Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
Item # Desc Pkg Price
295200 3" x 3" $0.15
$4.89
$3.05
295200 3" x 3" $0.60
$16.79
$11.99
295200 3" x 3" $8.30
$215.79
$165.99
295200 3" x 3", Value Pack $16.50
$428.99
$329.99
295300 4" x 4" $0.22
$7.19
$4.45
295300 4" x 4" $1.25
$39.99
$25.09
295300 4" x 4" $12.25
$300.55
$244.99
295300 4" x 4", Value Pack $23.64
$550.55
$472.79
295800 4" x 8", Post Op $0.45
$14.99
$9.09
295800 4" x 8", Post Op $2.19
$65.30
$43.79
295800 4" x 8", Post Op $10.00
$259.99
$199.99
295800 4" x 8", Post Op, Value Pack $28.45
$682.79
$568.99
295900 4" x 12", Post Op $0.47
$14.29
$9.49
295900 4" x 12", Post Op $2.37
$66.49
$47.49
295900 4" x 12", Post Op $11.80
$306.79
$235.99
295900 4" x 12", Post Op, Value Pack $35.00
$899.99
$699.99
295400 6" x 6" $0.45
$10.65
$9.09
295400 6" x 6" $2.24
$50.65
$44.89
295400 6" x 6", Value Pack $31.17
$748.09
$623.39
295600 6" x 8" $0.50
$14.99
$9.99
295600 6" x 8" $2.62
$73.49
$52.49
295600 6" x 8" $23.14
$601.79
$462.89

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is an all-in-one foam dressing. It is designed to absorb and hold exudate, creating a moist wound healing environment. Mepilex dressing helps in reducing pain and trauma at the wound site and surrounding skin.

Why choose Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing?

  • Soft and conformable dressing
  • Mepilex dressing is ideal for moderate to highly exuding wounds
  • Provides optimal exudate management
  • Safetac layer allows for pain-free removal
  • No secondary fixation is required
  • Shower-proof

Mepilex Border Foam Dressing Features

  • Excellent fluid handling capacity and dynamic permeability
  • Gently adheres to the surrounding skin but not to the moist wound tissue
  • Reduces pain and trauma to the wound and the peri-wound area
  • Multi-layered foam pad allows for optimal moisture balance and fluid uptake
  • Excellent retention capacity provides effective exudate management with minimum risk of maceration
  • Soft edges of the Mepilex dressing help protect sensitive skin
  • Bacteria-proof, viral proof and waterproof film protects the patient and the clinician
  • Variety of Mepilex Border Dressing sizes easily covers small to large wounds, including those located in the challenging areas of the body
  • Can stay in place for up to 7 days depending on the exudate level and wound condition
  • Conforms easily to different body contours
  • Used in the prophylactic regimen to help prevent skin damage like pressure ulcers
  • Works on 4 extrinsic factors that result in the development of pressure ulcers:
    • redistribute pressure
    • reduce friction
    • redistribute shear
    • maintain an optimal microclimate
  • Absorbs more wound fluid for maximum security and protection
  • Repositions easily after skin assessment
  • Sterilized by ethylene oxide
  • Comes individually packed in paper/plastic laminated peel pouches


Mapilex Dressing


Clinically proven to:

  • Minimize pain when removed
  • Create a faster wound healing environment compared to traditional dry-type gauze
  • Reduce risk of skin damage


How does Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Dressing work?

  • Backing Film - Viral proof, bacteria proof and shower-proof film. High breathability and permeability allow for effective vapor transmission.
  • Retention Layer - Retains moisture and keeps it away from the skin to reduce the risk of maceration.
  • Spreading Layer - Distributes the exudate evenly into the retention layer.
  • Absorption Layer - Absorbent foam pad provides quick and effective absorption. Provides enhanced moisture control.
  • Safetac Wound Contact Layer - Located nearest to the skin. Helps reduce pain to patients during dressing changes. Does not stick to the moist wound bed, but only to the surrounding dry skin. Seals the wound margins and reduces the risk of maceration.

Mepilex Dressing


When to use Mepilex Border Dressing?

  • For chronic wounds like pressure ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers
  • For optimal management of exudate with excellent fluid handling capacity and excellent retention capability
  • To prevent the development of pressure ulcers when used in combination with standard pressure ulcer prevention protocols
  • As a primary dressing on shallow wounds or as a secondary dressing on deeper wounds
  • To maintain a moist wound healing environment that absorbs and retains exudate
  • For dry or necrotic wounds in addition to gels
  • For wounds with moderate to heavy exudate
  • Under compression bandaging
  • Traumatic wounds like skin tears
  • Peri-wound skin
  • Painful wounds
  • Surgical wounds

What to buy with Mepilex Bandage

 

How to use Mepilex Border Dressing?

  • Gently cleanse the wound, dry surrounding skin
  • Mepilex dressing size should overlap the wound area by at least 2 cm
  • Remove the release film
  • Apply dressing with the adherent side to the wound
  • Do not stretch
  • When used on an extremity, position Mepilex Border bandages slightly below the center of the wound to avoid leakage caused by gravitation
  • If needed, fix Molnlycke Mepilex Border dressing with Mepitac tape, secondary fixation product like Tubifast or compression bandage
  • Apply extra fixation only around the margins of the dressing

Precautions to take while using Mepilex Self-Adherent Foam Dressing

  • Consult a health care professional for adequate treatment in case of clinical infection
  • Do not use Mepilex Border with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide
  • Store the dressing in dry conditions below 35 degrees C
  • Protect the dressing from direct sunlight

Warnings:
  • Mepilex Bordered Foam Dressing can be used on clinical infection if appropriate antimicrobial therapy is used
  • Initially, sloughy wounds may appear to increase in size due to moist conditions produced beneath the dressing
  • It is normal to expect an increase in size at first

Mepilex Self-Adherent Dressing Change Frequency

  • Interval between changes will be determined by the amount of exudate produced by the wound
  • Mepilex dressing may be left in place for up to 7 days depending on the wound condition

Mepilex Safetac Technology

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Mepilex Border Safetac technology cause minimal tissue injury during wear and upon removal. It minimizes wound and surrounding skin trauma, which reduces patient pain. Safetac layer seals the wound edges and prevents the exudate from leaking out. This minimizes the risk for maceration.


  • Faster Healing: Mepilex Border with Safetac technology creates a faster wound healing environment. Traditional adhesives may strip the skin, tear the wound and leak drainage back onto the skin. All these things delay wound healing. Safetac layer does not stick to the wound and does not strip the skin. Mepilex Border with Safetac technology absorbs drainage better than other dressings. Along with longer wear time, it provides an optimal moisture and temperature. It results in undisturbed wound healing.

  • Less Pain, Less Stress: Pain from dressing changes is often a result of adhesives damaging the wound and skin. Pain causes stress, and stress delays healing. Molnlycke Mepilex Border foam dressing is designed to be less painful during dressing changes.

  • Comfortable: It is soft, comfortable and easy to use on difficult to dress wounds. Soft silicone Safetac layer does not stick to wound on removal, giving less pain to the patient.

  • Less Trauma: No skin stripping and wound bed adherence. Mepilex Dressing does not damage the newly formed granulation tissue.

  • Unique Sealing Action: Safetac soft silicone adhesive seals the wound margins, protecting against exudate leakage and maceration. Seals completely and instantly, easy to apply and re-apply if needed. Supports optimal moist wound healing conditions.


Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing FAQs

1. Are Mepilex border dressings waterproof?

Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing can remain in place for up to 7 days depending on drainage and wound condition. It is waterproof, viral, and bacterial proof with a multilayered wound pad construction to promote optimal moisture balance and fluid uptake.

2. Is Mepilex border breathable?

Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is breathable, yet showerproof backing film enables longer wear time and protects the wound by stopping bacteria and viruses.

3. Can you shower with Mepilex border?

The user may shower with your Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing. However, before getting into the shower, the user will need to ensure the edges around the dressing are secure by smoothing down the edges of the sauce.

4. Can you put Mepilex on an open wound?

You can use Mepilex Ag to manage low to moderately exuding wounds, such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, and partial thickness burns. And can be used under compression bandaging.

5. What type of dressing is Mepilex border?

Mepilex Border is a self-adherent, soft silicone foam dressing that minimizes trauma to the wound and pain to the patient during dressing changes. It helps in wounds like pressure injuries, leg and foot ulcers, skin tears, and surgical wounds.

6. What is Mepilex dressing made of?

Molnlycke Mepilex Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is an absorbent, atraumatic dressing made from polyurethane foam. The outer surface is bonded to a vapor-permeable polyurethane membrane, a barrier to liquid and microorganisms.

7. Is Mepilex medicated?

Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag is proven to minimize pain and skin damage at dressing changes. This medicated wound dressing is used where antimicrobial properties are indicated.

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Size

Item #Size (in cm)Wound Pad Size (in cm)
2952007.5 x 7.54.5 x 4.5
29530010 x 106.5 x 6.5
29540015 x 1511 x 11
29560015 x 2010.6 x 16
29580010 x 205 x 15
29590010 x 305 x 25

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Mark     05/20/2021

Is the gauze portion 4x4 or is the overall Meplix border bandage 4x4?

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Customer Care    05/25/2021

While the overall Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is 4 x 4 inches, the gauze portion is only 2.5 x 2.5 inches.

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Dedra     05/06/2020

Can this dressing adapt to wet and dry wounds 

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Customer care    05/07/2020

Dear customer, yes the Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing shall be helpful as per your requirement.

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Dedra     05/06/2020

Would this be able to debris a wound

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Customer care    05/07/2020

Dear customer, yes the Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing shall be helpful as per your requirement.

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Trish     07/20/2017

Can I take a shower with it on? If so, does it need to be replaced with a new one after showering?

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Customer Care    09/01/2017

Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is shower proof and you do not need to replace it with a new one after showering.

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Mervyn     12/12/2016

What is the pad size of the 4"x4"?

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Customer Care    09/01/2017

4" x 4" Mepilex Border Foam Dressing has 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" wound pad.

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Judy Dollarhide     07/11/2016

How many 4×4in mepilex foam bandages come in a pack? Item#295300

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Customer Care    09/01/2017

Thank you for contacting customer care service.

5 Mepilex Border Foam Bandages come in a Pack and 50 bandages in Case.

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jeanette smith     05/29/2016

How many Mepilex per box, and how many in a pack

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Customer Care    09/01/2017

Thank you for reaching out to us. All sizes are packaged differently. The PKG option on product page shows the packaging of options. for eg. The 3" x 3" (7.5cm x 7.5cm) comes in Each (1), 5/Pack (5) and 5/Pack, 14Pk/Case (70).

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Zina     09/05/2014

Is it waterproof?

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Customer Care    09/01/2017

Yes, Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is waterproof.

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Adriana     08/12/2014

What is the frequency of change?

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Customer Care    09/01/2017

Mepilex Border Wound Dressing can remain in place for up to 7 days depending on drainage and wound condition.

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Jeremiah     08/07/2014

How do I use it?

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Customer Care    08/07/2014

  • Clean the wound area.
  • Open the package by pulling.
  • Remove the release film.
  • Apply the adherent side to the wound. Do not stretch.

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