Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Adhesive Silver Dressing
Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Adhesive Silver Dressing

Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Adhesive Silver Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW
  • FSA Approved

Smith & Nephew Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Silicone Gel Adhesive Silver Wound Dressing features triple action technology that absorbs, retains, and transpires exudate to provide optimal fluid management. It provides an optimal moist wound environment for the promotion of faster closure while the gentle adhesive allows for less painful dressing changes. 

Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Silicone Gel Highlights

  • Rapid and sustained antibacterial action 
  • Optimal exudate management 
  • Unique two-in-one solution for exuding chronic wounds 
  • Minimizes pain to the patient 
  • Minimize trauma to the wound at dressing change

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
66800452 3" x 3" Each $0.39
66800452 3" x 3" 10/Pack $2.82
66800452 3" x 3" 10/Pack, 4Pk/Case $10.99
66800453 5" x 5" Each $0.89
66800453 5" x 5" 10/Pack $5.94
66800453 5" x 5" 10/Pack, 4Pk/Case $22.57

Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Silver Dressing Features

  • Allevyn silver protection: Sustained antibacterial activity for 7 days 
  • Enhanced performance: Triple-action technology absorbs, retains, and transpires exudate to provide optimal fluid management. 
  • Maintains optimal moisture balance: Provides an optimal moist wound environment for the promotion of faster closure 
  • Comes off lightly: Gentle adhesive allows for less painful dressing changes 
  • Goes on tightly: Stays in place for up to 7 days 
  • Long wear time

When to Use Allevyn Adhesive Silver Dressing?

  • Use in exuding partial and full thickness wounds including decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, first and second-degree burns and donor sites 
  • Allevyn foam dressing is used over debrided and partial thickness wounds 
  • Suitable for use on fragile skin 
  • Foam dressing Allevyn is used in conjunction with a hydrogel dressing, such as INTRASITE Gel for necrotic or sloughy wounds

How to Use Allevyn Ag Gentle Border Silver Dressing?

  • Where required, cleanse the wound in accordance with normal procedures. 
  • Select appropriate dressing size. 
  • Prepare the skin surrounding the wound by removing excess moisture. Any excess hair should be clipped to ensure close approximation to the wound. 
  • Start to remove the protector material from ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border and anchor the dressing. 
  • Smooth the allevyn dressing over the wound, removing the remaining protector material and ensure that the dressing is adhered all around the wound. 
  • ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border can be cut, especially to dress heels, elbows and other awkward areas. Always use aseptic technique when cutting the dressing.

Precautions while using Allevyn Foam Dressing

  • For external use only.
  • Not compatible with oxidizing agents (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing.
  • Allevyn Ag Gentle Border dressing is not intended to provide treatment for infected wounds.
  • May be used on infected wounds being managed in accordance with institutional clinical protocols for infection abatement as an adjunct to the standard treatment regimen to provide a barrier to bacterial penetration.
  • May not be compatible with topical antimicrobials.
  • If reddening or sensitization occurs discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional.
  • Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements e.g. EEG and ECG.
  • When allevyn adhesive foam dressing is used on a patient during MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination some warming may be experienced.
  • Not compatible with oil-based products such as petrolatum.
  • Allevyn Ag Gentle Border is not suitable for use alone on cavity wounds but may be used over cavity wounds as a secondary dressing.
  • As with all products containing silver sulfadiazine the following precautions should be noted, especially when covering a large surface area with the dressing.
  • Use caution in patients with significant hepatic or renal impairment.
  • Use caution in individuals known to have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
  • Effects of systemically administered drugs may be altered.
  • This can especially apply to oral hypoglycaemic agents and to phenytoin.
  • In the case of these drugs, it is recommended that blood levels should be monitored as their effect can be potentiated.

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