Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape

Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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  • FSA Approved
  • Latex Free

Molnlycke Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape is a secure and gentle fixation tape with Safetac technology. It proves to be an ideal solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin. The unique Safetac adhesive interface assures that Mepitac Silicone Tape can be changed without pain or damage to the skin. The Mepitac Tape is made of a soft silicone contact layer and knitted fabric. Silicone being inert, does not interact chemically with the wound. It does not cause any effect upon the cells responsible for the healing process.

Why choose Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape?

  • High conformity
  • Easy application and removal
  • Leaves no residue upon removal
  • Moisture proof
  • Easy to cut
  • Breathable polyurethane film

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Molnlycke Mepitac Silicone Tape Features

  • Minimizes pain and skin damage during dressing changes
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Can be used for several days
  • Easy for repositioning
  • Well suited for use under compression bandage
  • Leaves no residue on the skin at removal
  • Lower risks of skin irritation and allergy
  • Soft silicone layer does not penetrate the skin or scar
  • Flows over the uneven surface to create a large effective contact area over the surface, skin or scar
  • Conforms well to body contours
  • Waterproof tape

Why use Molnlycke Silicone Tape?

  • Used in neonatal hospital unit as it is an ideal tape solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin
  • For fixation of medical devices such as drains, tubes, probes, IV cannulae, electrodes and dressings
  • Can also be found in the dialysis center because it can be lifted and re-applied making it an ideal tape for areas that need to be inspected and re-positioned
  • Offers gentle skin protection when used under tubes or other medical devices

When to use Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape?

  • Ideal for allergies, sensitive or fragile skin and skin conditions like eczema dermatitis
  • Suitable for repeated application and removal of tape over the same area
  • For neonates, wound, ostomy and dialysis applications
  • For fixation of medical devices such as wound dressings, probes, tubes, and drains
  • Offers gentle skin protection when used under devices such as nasal cannulae

Mepitac Safetac Technology:

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Mepitac Tape with Safetac is atraumatic both during use and upon removal. It provides a major development in minimizing patient pain and trauma to the skin. The soft silicone layer provides secure fixation but does not cause epidermal stripping or pain on removal.
 

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How To use Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape?

  • Ensure skin is clean and dry and free from any topical preparations.
  • Cut a piece of required length from the Mepitac Silicone Tape roll.
  • Remove the protective release film before the fabric is gently pressed into position.
  • Apply without stretching.
  • If inspection or repositioning is required, lift and reapply Mepitac.
  • Mepitac can hold medical devices in close proximity to the skin by taping it down onto the body surface.
  • Alternatively, the device can be encircled with a piece of Mepitac, the ends of which are then attached to the skin.

When to change Mepitac Tape?

  • Mepitac Soft Silicone Tape can often be left in place for several days
  • Remove and reapply Mepitac as necessary, when inspection or repositioning is needed

Precautions to take while using Molnlycke Tape:

  • The adhesion of Mepitac Tape may decrease when used in a humid condition such as incubators
  • Adhesion may also decrease when used on patients who have fever or perspire a lot
  • It is not intended for fixation of life supporting devices
  • Not for use on arterial catheters or cannulae

 

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