Xiaflex OverviewCollagenases 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. 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum
- Ointment: 250IU/g, 250unit/g
- Solution: 0.9mg
- Vial: 250u/gram
NDC Database Records for Xiaflex: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 66887-003 Xiaflex Kit by Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.