White, round, flat bevelled edge tablet, with embossed 'Wellchem' logo on
one side, and plain on the other,
8 mm in diameter.
Each tablet contains Lysozyme Hydrochloride 30 mg.
Leftose 30mg Tablet is a preparation containing a purified Lysozyme
Hydrochloride derived from egg white.
Lysozyme is a basic protein composed of 129 amino acids of 18 different
types with a molecular weight of
about 14,300. Lysozyme Hydrochloride occurs as a white, crystalline powder.
It has no odour and has a
sweet taste. It is very soluble in water.
Lysozyme is widely distributed in tears, nasal discharge, saliva, etc. in
the case of humans. It has been
discovered to possess anti-inflammatory, tissue repairing, mucopuslysing,
etc. Thus, Lysozyme which has
various actions plays an important role in the living body as an enzyme
responsible for the physiological
Clinically, Lysozyme has been used in expectation of its anti-inflammatory,
expectorant, etc. in many fields.
When Lysozyme was administered orally to rabbits, its blood concentration
showed the highest level
approximately 60 minutes after the administration, then gradually decreased.
It has been confirmed, by the
experiment on absorption through enteric tracts of rats, that this drug is
absorbed via portal vein.
1) Chronic paranasal sinusitis.
2) Difficulty of expectoration caused by respiratory diseases.
Contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to Lysozyme or
patients whose family
members have a history of allergic reactions to Lysozyme.
Side Effects / Adverse Reactions
Since Lysozyme may cause shock symptoms, patients taking Lysozyme should be
If pallor facial, coldness of limbs, blood pressure dropped, cyanosis or
discontinue the administration and appropriate treatment should be given.
May cause hypersensitivity reactions, such as eruption or redness.
Discontinue the medication if
these symptoms occur.
3) Digestive System
May cause diarrhea, anorexia, discomfort in the stomach, nausea or vomiting,
and rarely cause
Dosage And Administration
1) Chronic paranasal sinusitis
2) Difficulty of expectoration that accompanies respiratory diseases.
Adults: Take 1 to 3 tablets 3 times a day.
Usage In Pregnancy
As safety of Lysozyme has not been established, use with caution in pregnant
women or women suspected
of being pregnant.
Overdosage And Treatment
No cases of acute overdose have been reported with Lysozyme Hydrochloride
tablets. The oral LD50 of
Lysozyme Hydrochloride is greater than 20 g/kg in mice.
Keep in tightly closed container, below 30°C. Keep out of reach of children.
Shelf-life : 3 years
In blister pack of 10's x 50, packed in outerbox.