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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing

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Mepilex Ag Dressing by Molnlycke is designed to treat medium to high exuding wounds, where an antimicrobial action is required. It offers a moist wound healing environment, optimal exudate management, and an antimicrobial barrier in high risk of infection or re-infection wounds.

Why choose Mepilex Ag Dressing?

  • All-in-one foam dressing
  • The silver compound protects wounds from pathogens
  • Safetac layer minimizes pain and skin damage at dressing change
  • Reduces bio-burden in infected wounds
  • Showerproof

Features of Mepilex Ag Dressing

  • Mepilex Border Ag - dressing provides an optimal healing environment for the wound
  • Self-adherent, no secondary fixation needed
  • Antimicrobial activity of silver sulfate reduces bio-burden and kills 99.9 percent of a wide range of bacteria
  • Ag antimicrobial foam dressing can be lifted and positioned without losing the adherent properties
  • Advanced fluid handling allows for optimal exudate management
  • Mepilex dressing can stay in place for several days depending on the wound condition
  • May reduce odor by reducing the number of microorganisms
  • Low potential for skin allergy or irritation
  • Mepilex border Ag dressing offers low friction coefficient for secure fixation
  • Molnlycke dressing can be used under compression bandages

Mepilex Border Dressing Technology

Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing
  • Polyurethane Backing Film:
    • Moisture vapor permeable
    • Bacterial and viral barrier
    • Moisture-proof
  • Safetac Technology Layer:
    • Reduces pain and trauma during dressing changes
    • Seals the wound margins and reduces the risk of maceration
    • Does not adhere to the moist wound bed, only to dry skin
  • Multi-Layered Absorbent Foam Pad:
    • The compressed foam absorbs exudate with an antimicrobial effect
    • The superabsorbent layer retains exudate
    • The nonwoven layer spreads and retains fluid
  • Powerful Silver Performance:
    • Inactivates wound-related pathogens within 30 minutes
    • Provides sustained silver release for up to 7 days

Safetac Technology Layer

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Mepilex Border Ag with Safetac technology is atraumatic both during wear and upon removal. It minimizes trauma to the wound and the surrounding skin, thereby minimizing pain to the patient. It also prevents maceration by sealing around the wound edges to protect the peri-wound skin.

When to use Mepilex Ag Border Dressing?

Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing is ideal for a wide range of chronic and acute wounds with moderate to heavy exudate where a moist environment, gentle fixation, exudate management, and antimicrobial action is indicated. They include:

  • Leg and foot ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Malignant wounds
  • Partial-thickness burns
  • Traumatic and surgical wounds
  • Secondary healing wounds
  • Fragile skin

What to buy with Mepilex Dressing

How to use Foam Dressing Mepilex?

  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 the wound area. Gently smooth adherent border in place. Do not stretch.

When not to use Mepilex Ag Dressing?

  • 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

Safety Precautions to take while using Mepilex Border Dressing

  • Mepilex Border Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing should be used under the supervision of a qualified healthcare 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
  • It may cause transient discoloration of the wound bed and surrounding skin
  • In the event of clinical infection, Mepilex Ag Border does not replace the need for systemic therapy or other adequate infection treatment
  • The interaction of the dressing 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 antimicrobial dressing 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, the performance of the product may deteriorate and cross-contamination may occur
  • Sterile: Do not use if the 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

User Manual of Mepilex Ag Dressing

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