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Granul-Derm Spray

Generic Name: Balsam Peru/Castor Oil/Trypsin (BAL-sum pe-ROO/KAS-tor oil/TRIP-sin)Brand Name: Granul-Derm

Granul-Derm Spray is used for:

Treating skin wounds and promoting wound healing.

Granul-Derm Spray is a wound agent. It works by stimulating blood vessel activity and removal of unhealthy tissue. The castor oil works as a lubricant to protect the tissue.

Do NOT use Granul-Derm Spray if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Granul-Derm Spray

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Granul-Derm Spray:

Some medical conditions may interact with Granul-Derm Spray. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have a wound that contains a certain type of fresh blood clot

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Granul-Derm Spray. Because little, if any, of Granul-Derm Spray is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.

Ask your health care provider if Granul-Derm Spray may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Granul-Derm Spray:

Use Granul-Derm Spray as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Shake well before each use.
  • Clean the wound before applying Granul-Derm Spray.
  • Hold the can upright about 12 inches from the area to be treated. Spray to cover the area quickly. The area may be left uncovered. It also can be covered with a dressing if your doctor directs you to do so.
  • To remove, wash gently with water.
  • Wash your hands immediately after using Granul-Derm Spray, unless your hands are part of the treated area.
  • Granul-Derm Spray is for external use only. Avoid spraying in the eyes, nostrils, or mouth.
  • If you miss a dose of Granul-Derm Spray, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Granul-Derm Spray.

Important safety information:

  • Granul-Derm Spray may cause harm if it is swallowed. If you may have taken it by mouth, contact your poison control center or emergency room right away.
  • It may take several days for Granul-Derm Spray to work. Do not stop using Granul-Derm Spray without checking with your doctor.
  • If your wound does not improve or becomes worse, check with your doctor.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Granul-Derm Spray while you are pregnant. It is not known if Granul-Derm Spray is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Granul-Derm Spray, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Granul-Derm Spray:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Temporary stinging.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Granul-Derm Spray may be harmful if swallowed.

Proper storage of Granul-Derm Spray:

Store Granul-Derm Spray at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Do not store above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not puncture, break, or burn the canister even if it appears to be empty. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Granul-Derm Spray out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Granul-Derm Spray, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Granul-Derm Spray is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Granul-Derm Spray. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

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