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PLERMIN 0.1% W/W GEL

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Composition for PLERMIN

Becaplermin(0.1% w/w)

food interaction for PLERMIN

alcohol interaction for PLERMIN

pregnancy interaction for PLERMIN

lactation interaction for PLERMIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Plermin 0.1% w/w 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PLERMIN

Becaplermin(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Plermin 0.1% w/w gel is used in the treatment of diabetic ulcers.

How it works

Plermin 0.1% w/w gel is a chemical or protein called human platelet-derived growth factor that is naturally present in the body and assists in cell and tissue repair, thus healing the ulcers.

Common side effects

Pain, Application site swelling, Burning sensation, Skin redness, Rash

Common Dosage for PLERMIN 0.1% W/W GEL

Patients taking PLERMIN 0.1% W/W GEL

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for PLERMIN

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for PLERMIN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for PLERMIN

Becaplermin

Q.What is becaplermin used for?
Becaplermin is used to treat long standing ulcers of the foot, ankle or legs in diabetic patients

Q.How does becaplermin work?
Becaplermin works by growth and development of cells that repair wounds and help to close and heal the ulcer.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)