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Regranex Side Effects

Generic Name: becaplermin topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about becaplermin topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Regranex.

For the Consumer

Applies to becaplermin topical: topical gel/jelly

Along with its needed effects, becaplermin topical (the active ingredient contained in Regranex) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking becaplermin topical:

Less common
  • Reddened skin near the skin ulcer
  • skin rash near the skin ulcer
Incidence not known
  • Burning sensation at the application site
  • unusually warm skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to becaplermin topical: topical gel




1. "Product Information. Regranex (becaplermin topical)." McNeil Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ.

Some side effects of Regranex may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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