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Becaplermin
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ATC code A01AD08 , D03AX06
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Pregnancy cat. C
Legal status Rx only
Routes Topical

Becaplermin (brand name Regranex) is a cicatrizant, available as a topical gel.

Use for diabetic foot ulcers has been described.[1]

It is also known as "platelet-derived growth factor BB".[2]

Black box warning has been added the safety label to describe fivefold increase in death from cancer when three or more tubes are used.[3]

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