Collagenase

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Collagenase Overview

Collagenases are enzymes that break the peptide bonds in collagen. They assist in destroying extracellular structures in the pathogenesis of bacteria such as Clostridium. They are considered a virulence factor, facilitating the spread of gas gangrene. They normally target the connective tissue in muscle cells and other body organs.[1] Collagen, a key component of the animal extracellular matrix, is made through cleavage of pro-collagen by collagenase once it has been secret...

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When referring to Santly collagenase ointment what is meant by " and help to facilitate the spread of gas gangrene"?

When referring to Santly Collagenase ointment what is meant by " and help to facilitate the spread of gas gangrene" ? "Collagenases are enzymes that break the peptide bonds in collagen. They assist in destroying extracellular structures in pathogenesis of bacteria such as Clostridium. They are an exotoxin (a virulence factor) and help to facilitate the spread of gas gangrene. " ## Hi Robert, Based on my research, I believe that "to facilitate the spread of gas gangrene" means that this product is intended to treat a Gas gangrene infection. The ointment must stop the spread of the infection and kill the bacteria. Gas gangrene is rare in the United States. The condition is most often caused by a bacteria called Clostridium perfringens. However, it also can be cause...

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Iruxol Ointment

i think that it is local antibiotic ## Iruoxol contains the active ingredients Collagenase and Chloramphenicol, it is actually used as a wound debridement ointment. It helps to clean to wound and slough away dead skin in the event of necrosis. Common side effects may include: wound pain and a burning sensation. Are there any other questions or comments? ## How much post pain and burning is a hint that you may be allergic to this solution?

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collagenase santyl ointment 250 units/g

can i use this ointment for fongus on my hand ## This ointment is usually used to debride chronic skin ulcers and severe burns. That said, it is probably not the best choice to treat a fungal infection, as it is not an antifungal agent and it could make your skin very sensitive, so the fungus could spread and get worse. Have you consulted your doctor?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Collagenase
  • Ointment: 250IU/g, 250unit/g
  • Solution: 0.9mg
  • Vial: 250u/gram
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Collagenase: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0064-5010 Collagenase Santyl 250 [arb'u]/G Topical Ointment by Healthpoint, Ltd
  • 50484-010 Collagenase Santyl 250 [arb'u]/G Topical Ointment by Smith & Nephew, Inc

Other drugs which contain Collagenase or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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