Mepilex® is a soft and highly conformable foam dressing that absorbs exudates and maintains a moist wound environment. The Safetac® technology prevents Mepilex® from sticking to the wound bed, yet adheres gently to the surrounding skin allowing easy application of secondary fixation. In addition, the Safetac® layer ensures that the dressing can be changed without damaging the wound or surrounding skin or subjecting the patient to additional pain. Mepilex® absorbs exudates effectively and ensures a low risk of maceration.
- Minimizes pain and trauma at dressing changes.
- Rapid and sustained antimicrobial activity.
- Gentle adherence with better conformability and comfort.
- Does not slip under dressing retention and may easily be cut for customization.
- Good exudate management properties.
- Reduces bacterial burden.
- Consists of soft, silicone, wound-contact layer, a flexible absorbent pad of polyurethane foam, and an outer film that is vapor permeable and moistureproof.
- Low potential for skin irritation and allergy.
- May remain in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound.
- Promotes patient comfort during wear.
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