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Regranex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- What are the possible side effects of becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- How should I use becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Regranex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Regranex)?
- What should I avoid while using becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- What other drugs will affect becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Regranex)?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Regranex)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water.
Avoid using other medications on the areas you treat with becaplermin unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect becaplermin topical (Regranex)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied becaplermin. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about becaplermin topical.
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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