Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor)
What is Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor) used for?
Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor) is a topical medication used to boost skin growth and repair skin that has been damaged by diabetic foot ulcers or following skin graft surgery required by first and second degree burns. The medication operates by promoting the growth of new skin cells to mend wounds and decrease the amount of time it takes for donated or transplanted skin grafts to integrate. This effect may also make it useful for cosmetic uses such as reducing the appearance of fine lines or blemishes appearing on the skin.
How should I use Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor) to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. The medication is normally applied once or twice each day, but your instruction will depend on the condition being treated and its severity. The area being treated should be rinsed prior to each use to remove any dirt or debris. Apply a thin layer of cream, gently massage it into the skin if possible, and allow the skin to remain uncovered allowing any excess medication to evaporate. Wash your hands with soap and water after each application to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes to prevent unexpected health problems from occurring.
What are the side effects of Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor)?
The use of Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Contact your physician immediately if you experience any severe or worrying symptoms such as intense pain or signs of an allergic reaction such as a severe skin rash, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require reduced frequency of administration or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Regen-D (Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.