Convatec DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel
Convatec DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel

Convatec DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel

Brand/Manufacturer: CONVATEC

ConvaTec DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel is a clear, viscous hydrogel that incorporates a unique ConvaTec hydrocolloid formulation. It is indicated for the management of partial and full-thickness wounds, ideally as a filler for dry cavity wounds to provide a moist healing environment.

DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel Highlights:

  • Preservative-free
  • Latex-free
  • Sterile nozzle
  • Non-traumatic removal
  • Provides hydration

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
187990 15gm Tube Each $0.45
187990 15gm Tube 10/Pack $3.95
187987 30gm Tube Each $0.55
187987 30gm Tube 3/Pack $1.50
187987 30gm Tube 3/Pack, 60Pk/Case $82.28

Features of DuoDerm Hydroactive Gel

  • Incorporates a unique ConvaTec hydrocolloid formulation that distinguishes it from other hydrocolloid dressings
  • Composed of natural hydrocolloids like pectin and sodium carboxymethylcellulose in a clear, viscous form
  • Moisturizes, bringing needed moisture to dry, necrotic, sloughy or granulating wounds
  • Creates a moist wound environment to prevent wound drying
  • Used to support autolytic debridement in dry wounds
  • Allows non-traumatic removal of the secondary dressing without damaging newly formed tissue
  • Sterile nozzle of ConvaTec DuoDERM Gel is provided for ease of application
  • Designed for hydration
  • Can be used to fill uneven or hard-to-reach areas

Indications for using DuoDERM Gel:
DuoDERM Gel is designed for the hydration and management of the following:
  • Partial and full-thickness wounds
  • Pressure sores
  • Leg ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers

How to use DuoDerm Hydroactive Sterile Gel?

Application of DuoDERM Hydroactive Gel:

  • Cleanse the wound site, rinse well and dry the surrounding skin
  • Unscrew the tube cap and remove the white safety ring.
  • Replace the cap to puncture the tube membrane.

  • Convatec DuoDerm Hydroactive Sterile Gel

  • Apply DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel directly into the wound. Do not fill the wound beyond the level of the surrounding skin. 
  • DuoDERM Hydroactive Gel should be changed when the cover dressing leaks or is removed for routine dressing changes. Maximum recommended wear time is seven days.

Precautionary Measures for DuoDERM Gel:

  • Colonization of chronic wounds is common and is not a contraindication to the use of DuoDERM Gel.
  • Where infection is suspected or develops during the use of DuoDERM Hydroactive Sterile Gel, appropriate antibiotic therapy should be initiated. Its use may be continued, but the progress of the wound should be monitored carefully and all treatments should be under medical supervision. In the presence of anaerobic infection, occlusive therapy is not recommended.
  • The control of blood glucose and appropriate pressure relief measures should be provided with diabetic foot ulcers.
  • The moist wound environment produced by the gel may result in autolytic debridement which may make the wound appear larger after the first few dressing changes.
  • Store up to 25 degrees C to avoid freezing.


  • Do not use on individuals with a known sensitivity to the gel or its components.

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