PLERMIN OINTMENT 7.5GM

Manufacturer : DRL-DR REDDYS LABORATORIES
Composition : BECAPLERMIN-100MCG
Dose Form : OINTMENT
Description : PLERMIN 7.5GM OINTMENT
Route Of Administration : TOPICAL
Pack : 1
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PLE0006
₹1,810.00
Manufacturer : DRL-DR REDDYS LABORATORIES
Composition : BECAPLERMIN-100MCG
Dose Form : OINTMENT
Description : PLERMIN 7.5GM OINTMENT
Route Of Administration : TOPICAL
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information

BECAPLERMIN-100MCG

BECAPLERMIN

Information for patients
Drug Information The name of your medicine is BECAPLERMIN. It contains a medicine called becaplermin. Becaplermin is a human recombinant Platelet Derived Growth Factor (rhPDGF). BECAPLERMIN is used to help the growth of normal tissue in order to heal ulcers. It is used with other good wound care measures to help with the healing of the ulcers. Good wound care measures include: •Your doctor or healthcare professional removing dead skin/debris from the wound whenever necessary •Keeping weight off your feet, perhaps by wearing special orthopaedic shoes or by other methods •Your doctor or healthcare professional treating any infection of the wound – treatment with BECAPLERMIN should be stopped if the wound becomes infected. •Continuing to visit your doctor or healthcare professional and following your treatment plan BECAPLERMIN is used for ulcers that: •Are not more than 5 square centimetres and have a good blood supply •Are due to complications of diabetes. By using BECAPLERMIN, it is more likely that your ulcers will heal quickly and completely
Drug Alert
Alert •If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to becaplermin or to any of the other ingredients of BECAPLERMIN. •If you have or have had cancer. •If your ulcer is infected •If your ulcer is larger than 5 square centimetres (see diagram above) •If you are under 18 years of age. Do not use this medicine if any of the above apply to you. If you are unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to becaplermin or to any of the other ingredients of BECAPLERMIN. •If you have or have had cancer. •If your ulcer is infected •If your ulcer is larger than 5 square centimetres (see diagram above) •If you are under 18 years of age. Do not use this medicine if any of the above apply to you. If you are unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using
Drug Special Care Check with your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if: •You have any sever or persistently worsening types of cancer •You have infections of the bone which may be seen as fever, severe pain around the bone that is affected, swelling and redness of the joints •You have diseases of the arteries
Drug Drug Interactions Do not apply any medicines to your ulcer while using BECAPLERMIN, except for salt solution (saline) or water to clean the ulcer.Please tell your pharmacist if you are using or have recently used any other medicines. This includes medicines that you buy without a prescription or herbal medicines.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction •Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or might become pregnant •Do not use this medicine if you are breast-feeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding
Drug Breast feeding Interaction •Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or might become pregnant •Do not use this medicine if you are breast-feeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding
Drug Machinery Interaction
Drug More Information •Wash your hands thoroughly. Do this before you apply BECAPLERMIN •Your ulcer should be cleaned with salt solution or water. This is important to ensure the ulcer heals as quickly and completely as possible, and to remove any BECAPLERMIN from the previous application.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty •Apply BECAPLERMIN once a day using a clean cotton swab or wooden spatula. Apply a thin layer of BECAPLERMIN to the entire wound area. You can obtain wooden spatulas from your pharmacist. •Cover the ulcer with a moist saline gauze dressing. The dressing should be changed at least once a day to keep the wound moist.
Drug Dose •Only apply BECAPLERMIN to the wound area. Avoid contact with any other area of the body •Do not touch the wound with the tip of the tube •Do not use air- or water-tight (occlusive) dressings on the wound. If you are unsure, check with your doctor or pharmacist •Do not apply pressure or walk on the ulcer during treatment. Follow your doctor’s advice to relieve pressure from your ulcer Your doctor will monitor the progress of your treatmentContact your doctor immediately if you notice signs of infection of the ulcer (redness, swelling, fever,pain, or odour). You should stop using it until the infection has cleared.
Excess Drug Consumption If you apply too much BECAPLERMIN, it is unlikely to do you any harm. Always try to follow the instructions for use exactly
Forgot Drug Consumption •Apply the next treatment as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next application, forget about the missed treatment and continue as normal •Do not apply a double amount to make up for a missed treatment. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist
Stop Drug Consumption BECAPLERMIN should not be used continuously for more than 20 weeks. If there is no sign of healing after the first ten weeks of treatment, contact your doctor. Your doctor will decide whether you should continue to use BECAPLERMIN. If your ulcer heals and then returns, do not use BECAPLERMIN again without first checking with your doctor.
Possible Side Effects
General Information •Excessive growth of new tissue at the wound •Infected skin ulcer
Common Drug Side Effects •Infections of the bone which may be seen as fever, severe pain, swelling and redness around the bone that s affected •Redness and pain of skin Uncommon •Burning sensation at the application site Rare •Blisters and swelling under the skin If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use BECAPLERMIN after the expiry date, which is stated on the tube and the outer carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last date of that month.Store in a refrigerator (2?C to 8?C). Do not freeze. Close the tube tightly after each use. Use within 6 weeks after opening the seal of the tube. Please record the date of opening on the tube label.Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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