Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps to provide relief from pain, swelling
& inflammation. It acts by blocking the release of chemical substances released in the body during inflammation. Serratiopeptidase is available in the form of tablet, syrup, powder. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting serratiopeptidase.
Uses of Serratiopeptidase
Serratiopeptidase is used to provide relief from pain, swelling & inflammation.
Contraindications of Serratiopeptidase
When should one not use Serratiopeptidase
- If you are allergic to serratiopeptidase
- If you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding
Side effects of Serratiopeptidase
Common side effects of this drug are:
- Stomach discomfort
- Skin rashes
Precautions and Warnings of Serratiopeptidase
Can I take serratiopeptidase during pregnancy?
Consult your doctor before taking serratiopeptidase during pregnancy, as limited information is available about its safety in pregnant women.
Can I take serratiopeptidase while breastfeeding?
Consult your doctor before taking loperamide while breastfeeding, as limited safety information is available.
Can I drive if I have consumed serratiopeptidase?
There is limited information about the effects of serratiopeptidase on driving.
Can I consume alcohol with serratiopeptidase?
There is limited information about the effects of serratiopeptidase with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have problems with your liver or kidneys
- You have in the past or still suffer from any bleeding disorder
- You are scheduled to undergo a surgery
- You develop any allergic reaction after taking serratiopeptidase
Mode of Action of Serratiopeptidase
How Does It Work?
Serratiopeptidase works by blocking the release of certain chemical substances in the body that cause pain, redness & swelling.
Interactions of Serratiopeptidase
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way serratiopeptidase works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Especially if you are taking any blood thinners.
Dosage of Serratiopeptidase
Seek urgent medical help if you suspect an overdose.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed any dose of serratiopeptidase, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is serratiopeptidase used for?
A: Serratiopeptidase provides relief from pain, swelling & inflammation.
Q: In which all dosage forms is serratiopeptidase available?
A: Serratiopeptidase is available in the form of tablet, syrup, powder.
The information provided herein is supplied to the best of our abilities to make it accurate and reliable as it is published after a review by a team of professionals. This information is solely intended to provide a general overview on the product and must be used for informational purposes only. You should not use the information provided herein to diagnose, prevent, or cure a health problem. Nothing contained on this page is intended to create a doctor-patient relationship, replace or be a substitute for a registered medical practitioner's medical treatment/advice or consultation. The absence of any information or warning to any medicine shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance. We highly recommend that you consult your registered medical practitioner for all queries or doubts related to your medical condition. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site. Please click here for detailed T&C.