Chymotrypsin


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Enzymatic zonulysis for intracapsular lens extraction.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: Intraocular Irrigate the posterior chamber with 1-2 mL of a 1:5,000 diluted soln. Then irrigate with at least 2 mL of the unused portion of the diluent 2-4 mins after procedure.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. High vitreous pressure & a gaping incisional wound, congenital cataracts, patients < 20 yr due to probable lens-vitreous adhesion not responsive to α-chymotrypsin lysis.
Adverse Reactions
IM: Occasionally, severe allergic reactions. Ophthalmological: Increased intraocular pressure, corneal oedema, striation & moderate uveitis.
ATC Classification
B06AA04 - chymotrypsin ; Belongs to the class of enzymes used as hematological agent.
S01KX01 - chymotrypsin ; Belongs to the class of other ophthalmologic surgical aids.
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