Antimicrobial wound contact layer
Antimicrobial wound contact layer for exuding burns and wounds
Mepitel® Ag is a gentle wound contact layer – for when you need an antimicrobial action to reduce bioburden in the wound. It's designed for a wide range of exuding wounds such as skin tears, skin abrasions, sutured/surgical wounds, partial thickness burns, partial and full thickness grafts, lacerations, diabetic ulcers, venous ulcers and arterial ulcers.
Mepitel Ag has been shown to inactivate wound relevant pathogens – bacteria and fungi – within four hours and for up to 8 days, as shown in vitro
Mepitel Ag adheres gently with Safetac® – the original less-pain contact layer with silicone adhesion. So your patients experience less pain during dressing changes
- Antimicrobial wound contact layer for a wide range of exuding burns and wounds
- Less painful dressing changes
- Rapid and sustained antimicrobial activity
When to use Mepitel Ag
Mepitel Ag is indicated for the management of a wide range of exuding wounds such as skin tears, skin abrasions, sutured/surgical wounds, partial thickness burns, partial and full thickness grafts, lacerations, diabetic ulcers, venous ulcers, and arterial ulcers.
Silver sulphate is added to the dressing as a preservative to inhibit or reduce microbial growth on the dressing.