Alginate Dressing - Melgisorb® Plus

Highly absorbent calcium alginate dressing

Melgisorb® Plus is a soft, sterile Calcium Sodium Alginate dressing that absorbs exudate and quickly turns in to a gel to provide a moist environment for wound healing to take place.

High integrity and high gel blocking properties

Promotes a moist wound environment conducive to wound healing

Minimizes the risk of maceration

Enhances wet/dry tensile strength for ease of application and removal

Cost-effective

Increased absorption capacity

INDICATIONS FOR USE:

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

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous and arterial ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Donor sites
  • Post operative wounds
  • Dermal lesions
  • Traumatic wounds

Configurations available for both flat and cavity wounds.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

  1. Select a size of Melgisorb® Plus that is slightly larger than the wound. Open the package by pulling. Cleanse wound area and dry surrounding skin.
  2. Apply a dry Melgisorb® Plus product to the moist wound bed.
    Shallow wounds: Choose the correct size of flat dressing to be able to cover the entire wound.
  3. Deep wounds and cavities: Cut the appropriate length of the cavity dressing and pack loosely into the wound.
  4. Cover and secure Melgisorb® Plus with an appropriate secondary dressing such as Mepliex® Border. Compression therapy may be used in conjunction with Melgisorb® Plus.

Melgisorb Plus Instructions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • Melgisorb® Plus is not indicated for dry wounds, third degree burns or surgical implantations.

PRECAUTIONS:

  • If infection is suspected, follow local routines given by health care professionals.
  • If reused performance of the product may deteriorate, cross-contamination may occur.
Product no Size cm Pcs/box Pcs/case
252000 5 x 5 10 100
252200 10 x 10 10 100
252500 10 x 20 10 100
253500 3 x 4.5 5 50

Melgisorb® Plus is packaged sterile packs.

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