Molnlycke Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Absorbent Foam Dressing with Safetac
Molnlycke Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Absorbent Foam Dressing with Safetac

Molnlycke Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Absorbent Foam Dressing with Safetac

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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  • FSA Approved

Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Dressing with Safetac is appropriate for medium exuding chronic or acute wounds like venous leg ulcers or burns. Mepilex Ag is indicated to help reduce bioburden in infected wounds and to act as an antimicrobial barrier in wounds at high risk of infection or re-infection. Mepilex silver foam dressing is clinically tested to heal burns faster and with less pain.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
287100 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 4" Each $16.99 $11.19
287100 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 4" 5/Pack $90.85 $56.99
287100 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 4" 5/Pack, 14Pk/Case $1050.60 $789.90
287090 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 5" Each $29.99 $19.19
287090 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 5" 5/Pack $106.17 $75.99
287200 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 8" Each $34.99 $22.79
287200 Mepilex Ag; 4" x 8" 5/Pack $200.65 $126.99
287200 Mepilex Ag, 4" x 8" 5/Pack, 9Pk/Case $1356.60 $999.90
287300 Mepilex Ag, 6" x 6" Each $38.99 $24.99
287300 Mepilex Ag, 6" x 6" 5/Pack $225.60 $139.90
287300 Mepilex Ag, 6" x 6" 5/Pack, 5Pk/Case $950.60 $649.90
287400 Mepilex Ag, 8" x 8" Each $75.99 $50.59
287400 Mepilex Ag, 8" x 8" 5/Pack $350.60 $219.90
287400 Mepilex Ag, 8" x 8" 5/Pack, 4Pk/Case $1089.90 $779.90
287500 Mepilex Ag, 8" X 20" 2/Pack $556.09 $215.99

Benefits of Mepilex Ag:


  • Minimizes pain and skin damage at dressing changes
  • Rapid and sustained antimicrobial activity.
  • Gentle adherence, conformable and soft
  • Promotes patient comfort during wear
  • Stays in place allowing easy application of compression or retention bandages
  • Well suited for use under compression bandages
  • May be adjusted without losing its adherent properties
  • Low potential for skin irritation and allergy
  • May be cut to suit various wound shapes and difficult-to-dress locations
  • May remain in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound


Features of Mepilex Ag Wound Dressing

  • Rapid sustained release Of ionic silver
    • Provides optimal. antimicrobial activity
    • Effective against a wide range of organisms including MRSA, VRE and Pseudomonas
  • Proprietary foam technology
    • High-performance exudate management
    • Soft and conformable Film backing
  • Moisture vapor permeable
    • Bacterial and viral barrier
    • Maintains a moist wound environment
    • Prevents strike-through
  • Safetac layer
    • Protects toe wound and peri-wound area
    • Reduces the risk or maceration
    • Promotes undisturbed wound healing
    • Minimizes trauma and pain at dressing change


Mepilex dressing with Safetac can be used on

  • Moderately exuding wounds
  • Leg and foot ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Under compression
  • Graft and donor sites
  • Traumatic wounds (e.g., skin tears and secondary healing wounds)


How Does Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Dressing Work?

  • Mepilex silver dressing is a soft and highly conformable antimicrobial foam dressing that absorbs exudate and maintains a moist wound environment
  • The Safetac technology layer seals the wound edges, preventing the exudate from leaking onto the surrounding skin, thus minimizing the risk of maceration.
  • The Safetac technology layer ensures that the dressing can be changed without damaging the wound or surrounding skin or exposing the patient to additional pain.
  • Mepilex Ag antimicrobial dressing starts to inactivate wound related pathogens within 30 minutes with sustained effect up to 7 days.
  • By reducing the number of microorganisms, Mepilex Ag may also reduce odor.


Safetac technology


It is a patented adhesive technology that minimizes pain to patients and trauma to wounds. The Safetac layer is extremely soft and moulds to the uneven surface of the skin to create a large effective contact area. On dressing removal, Safetac distributes the peel force over a large area of the skin under the dressing. The benefit of this is that skin stripping is minimized, the skin barrier preserved and pain minimized at removal.


 
Skin stripping may occur with traditional adhesive   Minimal skin stripping
with Safetac technology

How to apply Mepilex Ag dressing?

 

1. Clean the wound area. Cut for customization, if desired. Remove the larger release film.

   
 2. Mepilex Ag should overlap the wound bed by at least 2 cm onto the surrounding skin. Apply the adherent side to the wound. Remove the shorter release film and mold the dressing in place. Do not stretch.
   
 3. Hold Mepilex Ag securely in place with a light bandage or other dressing retention method  (e.g., Tubigrip, Tubifast, etc.)


Precautions while using Mepilex Ag foam dressing

  • Do not use in patients with a known sensitivity to silver.
  • Do not use Mepilex Ag during radiation treatment or examinations e.g., X-ray, ultrasound or diathermy.
  • Do not use Mepilex Ag with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide.

Mepilex Ag Antimicrobial Dressing Specifications:

Product Code

SizePcs/BoxPcs/Case

287100

4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)570

287090

4" x 5" (10 x 12 cm)570

287200

4" x 8" (10 x 20 cm)545

287300

6" x 6" (15 x 15 cm)525

287400

8" x 8" (20 x 20 cm)520

287500

8" x 20" (20 x 50 cm)210

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Questions & Answers


 
 
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I have a question about product #287100, which is Mepilex 4x4 absorbent foam dressing.  For $56.99, it states you can get a 5 pack.  Is this just 1 pack of 5 dressings?


Meghan - 2/1/2016 8:48:00 PM
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Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, It comes in 5/pack that means 5 dressings per pack.
Customer Care - 2/2/2016 12:46:44 AM
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