Santyl Side Effects
Generic name: collagenase topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about collagenase topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Santyl.
Some side effects of Santyl may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to collagenase topical: topical ointment
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking collagenase topical (the active ingredient contained in Santyl) hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if your skin condition gets worse, or you have new symptoms of illness or infection.
Less serious side effects may include redness of the skin around the treated area where collagenase topical was applied.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to collagenase topical: compounding powder, topical ointment
Erythema to the surrounding tissue is usually a result of collagen leakage from the wound site.
Dermatologic side effects have rarely included erythema to the surrounding tissue.
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