
Trypsin seems to be safe when used by healthcare professionals for wound cleaning and healing. It can cause side effects such as pain
Not enough is known about the safety of trypsin for its other uses.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
: Not enough is known about the use of trypsin during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Dosing considerations for Trypsin.
The following doses have been studied in scientific research:
APPLIED TO THE SKIN
- For osteoarthritis: two tablets of a combination product (Phlogenzym) which contains 100 mg of rutin, 48 mg of trypsin, and 90 mg of bromelain three times daily.
- For wound healing: particular products (Dermuspray, Granulderm, Granulex, and GranuMed) containing trypsin, Peru balsam, and castor oil are FDA-approved prescription products.