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Flanzen 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Serratiopeptidase
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: March 18, 2019

A chemical that’s derived from the silkworm, in many countries, Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is used as a diet supplement. This medicine is used to manage conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, migraine and tension related headaches as well as carpal tunnel syndrome. Other conditions that involve inflammation and pain such as laryngitis, sinusitis, sore throat, infections of the ear, swelling post-surgery, thrombophlebitis (swelling of the veins along with the clotting of blood) and IBDs such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can be treated using Flanzen 5 MG Tablet. In certain cases, Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is also recommended for heart disorders and atherosclerosis. Among women and nursing mothers, conditions such as fibrocystic breasts (formation of non-malignant lumps in the breasts) and pain related to breast engorgement (marked by the production of excess breast milk) can be remedied with this medicine. The benefits don’t just end here; disorders such as diabetes, asthma and conditions such as ulcers in the legs and empyema (marked by the accumulation of pus) can be treated as well.

Flanzen 5 MG Tablet works by aiding protein breakdown by the body, thus reducing mucous formation and inflammation.

Pregnant women and breast-feeding mothers should avoid the use of Flanzen 5 MG Tablet since its efficacy isn’t evaluated properly. If one is suffering from a bleeding disorder, the use of this medicine isn’t recommended because of a few studies that claim that Flanzen 5 MG Tablet might interfere with the process of blood clotting. If any surgery is scheduled in the near future, this medicine’s use isn’t recommended for two weeks prior to the surgery.

For treating swelling on the insides of the cheek after a sinus surgery, the dosage of Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is set at 10 mg, thrice daily; one prior to the surgery, then during the evening and finally thrice daily (5 days a week) following the surgery.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • Inflammation

    Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is used to relieve swelling and pain associated with conditions like trauma, arthritis etc.
  • Edema (Swelling)

    Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is also sometimes used along with other medications to reduce fluid accumulation (edema) in the body.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of allergy to it or any other proteolytic enzymes.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time for which this medicine remains effective is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time taken for this medicine to show its effect in the body is not clinically established.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine by women who are pregnant is not recommended. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate medication that is known to be safe for use.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate medication that is known to be safe for use.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Flanzen 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is suspected.
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Flanzen 5 MG Tablet is a proteolytic enzyme that is extracted from a silkworm. It acts as an anti-inflammatory pain reliever. It facilitates the breakdown of proteins and reduces the formation of mucous and relieves inflammation.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Bleeding Disorders

    This medicine should be taken with caution in patients having bleeding disorders. Report any incidence of unusual bruising or bleeding to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Aspirin

    Report the use of Aspirin or any other medicine taken for blood clotting disorders. You may require a dose adjustment and safety monitoring while taking these medicines together.

Ques: What is Flanzen 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Serratiopeptidase is a proteolytic enzyme that contains Serrapeptase as main element present in it. This medication acts as a beta blocker that is used for the treatment and prevention from diseases such as back pain, tension headaches, arthritis, and trauma. Serratiopeptidase is also used to control swelling, inflammation, the strain on the heart and fluid edema. This medication is made from Silkworm Extract.

Ques: What are the uses of Flanzen 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Serratiopeptidase is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as back pain, tension headaches, arthritis, and trauma. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat conditions like swelling, inflammation, the strain on the heart and fluid edema. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Serratiopeptidase to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Flanzen 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Serratiopeptidase is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Serratiopeptidase which are diarrhea, anorexia, nausea, and allergic skin reactions. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Serratiopeptidase.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Flanzen 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Serratiopeptidase should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication. It is important to dispose of expired and unused medications properly to avoid health problems.
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