Regranex® Gel should not be used in patients with skin tumors at the site of application.
People who use 3 or more tubes of Regranex® Gel may have an increased risk of death from cancer.
You should talk with your doctor about the possible benefits and risks to you if you use more than 3 tubes of Regranex® Gel.
If you already have cancer, you and your doctor should carefully consider whether you will use Regranex® Gel.
If you decide to use Regranex® Gel, your healthcare provider will tell you how to use Regranex® Gel.
Common side effects of Regranex® Gel include: Red skin rash, burning at the application site. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Regranex® Gel gel. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Regranex® Gel should not be used by patients sensitive to any components of this product. Please see the Full Prescribing Information for Regranex® Gel (http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/archives/fdaDrugInfo.cfm?archiveid=13535).
About Growth Factors
Growth factors play major roles in normal wound healing and have been shown to be dysregulated in difficult to heal and chronic wounds. Regranex® Gel has biological activity similar to that of endogenous platelet-derived growth factor, which includes promoting the chemotactic recruitment and proliferation of cells involved in wound repair and enhancing the formation of granulation tissue.
About Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Most wounds proceed toward healing in a timely, organized manner; however, for many wounds the healing process is slowed, less well organized and may even come to a halt altogether, leading to a chronic wound (one that appears stuck in a p
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