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Phonetic Pronunciation: (pap-AYE-in/you-REE-uh)
Information last revised May 2010

What does PAPAIN/UREA-TOPICAL look like?


This combination of drugs is used to treat skin wounds. Papain loosens dead tissue so it can be removed from the wound (called debridement), helping to clean the wound and allowing healing to occur. Urea helps the papain to work better.
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