Serrapeptase


Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Oral
Inflammation, Oedema
Adult: In cases related to certain conditions such as trauma, infection, respiratory tract congestion, and chronic venous insufficiency: 5-10 mg (10,000-20,000 units) tid.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take 2 hr after meals.
Adverse Reactions
Gastrointestinal disorders: Gastric discomfort, nausea.
Metabolism and nutrition disorders: Anorexia.
Drug Interactions
May enhance the effect of anticoagulants.
Action
Description: Serrapeptase is a proteolytic enzyme of Serratia spp source. Experimental evidence to support the mechanism involved in its anti-inflammatory activity has not been published, however, it has been attributed to the hydrolysis of inflammatory mediators such as bradykinin, histamine, and serotonin.
Synonym: serratiopeptidase.
Storage
Store below 25°C.
MIMS Class
Anti-Inflammatory Enzymes
References
Anon. Serrapeptase (Natural Products Database). Lexicomp Online. Hudson, Ohio. Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information, Inc. https://online.lexi.com. Accessed 17/11/2021.

Buckingham R (ed). Serrapeptase. Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference [online]. London. Pharmaceutical Press. https://www.medicinescomplete.com. Accessed 17/11/2021.

Emanzen/Emanzen Forte (Emcure). MIMS Singapore. http://www.mims.com/singapore. Accessed 17/11/2021.

Serazen (New Life Pharma). MIMS Hongkong. http://www.mims.com/hongkong. Accessed 17/11/2021.

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