Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel

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Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel

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Primarily used for

Diabetic Foot Ulcers
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Pregnancy
2016
15 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for Plermin

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Plermin Gel

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Uses of Plermin Gel

Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel is used in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.
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Side effects of Plermin Gel

Common

Skin rash.

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How to use Plermin Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Plermin Gel works

Plermin 0.01% w/v gel works by releasing a growth factor that causes skin regeneration in diabetic foot ulcer.

In Depth Information on Plermin Gel

Expert advice for Plermin Gel

  • Inform your doctor before using the medicine if you are suffering from any type of cancer or had a history of cancer or is suffering from poor blood supply to limbs.
  • Do not use any other creams, gels, or ointments at the site of the wound and do not use in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Do not stop using becaplermin without your doctor’s advice. It may take several weeks for becaplermin to work.
  • Becaplermin should be used with extreme caution in children less than 16 years of age.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Becaplermin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Plermin 0.01% w/v Gel

Frequently asked questions for Becaplermin

Plermin is used to treat long standing ulcers of the foot, ankle or legs in diabetic patients
Plermin works by growth and development of cells that repair wounds and help to close and heal the ulcer.

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