Each tablet contains:
Papain pure equivalent to
proteolytic enzymes from Carica papaya 10,000 units.
Light blue, biconvex, round
tablets, 8mm in diameter with a single score-line on one side and marked
KOTRA logo on the other side.
In conjunction with other
physical or chemotherapeutic measures for treatment of oedema and
Dosage and administration
For oral administration only.
For adults: 2 tablets 4 times
daily one day before surgery followed by 4 times daily for about 5 days.
Contraindicated in patients with
blood clotting disease or in patients with generalised or systemic
infections. Concomitant use with anticoagulant.
Urticaria, pruritus, dizziness,
nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea have been observed following administration
of papain and sensitisation may occur.
It should be given with caution
in pregnancy or in person with renal or hepatic disease.
Keep container well closed. Store
below 30°C. Protect from light.
Available in plastic container of
1000's tablets and blister packs of 10's x 100 & 10 x 10's.