Molnlycke Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing With Safetac
Molnlycke Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing With Safetac

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing With Safetac

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing With Safetac is an all-in-one antimicrobial foam dressing designed for medium to high exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers and partial thickness burns, and where an antimicrobial action is indicated. It helps reduce bio-burden in infected wounds and acts as an antimicrobial barrier in wounds at high risk of infection or re-infection. Mepilex Border Ag is a dressing with Safetac technology and is therefore proven to minimize pain and skin damage at dressing changes. Mepilex Border Ag provides an antimicrobial activity, as it contains silver compound.

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395290 3" X 3" (7.5cm x 7.5cm) Each $16.08 $9.99
395290 3" X 3" (7.5cm x 7.5cm) 5/Pack $72.27 $48.19
395390 4" X 4" (10cm x 10cm) Each $19.40 $15.99
395390 4" X 4" (10cm x 10cm) 5/Pack $115.17 $76.99
395890 4" X 8" (10cm x 20cm), Post Op 5/Pack $218.44 $179.99
395790 4" X 10" (10cm x 25cm), Post Op 5/Pack $268.71 $199.91
395990 4" X 12"(10cm x 30cm), Post Op 5/Pack $321.99 $229.99
395490 6" X 6" (15cm x 15cm) Each $47.65 $34.99
395490 6" X 6" (15cm x 15cm) 5/Pack $232.30 $174.99
395690 6" X 8" (15cm x 20cm) 5/Pack $249.95 $213.17

Mepilex Border Ag Foam Dressing

Key Features:

  • Minimizes pain and trauma at dressing changes
  • Provides the wound with an optimal healing environment
  • Self-adherent, no secondary fixation required
  • Promotes patient comfort during wear
  • Low potential for skin irritation or allergy
  • Can be lifted and adjusted without losing its adherent properties
  • May remain in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound under compression bandages
  • Help reduce bioburden after 30 minutes, killing 99.9 per cent of a wide range of bacteria
  • Contains 1.2 mg / cm² silver which in contact with fluids releases silver ions creating an effective barrier against bacteria thus reducing odor
  • Provides rapid, broad spectrum antimicrobial efficacy and sustained silver activity
  • Advanced fluid handling for optimal exudate management
  • Low friction coefficient for secure fixation

Know Your Mepilex Border Ag:

Mepilex Border Ag

  • Backing film with dynamic permeability:
    - Advanced fluid handling
    - Shower proof, bacterial and viral barrier
    - Thin and conformable
  • Safetac layer:
    - Reduces pain and trauma before, at and after dressing change
    - Adheres gently to dry, intact skin but not to the moist wound bed
    - Seals around the wound margins to reduce risk of maceration
  • Multi-layered “moisture control” foam pad:
    - Fibre layer for maximum retention
    - Provides optimal fluid uptake
    - Maintains integrity
    - Conforms to body contours
  • Rapid, sustained release of ionic silver:
    - Inactivates wound related pathogens within 30 minutes
    - Sustained silver release up to 7 days

Safetac Technology:

Safetac Technology

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Dressings with Safetac technology are atraumatic both during wear and upon removal. These dressings minimize trauma to the wound and the surrounding skin, which minimizes pain to the patient. They also prevent maceration by sealing around the margin of the wound to protect peri-wound skin.

Indications For Use:

Mepilex Border Ag is ideal for wounds with moderate to heavy exudate such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, malignant wounds, partial thickness burns, traumatic and surgical wounds.

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How Mepilex Border Ag Works?

Mepilex Border Ag is an antimicrobial all-in-one foam dressing that effectively absorbs and retains exudate and maintains a moist wound environment. The Safetac layer seals the wound edges, preventing leakage of exudate onto the surrounding skin, thus minimizing the risk for maceration. Safetac technology also minimizes trauma to the wound and pain to the patient. Mepilex Border Ag offers all the advantages of Mepilex Border in conjunction with optimal antimicrobial efficacy and odour control. Mepilex Border Ag inactivates wound related pathogens within 30 minutes of application and maintains release action for up to 7 days. Its antimicrobial properties are effective against a wide range of organisms including MRSA, VRE, and Pseudomonas.

Directions For Use:

Directions For Using Mepilex Border Ag

  1. Gently cleanse the wound; dry surrounding skin. Choose a dressing size that will allow the adherent border to overlap the wound area by at least 2cm. Remove the release film.
  2. Lay absorbent foam pad over wound area. Gently smooth adherent border in place. Do not stretch. Mepilex Border Ag can remain in place for up to 7 days depending on drainage and wound condition.

Contraindications:


  • Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver
  • Do not use on patients undergoing the following: radiation therapy, X-ray, ultrasound, diathermy or Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Do not use in conjunction with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide

Precautions:

  • Mepilex Border Ag should be used under the supervision of a qualified health care professional
  • Clinicians / Healthcare Professionals should be aware that there are very limited data on prolonged and repeated use of silver containing dressings, particularly in children and neonates
  • Mepilex Border Ag may cause transient discoloration of the wound bed and surrounding skin
  • In the event of clinical infection Mepilex Border Ag does not replace the need for systemic therapy or other adequate infection treatment
  • The interaction of Mepilex Border Ag with other topical treatments has not been demonstrated
  • Other than saline solution or water, the interaction of cleansing agents in combination with Mepilex Border Ag has not been demonstrated
  • Do not use in conjunction with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide
  • Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements, e.g. electrocardiograms (ECG) and electroencephalograms (EEG)
  • For external use only
  • If reused performance of the product may deteriorate, cross contamination may occur
  • Sterile: Do not use if inner package is damaged or opened prior to use
  • Do not re-sterilize
  • If the product is used after the expiry date product properties cannot be ensured

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