Superabsorbent dressings – Mextra® Superabsorbent

Perfect precision delivers optimal performance that means extra confidence for you and your patients

Mextra® Superabsorbent’s unique 4 layer construction (see image) works in a precise sequence to deliver optimal performance. At its core is the absorbent layer that comprises the optimal amounts of fibres and superabsorbent particles that bring about outstanding absorption and retention. The absorbent layer does not become bulky or disintegrate upon exudate absorption. The dressing remains dry and comfortable for the patient.

Excellent absorption and retention

Maintains integrity and is not bulky

Outer layer remains dry

Provides comfort for patients

Has protease modulating activities*

How to use Mextra® Superabsorbent

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By precisely combining the four different layers of the unique construction, Mextra® Superabsorbent delivers its optimal absorption, retention and breathability performance you and your patients need.

1. Fluid Acquisition

A hydrophilic wound contact layer transmits fluid upwards.

2. Distributing and directing

Distruibution layer with rapid fluid uptake distributes evenly upwards into the absorbent layer.

3. Maximum absorption & retention

At its core is the absorbent layer that comprises the optimal amounts of cotton fibres, bonding fibres and superabsorbent particles that bring about outstanding absorption and retention.

 

4. Protection and comfort

The fluid repellent backing layer minimises fluid strike through – and its vapour permeable qualities improve exudate management.

Areas of use

Mextra Superabsorbent absorbs wound exudate through the wound contact layer, retains the exudate within the core and minimises the risk for maceration. The fluid-repellent nonwoven backing acts as a barrier and prevents exudate strike-through.

Mextra Superabsorbent is intended for use on moderately to heavily exuding wounds

Indications for use:

Mextra® Superabsorbent is intended for use on moderately to highly exuding wounds

Directions for use:

  1. Apply Mextra® Superabsorbent directly on the wound area with the white side of the dressing onto the wound. Mepitel® or Mepitel® One can also be used in conjunction with Mextra® Superabsorbent.
  2. Secure Mextra® Superabsorbent with a suitable bandage such as Tubifast® bandage or a fixation tape. It can also be used under a compression bandage where appropriate.

Mextra Superabsorbent Instructions

Precautions:

  • In case of clinical signs of infection, consult a health care professional for adequate treatment.
  • Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to the dressing or its components.
  • Sterile. Do not use if inner package is damaged or opened prior to use. Do not re-sterilize.
  • Do not reuse. If reused performance of the product may deteriorate, cross contamination may occur.
  • Do not use after expiry date. If the product is used after the expiry date product properties cannot be ensured.
  • Do not use Mextra® Superabsorbent in cavities.
  • Do not cut the Mextra® Superabsorbent dressing
Product no Size cm Pcs/box Pcs/case
610000 10 x 10 10 50
610100 10 x 15 10 40
610200 10 x 20 10 90
610300 15 x 20 10 40
610400 20 x 25 10 40
610500 20 x 30 10 50

Mextra® Superabsorbent is packaged sterile in single packs

Easy application
  1. Cleanse the wound in accordance with normal procedures.
  2. Apply Mextra Superabsorbent directly on the wound area with the white side of the dressing onto the wound. For best result, the pad should overlap the dry surrounding skin by at least 2 cm.
  3. Secure the dressing e.g. with a suitable bandage or tape.

Flexible use
  • Mextra Superabsorbent can be used together with primary dressings such as Mepitel® or Mepitel® One.
  • Mextra Superabsorbent can be used in conjunction with compression therapy for venous leg ulcers.
  • Mextra Superabsorbent may be left in place for several days. The dressing should be changed according to the clinical condition of the wound, or when saturated.

* The superabsorbent particles in the absorbent layer have a protease modulating activity

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