Which medications in the drug class Biologic immune response modifiers are used in the treatment of Infantile Hemangioma?

Updated: Feb 06, 2019
  • Author: Richard J Antaya, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Biologic immune response modifiers

These agents induces the secretion of interferon alpha and other cytokines; the mechanisms of action are unknown.

Imiquimod (Aldara cream)

Imiquimod is an immune response modifier indicated for condyloma acuminata, actinic keratoses, and superficial basal cell carcinoma in adults. It is not approved by the FDA for use in children.

Becaplermin 0.01% gel (Regranex Gel)

Becaplermin gel 0.01% (Regranex) is a recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor that is produced through genetic engineering.


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