Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing
Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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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.

Mepilex Border Dressing Highlights:

  • Soft and conformable dressing
  • 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

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Item #DescPkgPrice 
295200 3" x 3" Each $7.35 $4.07
295200 3" x 3" 5/Pack $26.99 $19.27
295200 3" x 3" 5/Pack, 14Pk/Case $350.65 $259.99
295300 4" x 4" Each $10.65 $4.99
295300 4" x 4" 5/Pack $38.60 $25.49
295300 4" x 4" 5/Pack, 10Pk/Case $371.40 $253.88
295400 6" x 6" Each $16.85 $9.99
295400 6" x 6" 5/Pack $58.85 $42.99
295600 6" x 8" Each $15.28 $10.99
295600 6" x 8" 5/Pack $70.65 $46.91
295600 6" x 8" 5/Pack, 10Pk/Case $580.65 $458.99
295800 4" x 8", Post Op Each $13.76 $11.99
295800 4" x 8", Post Op 5/Pack $53.02 $46.91
295800 4" x 8", Post Op 5/Pack, 7Pk/Case $385.60 $299.99
295900 4" x 12", Post Op 5/Pack $70.60 $47.99
295900 4" x 12", Post Op 5/Pack, 5Pk/Case $300.65 $235.49

What is Mepilex Border Foam Dressing?

Features of Mepilex Border:

  • 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 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

Working of Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing:

Working of Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing

  • 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.

What is Mepilex Border used for?

  • 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

Instructions for using Mepilex Border Dressing

  • Gently cleanse the wound, dry surrounding skin.
  • 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:
  • 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.

Frequency of Change:
  • Interval between changes will be determined by the amount of exudate produced by the wound.
  • The 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 Border Self-Adherent Foam 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 Specifications

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

Customer Reviews

Questions & Answers


 
 
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Can I take a shower with it on? If so, does it need to be replaced with a new one after showering?
Trish - 7/20/2017 5:44:30 AM
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Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is shower proof and you do not need to replace it with a new one after showering.
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 2:40:24 AM
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What is the pad size of the 4"x4"?
Mervyn - 12/12/2016 11:33:47 AM
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4" x 4" Mepilex Border Foam Dressing has 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" wound pad.
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 2:55:02 AM
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How many 4×4in mepilex foam bandages come in a pack? Item#295300
Judy Dollarhide - 7/11/2016 5:14:11 AM
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Thank you for contacting customer care service.
5 Mepilex Border Foam Bandages come in a Pack and 50 bandages in Case.
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 3:04:21 AM
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How many Mepilex per box, and how many in a pack
jeanette smith - 5/29/2016 4:13:30 PM
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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).
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 3:05:52 AM
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Is it waterproof?
Zina - 9/5/2014 7:21:12 AM
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Yes, Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is waterproof.
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 3:06:36 AM
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What is the frequency of change?
Adriana - 8/12/2014 12:26:13 AM
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Mepilex Border Wound Dressing can remain in place for up to 7 days depending on drainage and wound condition.
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 3:08:17 AM
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How do I use it?
Jeremiah - 8/7/2014 12:19:44 AM
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  • Clean the wound area.
  • Open the package by pulling.
  • Remove the release film.
  • Apply the adherent side to the wound. Do not stretch.
Customer Care - 8/7/2014 11:34:38 PM
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When do I use it?
Molly - 7/21/2014 1:28:22 AM
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Mepilex Border Self-Adherent Foam Dressing is designed for a wide range of moderate to highly exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg and foot ulcers and traumatic wounds (e.g., skin tears, road rash and minor injuries).
Customer Care - 9/1/2017 3:09:05 AM
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