It is important to always contact your physician and or wound specialist before starting any wound care therapy.
Additional Product Features as provided by the manufacturer:
Mepilex Ag is an antimicrobial soft silicone foam dressing that absorbs exudate and maintains a moist wound environment. Mepilex Ag begins inactivating wound related pathogens1 within 30 minutes of application to the wound, with sustained effect up to 7 days. By reducing the number of microorganisms, Mepilex Ag may also reduce odor.
Mepilex Ag is designed for a wide range of exuding wounds such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and partial thickness burns. Mepilex Ag may be used under compression bandaging.
Benefits of Mepilex Ag
Mepilex Ag combines the unique features of Safetac technology with the bacteria reducing power of silver. Mepilex Ag goes to work quickly, inactivating wound pathogens within 30 minutes and for up to 7 days. At dressing removal, Mepilex Ag does not stick to the wound or strip surrounding skin, minimising patient pain and wound trauma.
Minimizing trauma and pain
Mepilex Ag hurts less by:
Reducing bacterial burden
Mepilex Ag in action:
Exudate management and other benefits
Mepilex Ag features many more important benefits:
Mepilex Ag is an antimicrobial soft silicone foam dressing that is designed for the management of low to moderately exuding wounds such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and partial thickness burns.
Mepilex Ag is not for every patient but for those with wounds that do not heal normally. If the bacterial influence is too high it needs to be reduced in order not to interfere with the wound healing. Common signs of high bacterial influence are shown below:
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While we cannot administer medical advice, our Customer Service Team members are available to assist you with the ordering of Mepilex Ag 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 email@example.com.
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.
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.