Allevyn Ag Gentle Adhesive Silver Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW

Allevyn Ag Gentle Adhesive Silver Dressing provides an optimal moist wound environment for the promotion of faster closure. The proven triple-action technology absorbs, retains and transpires for optimal exudate management. This allevyn dressing features rapid and sustained antibacterial action. Allevyn Ag dressing offers an easier application with secondary retention and minimal pain on removal.

Allevyn Ag Gentle Silver Dressing Highlights

  • Easier application silver protection 
  • Maintains optimal moisture balance 
  • Easy to apply and remove

Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Dressing Features

  • Easier application with secondary retention and minimal pain on removal 
  • Rapid and sustained antibacterial action 
  • Optimal exudate management 
  • Allevyn silver protection: Sustained antibacterial activity for 7 days 
  • Enhanced performance: Triple-action technology absorbs, retains, and transpires exudate to provide optimal fluid management 
  • Maintains optimal moisture balance: Provides an optimal moist wound environment for the promotion of faster closure 
  • Comes off lightly: Gentle adhesive allows for less painful dressing changes 
  • Goes on tightly: Stays in place for up to 7 days 
  • Cost-effective: Long wear time = fewer dressing changes

When to Use Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Dressing?

  • Exuding partial and full thickness wounds
  • Decubitus ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • First and second-degree burns
  • Donor sites
  • Over debrided and partial thickness wounds
  • Used in conjunction with a hydrogel dressing, such as intrasite gel for necrotic or sloughy woundsSuitable for use on fragile skin

How to Use Allevyn Ag Silver Wound Dressing?

  • Where required, cleanse the wound in accordance with normal procedures
  • Select appropriate dressing size
  • Prepare and clean the skin surrounding the wound area by removing excess moisture - Any excess hair should be clipped to ensure close approximation to the wound 
  • Using aseptic technique remove the protector material from Allevyn Ag Gentle and apply the adherent side to the wound ensuring good contact all the way around and secure with a dressing retention sheet e.g. Opsite Flexifix, tape or bandage
  • Allevyn Ag Gentle can be cut to fit awkward areas - Always use aseptic technique when cutting the dressing 
  • Allevyn Ag Gentle can be lifted and repositioned on the application without losing its adherent properties 
  • Allevyn Ag Gentle can be used in combination with other methods of treatment e.g. compression therapy, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. - When used under compression the dressing must be cut to the size of the wound without overlapping on to surrounding skin and care taken to ensure that the dressing adheres in position before compression bandages are applied

Precautions While Using Allevyn Ag Dressing

  • For external use only
  • Allevyn wound dressing is not compatible with oxidizing agents (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing
  • Not intended to provide treatment for infected wounds
  • May be used on infected wounds being managed in accordance with institutional clinical protocols for infection abatement as an adjunct to the standard treatment regimen to provide a barrier to bacterial penetration
  • May not be compatible with topical antimicrobials
  • Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements e.g. EEG and ECG
  • When it is used on a patient during MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination some warming may be experienced
  • Not compatible with oil-based products such as petrolatum
  • Not suitable for use alone on cavity wounds but may be used over cavity wounds as a secondary dressing
  • As with all products containing silver sulfadiazine the following precautions should be noted, especially when covering a large surface area with the dressing
  • Use caution in patients with significant hepatic or renal impairment
  • Use caution in individuals known to have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Effects of systemically administered drugs may be altered
  • This can especially apply to oral hypoglycaemic agents and to phenytoin
  • In the case of these drugs, it is recommended that blood levels should be monitored as their effect can be potentiated
  • When used under compression dressing could become dislodged if the limb experiences a rapid reduction in oedema

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