What is Xenaderm?

To promote healing and the treatment of decubitus ulcers, varicose ulcers and dehiscent wounds. USES: XENADERM® Ointment is easy to apply and quickly reduces odor frequently accompanying a decubitus ulcer. The wound may be left open or appropriate dressing applied.

Is Xenaderm still available?

The Xenaderm brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.

What is trypsin ointment used for?

CASTOR OIL; PERU BALSAM; TRYPSIN (KAS tor oil; puh ROO BAWL suhm; TRIP sin) is used to promote healing and treat certain types of skin ulcers and wounds. This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

Is Venelex ointment a prescription?

Venelex (balsam Peru and castor oil ointment) is a prescription liquid wound barrier and skin moisturizer that covers and protects pressure wounds, such as bed sores. Venelex provides a moist wound and skin environment that helps the healing process and prevents cracking around the edges of sores.

What is Vasolex used for?

VASOLEX™ OINTMENT is used to promote wound healing and the treatment of decubitus ulcers, varicose ulcers and dehiscent wounds.

What is similar to Granulex?

BCP Veterinary Pharmacy has formulated a product with the same ingredients as Granulex, which was discontinued in 2015. BCP Wound-V aids in the treatment of external trauma that could be caused from ulcers, abrasions, lacerations or abscess.

When do you use Santyl ointment?

Indication: Collagenase SANTYL Ointment is used to remove damaged tissue from chronic skin ulcers and severely burned areas. Do not use if you have shown hypersensitivity to collagenase. Occasional slight redness may occur if SANTYL Ointment is placed outside the wound area.

Is trypsin an antibiotic?

The complex of trypsin and chymotrypsin at C/2C showed wide antimicrobial spectrum. The complex of tested enzymes had synergistic antibacterial effect with antibiotic. The complex of tested enzymes destroyed the external structure of bacterial cells.

Is there another name for trypsin?

Other Name(s): Enzyme Protéolytique, Proteinase, Protéinase, Proteolytic Enzyme, Tripsin, Tripsina, Trypsine.

What is the substrate for trypsin?

Trypsin from each source can differ slightly in activity, but the natural substrate for the enzyme is generally any peptide that contains Lys or Arg. The specificity of trypsin allows it to serve both digestive and regulatory functions. As a digestive agent, it degrades large polypeptides into smaller fragments.

Is Venelex FDA approved?

Venelex Wound Dressing (ideal for venous stasis ulcers) and Sonafine an FDA approved wound care dressing.

What is base cream used for?

This medication is used as a moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations (such as diaper rash, skin burns from radiation therapy). Emollients are substances that soften and moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking.

What is Granulex spray used for?

BRAND NAME(S): Granulex. USES: This combination product is used to help relieve pain and help the healing of skin wounds, ulcers, and sunburn. Trypsin is an enzyme that helps to break up and remove dead skin and tissue.

Why was Granulex spray discontinued?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed that Granulex Aerosol Spray (trypsin, balsam peru, castor oil; Mylan) has been discontinued as of December 24, 2015. Mylan stated that it was due to market conditions.

Do they still make Granulex?

The Granulex brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.

What is Regranex used to treat?

This medication is used to treat certain foot/leg ulcers in people with diabetes. It is used along with good foot/leg care (such as keeping pressure off the wound) to help the ulcer heal completely. Becaplermin works by attracting certain natural substances to the ulcer that help wound healing.

How long does Regranex last?

The cost of becaplermin is substantial at $586 per 15-g tube, which will provide treatment for a 2 cm2 ulcer for approximately four weeks. Treatment generally will take at least 10 weeks, necessitating two to three tubes per treatment course.

How long is Regranex good for?

Remove Regranex after 12 hours. Wash your hands well. Remove the saline moistened gauze dressing.

How often do you apply Regranex?

Follow your healthcare provider’s instructions for measuring and applying REGRANEX. Apply REGRANEX one time a day to ulcer area. Do not use more than your prescribed dose of REGRANEX or apply more often than every 24 hours.

Is there a generic for Regranex?

Regranex is a brand-name prescription drug. There is no generic version available.

Does Regranex need to be refrigerated?

REGRANEX Gel is for external use only. Store refrigerated, 2-8°C (36-46°F). DO NOT FREEZE. DO NOT USE THE GEL AFTER THE EXPIRATION DATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE TUBE.

How is Regranex calculated?

Adult Dosage:

Length of gel (in cm) to be applied daily = (length x width of wound area in cm2) ÷ 4. Or, length of gel (in inches) to be applied daily = (length x width of wound area in inches2) x 0.6. Squeeze calculated length of gel from tube onto clean measuring surface (eg, wax paper).

Is REGRANEX FDA-approved?

REGRANEX gel is the first and only FDA-approved recombinant platelet-derived growth factor therapy for the treatment of lower extremity diabetic neuropathic ulcers. An estimated 15% of diabetics experience such diabetic foot ulcers in their lifetime.

What is REGRANEX gel?

REGRANEX gel is the only FDA-approved PDGF for the treatment of diabetic neuropathic ulcers, formulated to act as a first-line treatment following effective ulcer care. The prevalence of diabetes is rising, with an estimated 15% of patients likely to experience a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU).

How does dermagraft work?

Dermagraft delivers a collagen-rich living human dermal matrix to the prepared ulcer wound bed. Metabolically active fibroblasts are distributed throughout the Dermagraft and retain the capacity for secreting a variety of regulatory and structural proteins.

Is dermagraft FDA approved?

FDA approves Dermagraft® for diabetic foot ulcers.

How much does dermagraft cost?

Additionally, patients receiving Dermagraft had fewer infections and amputations. The average expected cost to Medicare per treated patient over 52 weeks was $23,080 for patients receiving Dermagraft compared to $28,505 for those receiving conventional care alone.