Santyl is a drug that belongs to the class known as Topical Debriding Agents. Santyl"s generic name is Collagenase. Santyl is used to help in the healing of wounds. Santyl may also be used to help in the healing of ulcers of the skin. It can also be used to treat other conditions as prescribed by your doctor.
Santyl (collagenase) is an enzymatic debriding cream which works by breaking down dead skin. This medication has the unique ability to digest collagen necrotic tissue.
Santyl is mainly used for removing dead skin from wounds and burned areas. However, it may also be used for other purposes as determined by the doctor. Consult the doctor for more information.
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Santyl or any other allergy before using it. Santyl may cause less serious side effects such as redness of the skin around the treated area where Santyl has been applied. If you experience any other side effect while using this medication, consult the doctor immediately.