Covidien Curasorb Zinc Calcium Alginate Dressing

Covidien Curasorb Zinc Calcium Alginate Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: COVIDIEN/MEDTRONIC


This product is on backorder and will be available to purchase once it is back in stock.

Medtronic Covidien Curasorb Zinc Calcium Alginate Dressing is designed to interact with sodium in wounds to create an ionic exchange and help jump-start the epitheliazation process. It absorbs exudate from wound and creates a protective cushioning gel and optimal moist healing environment. It is easy and painless to remove with minimal tissue trauma.


  • Medtronic Covidien Curasorb Zinc Calcium Alginate Dressing is the only alginate that includes 0.2% zinc
  • Benefits of zinc:
    - Helps in the wound healing cascade
    - Aids in cellular migration and mitosis
    - Contribute to building and generating new cell growth which is essential for filling dead space and healing
  • Unique gel block and fiber configuration encourages vertical wicking which pulls exudates straight through the dressing
  • Allows a more efficient exudate removal
  • Maintains Integrity allowing fast and easy removal and clean up
  • Highly absorbent fluid binding absorbs up to 20 times its weight in exudate maximizing wound fluid retention and removal
  • Allows fewer dressing changes
  • Minimal shrinkage helps to prevent maceration of periwound
  • Indications:
    - Deep and tunneling wounds
    - Heavy to moderate exudating wounds
    - Venous ulcers
    - Diabetic ulcers
    - Arterial ulcers
    - Donor sites
    - Second degree burns
    - Abrasions, lacerations and skin tears
    - Pressure ulcers

More Information

  • Unique calcium to sodium ratio proliferates sodium-calcium exchange with the wound
  • Donates calcium to the wound and removes sodium from wound helping to regulate wound bed
  • Isotonic sodium configuration is gentle on wound
  • High calcium levels speeds hemostasis
  • Stable gel formula with higher percentage of guluronic levels allows easier removal and minimizes tissue trauma
  • Maximizes patient comfort during removal and debridement
  • Place directly on the wound bed
  • Can also be used to pack wounds

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How often should this type of dressing should be changed? 
Haley Folsom - 2/16/2018 9:00:36 AM
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We recommend consulting your Physicians for it with reference to your wound type and area of the part where dressing need to be applied.
Customer Care - 2/17/2018 7:00:35 AM