Molnlycke Mepilex Border Lite Self Adherent Foam Dressing

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Lite Self Adherent Foam Dressing

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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Lite Self Adherent Foam Dressing is a thin all-in-one foam dressing with Safetac technology designed to create an optimal healing environment for low exuding acute or chronic wounds such as diabetic wounds or post operative wounds. Mepilex Border Lite with Safetac technology minimizes patient pain and wound or skin damage at dressing changes.

Why choose Molnlycke Mepilex Lite Foam Dressing?

  • Minimizes pain and trauma at dressing changes
  • No secondary fixation needed
  • Self-adherent Mepilex Patch
  • Shower proof
  • Can be used under compression bandages
  • Promotes patient comfort
  • Thin and very comfortable to wear
  • Can be lifted and adjusted without losing its adherent properties

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Item # Desc Pkg Price
281000 1.6" x 2" Each
281000 1.6" x 2" 10/Pack
281000 1.6" x 2" 10/Pack, 7Pk/Case
281100 2" x 5" Each
281100 2" x 5" 5/Pack
281100 2" x 5" 5/Pack, 13Pk/Case
581200 3" x 3" Each
581200 3" x 3" 5/Pack
581200 3" x 3" 5/Pack, 14Pk/Case
581500 6" x 6" Each
581500 6" x 6" 5/Pack
581500 6" x 6" 5/Pack, 10Pk/Case

How is Mepilex Border Foam Dressing Designed?

Mepilex Border Lite Features


Features of Mepilex Border Lite Foam Dressings

  • Molnlycke Mepilex Border Lite Self Adherent Foam Dressing minimizes the risk of maceration as it absorbs the exudate and prevents it from leaking out.
  • It can be used as a dressing for a range of low to moderate exuding wounds
  • Mepilex Dressing can remain in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound
  • Safetac Technology minimizes the potential for skin damage, irritation, or allergy
  • A conformable and gentle alternative to other thin adhesive bordered dressings
  • Thin and conformable mepilex patch to dress wounds on feet and toes, hands and fingers
  • Mepilex Border Lite is shower-proof with a film backing providing a barrier to viruses and bacteria
  • Moistureproof and bacteria proof
  • Multi-layered construction to optimize fluid handling and prevent leakage
  • Maintains skin integrity

Mepilex Safetac Technology:

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Dressings using Safetac technology are atraumatic both during wear and on removal. These dressings minimize trauma to the wound and the surrounding skin. Safetac technology also helps prevent maceration by sealing around the margin of the wound to protect the peri-wound skin.

Safetac Technology


When to use Mepilex Border Lite Dressing?

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Lite Dressing can be used in the case of

  • Granulating Wounds
  • Lower Extremity Ulcer
  • Primary Wound Protection
  • Non to low exuding wounds
  • Leg and foot ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Traumatic wounds (e.g., abrasions, cuts, finger injuries, blisters, and skin tears)
  • Protection of compromised and/or fragile skin


What to buy with Molnlycke Mepilex Border Dressing


How to apply Mepilex Border Lite Dressing?

  1. Clean the wound area gently.
  2. Dry the surrounding skin thoroughly.
  3. It is not necessary to use skin barrier products.
  4. Cut Mepilex Foam Dressing to the desired size if required
  5. Remove the first release film.
  6. Apply the adherent side to the wound. Do not stretch.
  7. Remove the second release film. Smooth down border

How Often to Change Mepilex Border Lite Dressing?

  • Mepilex Border Lite Foam dressing can stay in place for up to 7 days. Consider changing the dressing if it gets soiled or damaged. Also, the wound condition must be evaluated for dressing change frequency.
  • Note: In case of clinical signs of infection the use of Mepilex Border Lite may be continued if proper infection treatment is initiated.

Precautions to take while using Mepilex Border Lite Foam Dressings

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


  • Can be used in the presence of clinical infection if appropriate antimicrobial therapy is also provided. 
  • There may be an apparent increase in wound size during the first days of treatment due to the moist healing environment. 
  • Increase in size at first is normal and expected.


Mepilex Border Lite Foam Dressing Specification

Item # Size (in cm) Wound Pad Size (in cm)
281000 4 x 5 2 x 3
281100 5 x 12.5 2.5 x 8.5
281200 7.5 x 7.5 4.5 x 5.5
281300 10 x 10 6.5 x 6.5
281500 15 x 15 11 x 11


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