Trypsin

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. It can cause side effects such as pain and burning.

Do not use trypsin if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Trypsin.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • 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.
APPLIED TO THE SKIN:
  • For wound healing: particular products (Dermuspray, Granulderm, Granulex, and GranuMed) containing trypsin, Peru balsam, and castor oil are FDA-approved prescription products.

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