Medication Description: Caripazin (Caripazinum)
The amount of proteolytic enzymes derived from the dried milky sap of a melon tree, or papaya (Carisa raraua L.), herewith. Papaevs (Sariasaseae).
White with a yellow tint, lyophilized powder or porous mass.
Easily soluble in water.
Contains enzymes: papain, himopapain (A and B), peptidases (A and B).
Proteolytic activity is expressed in units of action (PE). In 1 mg of the drug contains at least 3, 5 PE.
Caripazin cleaves necrotic tissue, thins viscous secretions, exudate. Close in action to trypsin and chymotrypsin.
Apply with burns (IIIa degree) to accelerate the rejection of scabs and to cleanse granulating wounds from purulent-necrotic masses.
Applied topically in the form of 0.5%; 1% or 2% solution (depending on the scab thickness). The solution is prepared immediately before use in a 0.5% solution of novocaine or isotonic sodium chloride solution. The napkin moistened with the preparation is placed on the burn surface, covered with a moisture-proof dressing, which is changed 1 time per day or 1 time per 2 days, while removing the exfoliated necrotic tissue. The course of treatment from 4 to 12 days.
Allergic reactions are possible with the use of caripazine. In these cases, conduct desensitization therapy.
Product form: 100 mg (350 PE) in hermetically sealed vials.
Storage: in a dry, dark place at a temperature not higher than +4 C.