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Becaplermin (Topical)

Brand Names : Regranex

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Biological response modifier (topical)
  • platelet-derived growth factor (topical)

Becaplermin (be-KAP-ler-min) is used to treat skin ulcers, usually on the lower leg, in patients with diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes). It works by locally stimulating the wound to heal. It is important to use other methods for good skin ulcer care when using becaplermin.

Becaplermin is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form(s):

  • Gel (U.S.)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Regranex


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Becaplermin: Before Using

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