Molnlycke Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing

Item # Desc Pkg Price
287100 4" x 4" $0.59
287100 4" x 4" $2.72
287100 4" x 4" $37.66
287090 4" x 5" $0.99
287090 4" x 5" $4.40
287090 4" x 5" $57.00
287200 4" x 8" $1.45
287200 4" x 8" $6.41
287200 4" x 8" $53.50
287300 6" x 6" $1.45
287300 6" x 6" $6.67
287300 6" x 6" $32.80
287400 8" x 8" $2.62
287400 8" x 8" $10.86
287400 8" x 8" $40.00
287500 8" X 20" $5.45
287500 8" X 20" $10.27
287500 8" X 20" $54.00

Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing by Molnlycke is used for the treatment of medium-exuding chronic or acute wounds, where an antimicrobial action is required. It features two superior technologies – the antimicrobial action of ionic silver and the Safetac technology. Antimicrobial action helps reduce bioburden in the infected wounds and Safetac reduces pain and skin damage during dressing changes.

5 Reasons to buy Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Dressing

  1. Maintains a moist wound healing environment
  2. Contains anti-bacterial agent
  3. Soft and highly conformable
  4. Optimal exudate management
  5. Can be cut to size

Mepilex Ag Foam Dressing Features

  • Provides proper care to infected wounds that are painful and require the best of treatment
  • Silver works as an antimicrobial barrier in wounds with a high risk of infection or re-infection
  • Sustained release silver activity and rapid, broad-spectrum antimicrobial efficacy
  • Safetac layer seals the wound margins to prevent the exudate from leaking onto the surrounding skin and minimizing the risk of maceration
  • Safetac layer also allows for pain-free dressing changes without harming the wound or surrounding skin
  • Gentle adherence prevents the Mepilex dressing from slipping under dressing retention
  • Reduces odor by minimizing the number of microorganisms
  • Reduces the risk of staining and peri-wound maceration
  • Mepilex Ag Dressing can be used under compression bandaging

Why choose Molnlycke Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing?

Triple Action of Mepilex Ag Dressing:

  • Minimizing trauma and pain
    Mepilex Ag wound dressing causes less pain by:
    • not sticking to the moist wound bed
    • sealing the wound edges to prevent maceration
    • eliminating skin stripping
  • Reducing bacterial burden
    In action Mepilex Ag foam dressing w/ silver:
    • inactivates a wide range of pathogens like MRSA
    • inactivates pathogens within 30 minutes of dressing application
    • inactivates pathogens for up to 7 days
  • Excellent Fluid Handling
    Exudate handling of Mepilex Ag:
    • Prevents maceration
    • Prevents exudate from leaking onto surrounding skin

What is Mepilex Ag Dressing used for?

  • Mepilex Ag Dressing minimizes pain and trauma at dressing changes
  • Remains in place for easy application of compression and retention bandages
  • Enhances patient comfort during wear
  • Can be cut to fit difficult-to-dress locations and various wound shapes
  • Foam dressing containing silver and bacteria-lifting elements easily fights infections
  • Lower potential for skin irritation and allergy
  • Safetac technology provides safer and cleaner dressing changes
  • Versatile design is suitable for treating burns
  • Helps in dealing with pressure and leg ulcers
  • Can stay in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound
  • Can be lifted and repositioned without losing the adherent properties
  • Anti-bacterial agent in antimicrobial dressing lasts for up to 7 days

Why choose Molnlycke Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing?

Mepilex Ag foam dressing with silver is used for the treatment of low to moderate exuding wounds like partial thickness burns, pressure ulcers, and leg and foot ulcers. It effectively absorbs and manages most exudate levels. It is not for every patient but only for those whose wounds do not heal normally. If the bacterial influence is too high, it is required to be reduced so that it does not interfere with the wound healing. Some common signs of high bacterial influence are shown below:

  • Wound healing does not progress normally
  • Redness
  • Spreading redness
  • Increased skin temperature
  • Signs of Pseudomonas
  • Patient in pain
  • Increasing exudate
  • Odor 
  • Odema

How does Mepilex Ag Silver Dressing work?

  • Mepilex Ag is a wound care dressing that constitutes an absorbent polyurethane foam pad embedded with silver sulfate compound.
  • Silver particles in the dressing are inactive in dry conditions.
  • When the Silver Dressing comes in contact with the moisture, the silver particles release silver ions which disperse throughout the dressing and into the wound environment.
  • Released silver ions inhibit a wide range of wound-related pathogens like bacteria, fungi, MRSA, VRE, and Pseudomonas.
  • Safetac layer protects the peri-wound skin, minimizes trauma and pain at dressing change and reduces the risk of maceration.

Mepilex Safetac Technology

Mepilex Safetac Technology

Safetac technology ensures less pain and less trauma at dressing change. It is a soft silicone technology that allows patients to wear and remove dressing without any trauma. Mepilex Ag with Safetac technology minimizes trauma and damage to the wound and the surrounding skin, thereby minimizing the pain to the patient. It also seals the wound margins to protect the peri-wound skin and prevent maceration.

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How to use Mepilex Ag Foam Dressing?

    How to use Mepilex Ag Foam Dressing

  • For effective results, select a size that will allow Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing to extend wound margins by at least 2 cm. Cleanse the wound with normal water or saline according to standard clinical protocol. Thoroughly dry the surrounding skin.
  • Remove the release film and apply with the adherent side to the wound. Remember not to stretch. For application on the lower limb, position the dressing slightly off center so that more of it rests below the wound than above.
  • Use Mepitac or other fixation devices to secure the dressing in place
  • Avoid use on patients undergoing radiation therapy
  • Avoid use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver
  • Avoid use on patients undergoing MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Do not use in combination with oxidizing agents like hydrogen peroxide or hypochlorite solutions

Mepilex Ag Reviews


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Klaus     03/02/2017

How is the dressing adherent after removing?


Customer Care    03/03/2017

When a common dressing with adhesive is removed, a few cell layers are removed from the skin. These skin cells cover the adhesive, which therefore is no longer adherent. Silicone layer of Mepilex Ag adheres gently without removing any skin layers. The silicone layer is therefore intact and still adherent even after removal.



Julia     03/02/2017

How should I store this dressing?


Customer Care    03/03/2017

Mepilex Ag should be stored in dry conditions below 95°F (35°C). If exposed to direct sunlight, Mepilex Ag may discolor, although this will not adversely affect the dressing.



Candy     03/02/2017

Can it be cut to required size?


Customer Care    03/03/2017

Yes, Mepilex Ag may be cut to size if required.



Meghan     02/01/2016

I have a question about product #287100, which is Mepilex 4x4 absorbent foam dressing.  For $56.99, it states you can get a 5 pack.  Is this just 1 pack of 5 dressings?


Customer Care    02/02/2016

Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, It comes in 5/pack that means 5 dressings per pack.


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  1. Merchandise must be returned within 30 days of the receipt of your order. Returns are not accepted after 30 days.
  2. Items (including parts and accessories) must be returned in new, unused, and resalable condition in its original packaging.
  3. Before returning any product, the buyer must obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#) from a customer service representative. With your RA# you will receive a prepaid return shipping label.
  4. Orders returned without obtaining an RA# will be entitled to receive only "In-Store Credit" that can be used towards future purchases.
  5. Return orders are subject to a 20% restocking fees.
  6. All custom orders and hygienic items are non-returnable. Refer to the “Non-Returnable Items” section for further details.
  7. Returns will be reviewed and inspected before issuing credit. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing. The credit will be applied to your original method of payment.
  8. If the return is the result of a defective product or shipping error, we will refund the entire purchase amount and return shipping costs.

Which products are Non-Returnable?

Due to the hygienic nature of some items, they are non-returnable. The items listed below are non-returnable:

  1. All hygienic items.
  2. Opened personal care items.
  3. Anything opened, used, or tried on.
  4. All customized items.
  5. Besides these, items that have the “non-returnable” phrase on the website.

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How do I receive a return authorization number?

You can submit a return request by logging into your account. You will receive the Return Authorization Number (RA#) details in the email within 2-3 business days.

  • Login to your account
  • Go to “order history”
  • Click on “return order”
  • Fill out the return form and Submit it

If you do not have an email address, we will make other accommodations for RA# Details. Write the RA# on your label affixed to your package prior to shipment.

How long does it take to receive a refund?

Please allow 3 to 4 weeks to process the returns. Once the item is received, and inspected, your refund will be processed and automatically applied to your credit card or original method of payment.

Is there any Restocking Fees?

  1. 20% restocking fees will be applied.
  2. Outbound shipping cost is non-refundable.
  3. For orders that qualified for free shipping, $8.99 will be deducted from the refund if the product is returned.

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