becaplermin gel - topical, Regranex
GENERIC NAME: BECAPLERMIN GEL - TOPICAL (be-KAP-ler-min)
BRAND NAME(S): Regranex
WARNING: Discuss the risks and benefits of using this medication with your doctor. Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have cancer or a history of cancer.
USES: This medication is used to treat certain foot/leg ulcers in people with diabetes. It is used along with good foot/leg care (e.g., keeping pressure off the wound) to help the ulcer heal completely. Becaplermin works by attracting certain natural substances to the ulcer that help wound healing.
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