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Becaplermin (removed 12/2018)

Increased Rate of Mortality Secondary to Malignancy (removed 12/2018)

  • An increased risk of mortality secondary to malignancy was observed in patients treated with three or more tubes of becaplermin gel in a post-marketing retrospective cohort study.
  • This drug should only be used when the benefits can be expected to outweigh the risks.
  • This drug should be used with caution in patients with known malignancy [See Contraindications and WARNINGS]

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Updated November 2022