Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing

Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing

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Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing is non-sensitizing and is intended for a wide range of wounds, both infected and non-infected. They are composed of calcium sodium alginate fibers. It is available as flat nonwoven dressings and flat rope. It is a sterile dressing that absorbs exudate and quickly turns into a gel to provide a moist environment for wound healing to take place.

4 Reasons to buy Melgisorb Plus Wound Dressings:

  • Non-adherent to the wound site or surrounding skin
  • High wet strength to allow removal in one piece
  • Promotes a moist wound environment conducive to wound healing
  • Minimize the risk of maceration


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Item # Desc Pkg Price
252000 2" x 2" (5cm x 5cm) Each
252000 2" x 2" (5cm x 5cm) 10/Pack
252000 2" x 2" (5cm x 5cm) 100/Case
252200 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) Each
252200 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 10/Pack
252200 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 100/Case
252500 4" x 8" (10cm x 20cm) Each
252500 4" x 8" (10cm x 20cm) 10/Pack
252500 4" x 8" (10cm x 20cm) 100/Case
253500 12.5", (32cm) Rope Each
253500 12.5", (32cm) Rope 5/Pack
253500 12.5", (32cm) Rope 50/Case

Molnlycke Melgisorb Absorbent Alginate Dressings Features

  • Absorbs large amounts of wound exudate. When absorbing, the alginate fibers form a soft moist gel, giving a moist environment conducive to wound healing.
  • The gel can easily be removed by irrigating with 0.9% saline.
  • Soft and pliable and conformable and can be cut to shape.
  • Does not adhere to wound bed and provides minimal pain upon dressing removal
  • Excellent absorption to manage high levels of exudate
  • Retains fluids to limit maceration of the wound
  • These alginate dressing is conformable to the body
  • High integrity and high gel blocking properties
  • Enhanced wet/dry tensile strength for ease of application and removal
  • Cost-effective: Optimized dressing with the increased absorption capacity

Melgisorb Plus Dressing Data Sheet


What to buy with Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Dressings?


When to use Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Alginate Dressings?

Melgisorb Plus is intended for a wide range of moderately to heavily exuding wounds, both infected and noninfected, such as:

  • Pressure sores.
  • Venous and arterial ulcers.
  • Diabetic ulcers.
  • Donor sites.
  • Postoperative wounds.
  • Dermal lesions and other external wounds inflicted by trauma.

Melgisorb Plus is not indicated for dry wounds, third-degree burns, or surgical implantation. If an infection is suspected, follow local healthcare professionals' local routines.



How to use Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Calcium Alginate Dressings?



Melgisorb Plus AG Dressing 1. Select a size of Melgisorb Plus that is slightly larger than the wound. Open the package by pulling.
Melgisorb Plus AG Calcium Dressing 2. Apply a dry Melgisorb dressing to the moist wound bed. Shallow wounds: Chose the correct size of flat dressing to be able to cover the entire wound
Melgisorb Plus AG Wound Dressing 3. Deep wounds and cavities: Cut the appropriate length of the cavity dressing and pack the wound loosely
Melgisorb Plus AG Calcium Wound Dressing 4. Cover and secure Melgisorb Plus with an appropriate secondary dressing. Compression therapy may be used in conjunction with Melgisorb Plus.


Dressing change and removal:


  • Change Melgisorb Plus dressing when saturation is reached. Melgisorb Plus can be left in place for several days depending on wound condition or as indicated by clinical practice.
  • Remove the secondary dressing and discard it in an appropriate way
  • Remove Melgisorb Plus by gently cleansing/flushing with 0.9% saline or appropriate solution. Any non-gelled Melgisorb Plus will moisten in contact with the saline. Dispose of soiled dressing per institution policy. Melgisorb Plus is sterile. Do not use if an inner package is damaged or opened before use. Do not re-sterilize.


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