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Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)
Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)
Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)
Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)
Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)

Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)

Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)

Mepitac is a soft silicone, fabric-backed tape that is ideal for patients with fragrile and sensitive skin. Mepitac #298300 roll measures 0.8 inches x 3.3 yards. The Safetac layer assures secure fixation and gentle removal from skin and body hair. This quality makes Mepitac the ideal fixation solution for patient with fragile and sensitive skin. If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and re-applied.
  • Manufacturer: Molnlycke Health Care
  • Product Name: Mepitac® Soft Silicone Tape
  • Product Number: 298300
  • Packaging: Box of 1 roll
  • Size: 0.8" x 3.3 yds (2 cm x 3 m)

Made in America Easy & Simple Multi-Use
Note From Midtown Health's Customer Service Department:

It is important to always contact your physician or wound specialist before starting any wound care therapy.

Additional Information as Provided by the Manufacturer

Mepitac is a highly conformable fabric-backed tape that is easy to apply and remove. The Safetac layer assures secure fixation and gentle removal from skin and body hair. If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and re-applied.

Mepitac is an ideal fixation solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin. Mepitac is suitable for patients requiring repeated application and removal of tape over the same area, such as neonates and dialysis patients.

Benefits of Mepitac

  • minimizes pain and trauma at dressing changes
  • conforms well to body contours
  • leaves no residues
  • moisture proof
  • breathable

Areas of use

Mepitac is designed for fixation of medical devices such as drains, tubes, probes, electrodes, IV cannula and dressings. In addition, Mepitac offers gentle skin protection when used under devices such as tubes.

Product description

Mepitac is a soft silicone tape. It consists of:

  • a soft silicone contact layer (Safetac®)
  • a knitted fabric and
  • a breathable polyurethane film.

Safetac® Technology

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Dressings with Safetac technology are atraumatic upon removal. These dressings minimize trauma to the wound and the surrounding skin, which minimizes pain to the patient.

Mode of action

Mepitac is highly conformable and easy to apply and remove. The Safetac layer assures secure fixation and atraumatic removal from skin and body hair. If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and re-applied. Mepitac leaves no residues.

Mepitac is an ideal fixation solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin.

Mepitac is suitable for patients requiring repeated application and removal of tape over the same area such as neonates and dialysis patients.

Mepitac is water resistant.

Intended use

Mepitac is designed for fixation of medical devices such as drains, tubes, probes, electrodes, IV cannulae, and dressings. In addition, Mepitac offers gentle skin protection when used under devices such as tubes.

Instructions for use

    1. Make sure the skin is clean and dry and free from any ointment, lotions, etc.

    2. Cut off the desired length of tape using scissors.

    3. Remove the protective release film and apply Mepitac without stretching.

    4. If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and re-applied.

Precautions

The adhesion of Mepitac may decrease when used in humid condition such as incubators or on patients who have a fever or perspire a lot.

Mepitac is not suitable for fixation of arterial catheters and arterial cannulae.

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While we cannot administer medical advice, our Customer Service Team members are available to assist you with the ordering of Mepitac or other medical supplies. Our toll-free number is 1-866-774-9513 Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CST (7:00 am to 3:00 pm PST / 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST). If you prefer to correspond by email, our address is support@midtownhealthonline.com.

Mepitac® is available in two sizes: 3/4" x 118" and 1.5" x 59". We sell it either by the roll or by a case of 12 rolls.

Midtown Health offers high quality Pacifica Exam Gloves to be worn while cleaning the wound and changing dressings. After consulting your physician, products such as Blairex Sterile Wound Wash Saline or Sea-Clens are good options for wound cleansing. Many of our customers have reported excellent results using Puracyn OTC (formerly named Microcyn OTC). Puracyn OTC is an innovative new approach to wound care promoting faster healing time. It is a non-irritating, pH-balanced wound cleanser for minor cuts, burns, irritations, and superficial abrasions of the skin.

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Product Reviews

Mepitac Silicone Tape #298300 (0.8"x3.3 yds) (by the Each)
$19.25
5 Stars based on 1 Review(s)
Mary
Aliso Viejo, California
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Mepitac Silicone tape
July 15, 2016
Absolutely fantastic. It sticks, stays, and can reapplied!! Love it!!