Molnlycke Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing

Item # Desc Pkg Price
284090 2.4" x 3.4" (6cm x 8.5cm) $0.18
284090 2.4" x 3.4" (6cm x 8.5cm) $0.90
284090 2.4" x 3.4" (6cm x 8.5cm) $12.50
284190 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) $0.20
284190 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) $0.99
284190 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) $9.91
284390 6" x 6" (15cm x 15cm) $0.40
284390 6" x 6" (15cm x 15cm) $2.00
284390 6" x 6" (15cm x 15cm) $19.50
284599 8" X 20" (20cm x 50cm) $1.35
284599 8" X 20" (20cm x 50cm) $6.00
284599 8" X 20" (20cm x 50cm) $35.50

Molnlycke Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing is designed for treating low exuding acute and chronic wounds. It has gentle adherence with better stay-on-ability and provides excellent patient comfort. The patented Safetac technology minimizes pain and tissue damage at dressing change.

Why choose Mepilex Lite Foam Dressing?

  • Very soft and conformable
  • Minimizes the risk of maceration
  • Can be cut to fit different wound shapes
  • Can be used under compression bandages
  • Waterproof

Molnlycke Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing Features

  • Thin design with a low profile
  • Conforms well to different body contours
  • Provides a moist wound healing environment
  • Gently adheres to the intact skin, but not to the moist wound surfaces
  • Can be cut to fit difficult-to-dress locations like armpits or under the breast
  • Does not damage newly formed granulation tissue and peri-wound area
  • Mepilex dressing can be lifted and positioned without losing the adherent properties
  • Stays in place and allows for easy application of compression or retention bandages
  • Reduces the severity of skin reactions from radiotherapy treatment
  • Can remain in place for up to 7 days depending on the wound condition
  • Low potential for skin allergy or irritation

Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing

When to use Mepilex Lite Dressing?

Mepilex Lite foam dressing can be used for the following conditions:
  • Non to low exuding wounds
  • Leg and foot ulcers
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Diabetic wounds
  • Traumatic wounds like skin tears and secondary healing wounds
  • Radiation skin reactions
  • Partial thickness burns
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa
  • Peristomal irritation
  • Protection of compromised or fragile skin
  • For use under compression and in conjunction with hydrogels

Mepilex Lite Safetac Technology

Soft silicone of Safetac technology easily conforms to the uneven skin surface, while other adhesives stick only to the top of the skin surface. This minimizes pain to patients and trauma to wounds. It seals the wound margins to prevent the exudate leakage onto the surrounding skin, thereby minimizing the risk of maceration. Mepilex Lite with Safetac technology also ensures atraumatic dressing changes.

What to buy with Mepilex Lite


How to use Mepilex Lite Foam Wound Dressing?

  1. Clean the wound in accordance with normal procedures. Dry the surrounding skin thoroughly. Cut Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing for customization, if required. Remove the larger release film.
  2. Apply the adherent side to the wound. Mepilex Lite should overlap the dry surrounding skin by 2 cm. Remove the shorter release film and mold the dressing in place. Do not stretch the dressing.
  3. Secure the dressing with a bandage or other fixation, such as Mepitac or Tubifast.

  4. Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing

Precautions to take while using Molnlycke Mepilex Foam Dressing

  • Mepilex Lite dressing should not be used with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide
  • It should be stored in dry conditions below 35 degrees C (95 degrees F) and be protected from direct sunlight
  • In case of signs of clinical infection, consult a healthcare professional for adequate infection treatment
  • Do not use if inner package is damaged. Sterility is guaranteed if inner package is intact. Do not re-sterilize

Molnlycke Mepilex Lite User Guide

Molnlycke Healthcare Mepilex Lite Thin Foam Dressing FAQ's

How do you remove Mepilex Lite?

Lift one corner and peel back the dressing along the surface of the dressing (roll it off).

Is Mepilex Lite shower proof?

No, because the edges are not sealed. However, the backing film is waterproof.

Can Mepilex Lite be used on dry wounds?

Yes, depending on the condition of the wound bed. It should then be used in combination with a gel.

Will Mepilex Lite cause any wound maceration?

Because the Safetac layer seals around the wound, forcing the exudate to pass into the dressing and preventing the exudate from leaking onto the surrounding skin, Mepilex Lite reduces the risk of maceration. However, if Mepilex Lite is applied to a wound with a high exudate level for an extended period of time, maceration may occur.

How should Mepilex Lite be stored?

Mepilex Lite should be stored in dry conditions below 95°F (35°C).

Mepilex Lite Thin Dressing Reviews


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Aishly     03/08/2017

Why does Mepilex Lite has a wrinkled film backing?


Customer Care    03/08/2017

The film backing of Mepilex Lite is intentionally wrinkled to increase both flexibility and evaporation area.



Sid     03/08/2017

Is wound pH influenced by Mepilex Lite?


Customer Care    03/08/2017

Mepilex Lite is neutral and is assumed not to change the pH of the wound.



Elle     03/08/2017

What if Mepilex Lite is stored above 95 degree F?


Customer Care    03/08/2017

Mepilex Lite becomes slightly yellow after a while. The discoloration will not affect the dressing properties.



Jia     03/08/2017

Is there any sensitizing compound present in Mepilex Lite?


Customer Care    03/08/2017

Silicone used in Mepilex Lite is chemically inert and adverse effects are very rare.



mary ann     03/22/2016

I have a couple of Mepilex 3/3.   Do not see them listed.
Does Medicare cover the cost?


Customer Care    03/23/2016

The 3" x 3" size is not available. Unfortunately we do not deal directly with insurance companies. Our customers will purchase products then submit the paid invoice to their insurance company for reimbursement. We strongly advise checking with your insurance company first to make sure they will reimburse your purchase.


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What is HPFY’s return policy?

Customer satisfaction is our top priority. We stand behind our products. If the merchandise you received is defective or not what you expected it to be, and you wish to return the item, please submit a return request in the My Account section of our website, contact our Customer Service department at (866) 316-0162 / (203) 616-2850 or email us.

  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.

We reserve the right to make adjustments due to errors, changing market conditions, product discontinuation or typographical errors in advertisements. Images on the site may not always reflect the actual product. Footrests or leg-rests are not included with wheelchairs unless specified.

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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