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Anaheal

Brand name: Anaheal

Scientific name: Bromelain (Ananas Camosus)          

 Dosage form: Oral Capsule

Indication:

·         Accelerate wound healing process

·         Scar removal

·         Hematoma resorption and ecchymosis  removal

Active ingredients: Each capsule contains 200mg (500 GDU) Bromelain (2500GDU/g)

Action and pharmacology: Bromelain is a concentrate of proteolytic enzymes derived from the pineapple plant,Ananas comosus.

Bromelain activates collagenase in the living tissue to hydrolyze the denatured collagen at the eschar. It also effectively degrades third degree burn eschar.

Bromelain selectively inhibits the biosynthesis of pre-inflammatory prostaglandins (E2), COX-2 and bradykinin, so it has anti-inflammatory effects such as reducing pain and swelling.

Bromelain inhibits the attachment of entrotoxigenic E coli to the small intestine, so it can take over full digestive function- in the stomach as well as in the intestine.

Dosage: Take 1-3 capsules one hour before or two hour after meal.

 

Adverse effect : It may cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported like skin reaction.

 Precaution: In the presence of severe liver or kidney impairment, hemophilia, asthma, Tachycardia or sensitivity to pineapple, celery, carrot and fennel consult your physician before taking this herbal medicine.

Drug Interaction: Anticoagulants, low molecular-weight heparin or thrombolytiv agents have an increased risk of bleeding if Bromelain is used with these medications.

Bromelain enhances the absorption of antibiotics such as doxycycline and tetracycline.

Pregnancy and lactation: Because of few studies, Pregnant and women during  lactation  should not take it.

Storage: Store below 25 C. Keep in a dry place, protect from moisture and direct sunlight.

Keep out of the reach of children.

References:

1-Martindale 2014

2-PDR for herbal medicines 4th  edition

3-Pharmaceutical Enzymes.

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