Given the accelerated medical discoveries of recent decades, there is a surprising lack of oral medications that directly improve wound healing. Of the oral medications available, most target ancillary aspects of wound care such as pain management, infection mitigation, and nutrition. This article describes oral pharmacologic agents intended to build new tissue and aid in wound healing, as well as an introduction to oral medications that interfere with wound healing.
Complete reference is: Levine JM. The Effect of Oral Medication on Wound Healing. Advances in Skin & Wound Care. March 2017 – Volume 30 – Issue 3 – p 137–142.