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Molnlycke Melgisorb Ag Calcium Alginate Dressing

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Item #: 255600
1.2" x 18"
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$0.96
$26.85
$19.19
Item #: 255600
1.2" x 18"
10/Pack
10/Pack
reward$
$6.89
$179.15
$137.79
Item #: 255600
1.2" x 18"
100/Case
100/Case
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$72.04
$1,584.95
$1,440.89
Item #: 255050
2" x 2"
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Each
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$0.25
$7.95
$4.99
Item #: 255050
2" x 2"
10/Pack
10/Pack
reward$
$1.85
$51.95
$37.09
Item #: 255050
2" x 2"
100/Case
100/Case
reward$
$19.51
$507.35
$390.29
Item #: 255100
4" x 4"
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Each
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$0.63
$17.75
$12.69
Item #: 255100
4" x 4"
10/Pack
10/Pack
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$5.32
$138.45
$106.49
Item #: 255100
4" x 4"
100/Case
100/Case
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$52.37
$1,152.15
$1,047.39
Item #: 255150
6" x 6"
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$1.48
$41.55
$29.69
Item #: 255150
6" x 6"
10/Pack
10/Pack
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$11.18
$290.75
$223.69
Item #: 255150
6" x 6"
100/Case
100/Case
reward$
$111.83
$2,460.25
$2,236.59
Item #: 255200
8" x 12"
5/Pack
5/Pack
reward$
$14.54
$378.05
$290.79

Molnlycke Melgisorb Ag Calcium Alginate Dressing is a highly absorbent alginate dressing that kills bacteria for up to four days and contains CMC and ionic silver. It may absorb up to 18 times its weight in exudate. It's constructed of soft alginate fibers that have been woven into a non-woven fabric. The superior wet strength of these alginate fibers prevents the dressing from dissolving in the wound bed, allowing it to be readily removed in one piece.

Why choose Melgisorb Ag antimicrobial Alginate Dressing?

  • Highly absorbent
  • Rapid and sustained antimicrobial effect
  • Designed for moderately to heavily exuding wounds and cavity wounds
  • Sustained silver release for up to 14 days

Features of Molnlycke Melgisorb Calcium Dressing

  • Molnlycke Melgisorb Ag Calcium Alginate Dressing when absorbing, the alginate fibers form a soft moist gel, giving a moist environment conductive to wound healing
  • Soft moist gel does not adhere to the wound site, thereby reducing trauma and pain during wear and dressing change
  • Calcium Alginate Dressing assist in supporting the control of minor bleeding in superficial wounds
  • Gel blocks lateral wicking of exudate thereby reducing maceration
  • Molnlycke dressing is ideal for deep, highly exuding cavity wounds at risk of infection
  • Ag calcium dressing can easily be removed by irrigating with normal saline
  • Molnlycke dressing is suitable for use on wounds that are critically colonized
  • Helps in reduction of bacteria in sacral pressure ulcers
  • Infection prevention in post-op toe amputations
  • Can be used under compression bandages
  • Infection prevention in diabetic foot ulcers
  • Handles exudate up to 45% more
  • Sustained antimicrobial activity

Where to use Melgisorb Ag Calcium Alginate Dressing?

  • Leg ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic/neuropathic ulcers
  • Graft and donor sites
  • Surgical wounds
  • Trauma injuries
  • Sloughy wound
  • Medium to high exudation
  • High exudation
  • Viscous exudate
  • Wound cavity
  • Infected wound
  • Post-operative wound
  • Foot ulcer
  • Burn
  • Traumatic wound
  • Pressure ulcer
  • Donor site
  • Antimicrobial dressing

What to buy with Melgisorb Calcium Alginate Dressing

How to use Molnlycke Melgisorb Alginate Dressing?

  • Cleanse wound area and dry surrounding skin
  • Select a size of Melgisorb Ag that is slightly larger than the wound
  • Cut or fold the dressing to fit the wound
  • Loosely fill deep wounds, ensuring the dressing does not overlap the wound
  • Cover and secure Melgisorb Ag with a secondary dressing

Note: Dressing change frequency will depend on wound condition and the level of exudate. Initially it may be necessary to change the dressing every 24 hours

Safety Precautions to take while using Melgisorb Ag Calcium Alginate Dressing

  • Systemic antimicrobial therapy or other infection treatment should be considered when wound infection is evident. It may be used, under medical supervision, in conjunction with systemic antibiotics.
  • The dressing may adhere if used on dry or very lightly exuding wounds. If the dressing is not easily removed, moisten it with sterile saline solution prior to removal.
  • The dressing performance may be impaired by use of petroleum-based ointments.
  • Melgisorb is not indicated for dry wounds, third-degree burns or surgical implantations.
  • Infected wounds should be evaluated on a regular basis and treated appropriately.
  • Contraindications:
    • Individuals with a known sensitivity to alginates or silver
    • Surgical Implantation
    • To control heavy bleeding
    • For direct application on dry or lightly exuding wounds

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