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Santyl Side Effects

Generic Name: collagenase topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug collagenase topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Santyl.

For the Consumer

Applies to collagenase topical: ointment

No COMMON side effects have been reported with collagenase ointment. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking collagenase topical (the active ingredient contained in Santyl)

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); signs of infection (eg, fever, chills, or persistent sore throat).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to collagenase topical: compounding powder, topical ointment

General

The most commonly reported side effect was erythema.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Systemic manifestations of hypersensitivity (in a patient treated for more than one year with a combination of collagenase and cortisone)[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Erythema[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Santyl (collagenase topical)." Knoll Pharmaceutical Company, Mount Olive, NJ.

It is possible that some side effects of Santyl may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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