Iodine Dressings

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Features of Cadexomer Iodine Dressings

  • Cadexomer base absorbs exudate and forms a gel
  • Provide a gradual release of iodine into the wound
  • Have an antimicrobial effect
  • Conform to the wound bed
  • Promote a moist wound healing environment
  • Reduce the pH of the wound
  • Help in removing slough
  • Effective against a variety of microorganisms

When to use Iodine Wound Dressings?

  • Low to heavily exuding wounds
  • Infected wounds

Contraindications of Iodine Dressings

  • People with iodine sensitivities
  • People with thyroid disease
  • Pregnant or lactating women