Side effects to date have been limited to skin reddening, although during treatment erosion, ulceration and shedding of unwanted skin cells is also likely to take place.
Clean the area to be treated with a mild antiseptic (to remove old skin cells). BEC5 should be applied relatively thickly to the area at least twice daily and a micro pore placed over the area. The eyes should be avoided. If any excess occurs, wash and wipe away with cold water. Application should continue for a minimum of 7 days and a maximum of 60 days, the duration is dependant upon the size, need and regularity of application.
BEC5 Curaderm should not be applied to moles and melanomas. Furthermore, BEC5 should not be used by persons who are allergic to eggplant or aspirin.
Persons taking prescription medication and pregnant or lactating women should consult a physician before using this product. Long-term use of this product should be supervised and monitored by a health care professional.