Less painful dressing changes and effective, absorbing antibacterial action in one
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.
Minimising 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 don ™t 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: