It is important to always contact your physician or wound specialist before starting any wound care therapy.
Additional Information as Provided by the Manufacturer
The Mepore wound pad is made of a viscose nonwoven coated with a polymer layer to give a smooth surface and render it low adherent. The polyester backing makes the product permeable and highly flexible, allowing it to conform well to body contours. The dressing is protected by two pieces of overlapping release paper which are easy to remove and allow for aseptic application.
Mode of action
The adhesive border of Mepore seals the area surrounding the wound in order to avoid external contamination. Mepore is water repellant and provides physical protection to the wound.
Self-adhesive sterile absorbent dressing intended for treating low to moderately exuding wounds, such as surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions.
Self-adhesive absorbent dressing
Mepore is the original self-adhesive absorbent dressing. The result of continuing innovation over the past 30 years, Mepore combines gentle and secure fixation with excellent absorption properties and ease of use.
What is the difference between Mepore and its competitors?
Even though many competitor products look very much like Mepore, there are some differences:
Instructions for Use
Frequency of change
The frequency of dressing changes should be governed by the condition of the wound in accordance with accepted clinical practice.
30 years of being there for you
Since 1979, more than 1.5 billion original Mepore dressings have been sold. Perhaps because Mepore was the world's first self-adhesive dressing. Perhaps because of the continual performance updates, keeping up with the needs of patients and professionals and setting the standards for all conventional dressings along the way. But mostly, we think, for one simple unsurprising reason: dependable performance, shift in and shift out. Since day one.
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While we cannot administer medical advice, our Customer Service Team members are available to assist you with the ordering of wound care 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Skin and Wound Cleanser OTC (formerly 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.
After the wound has closed, proven scar treatments such as Cica-Care, Mepiform, or Kelo-Cote will improve the appearance of scars and prevent abnormal or excessive scar formation. Always consult your physician or wound care specialist before starting any wound care treatment program.
We also carry supplies for compression wrapping such as Comprilan, Elastoplast, and Jobst Cover-Roll.