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Generic: becaplermin topical
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It is used on the skin to treat ulcers on the lower legs in patients with diabetes.
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Your doctor or health care professional may change your dose weekly or every other week as the size of your ulcer changes. If your skin ulcer does not get smaller in 10 weeks or does not get better after 20 weeks, ask your doctor or health care professional if you should continue using this medicine.

This medicine works best when used with other methods for good skin ulcer care such as not bearing weight on the leg that has the skin ulcer.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • reddened skin near ulcer
  • skin rash near ulcer

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store in the refrigerator at 2 to 8 degrees C (36 to 46 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused portion after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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