Serratiopeptidase Pharmacology


About Serratiopeptidase
A proteolytic enzyme, A powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-edemic.
Mechanism of Action of Serratiopeptidase
This anti-inflammatory proteolytic enzyme bind to the alpha-2-macroglobulin in the blood, which helps to mask its antigenicity.Then it is slowly transferred to the site of inflammation. Serratiopeptidase hydrolyze bradykinin, histamine, serotoxin responsible for oedema.It reduces swelling improves microcirculation and expectoration of sputum. Due to this action Serratiopeptidase has anti-inflammatory, antioedemic and fibrinolytic activity and act rapidly on localized inflammation.
Pharmacokinets of Serratiopeptidase
Orally absorbed. In the case of enteric coated tablet absorption take place in the intestine. After absorption it is directly enter in to the bloodstream. It is excreted via urine and bile.
Onset of Action for Serratiopeptidase
Duration of Action for Serratiopeptidase
8 to 10 hrs
Half Life of Serratiopeptidase
Side Effects of Serratiopeptidase
1. Hypersensitivity
2. Anorexia
3. Gastric discomfort
4. Nausea
5. Vomiting
6. Epistaxis
7. Diarrhoea
8. Skin rash
Contra-indications of Serratiopeptidase
1. Hypersensitivity to this drug
2. Blood coagulation disorder
Special Precautions while taking Serratiopeptidase
1. In patients with renal failure or hepatic failure
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Serratiopeptidase
1. Antiinflammatory
2. Antiswelling
3. Anti- rheumatoid
4. To promote transfer of antibiotics to the site of action
5. To promote lysis and discharge of sputum and pus
6. Bronchitis
7. Fibrocystic breast swelling
8. Sinusitis
9. Cough
10. Laryngitis
11. Fibromyalgia
12. Emphysema
13. Gout
Interactions for Serratiopeptidase
Typical Dosage for Serratiopeptidase
Adults-5 to 10mg tab every 3 times daily.
10- 30 mg tab /day.
Schedule of Serratiopeptidase
Storage Requirements for Serratiopeptidase
Store below 25 degree Celsius, protect from light and moisture.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Serratiopeptidase
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Serratiopeptidase
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

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