Mepitel® Ag

An innovative fusion of Safetac® technology 
and silver.

Mepitel Ag represents a new generation of wound contact layer – all the benefits of Mepitel and Safetac technology plus antimicrobial activity with proven effect.1

Mölnlycke Health Care developed Mepitel Ag as the latest innovation in the assortment of dressings with Safetac technology. Mepitel has been trusted for over 20 years and has been proven clinically effective in a large number of studies. Over 1 billion dressings with Safetac technology have helped millions of patients to experience less painful wound healing.2

Mepitel Ag gently protects and effectively treats wounds 
where antimicrobial activity is needed.1 Mepitel Ag is the 
only antimicrobial contact layer with Safetac technology.

Where to use Mepitel Ag

Mepitel Ag provides antimicrobial effect for a wide range of low to high-exuding wounds. It comes in a wide range of sizes and can be cut to fit a specific wound shape. Mepitel Ag can also be used under compression bandaging.

 Reduces pain and stress3-8, 13

Supports undisturbed healing9-11

 Inactivates a broad range of wound-relevant microorganisms

 Sustained antimicrobial effect for up to 8 days1,12

 

 

1. Savas & Hamberg In-vitro Evaluation of the Anntimicrobial effect of a new silver-containing wound contact layer in Combination with Secondary Dressings. Presented at SAWC Spring 2015. 2. Davies P., Rippon M. Evidence review: the clinical benefits of Safetac technology in wound care. MA Healthcare Ltd, London, 2008. 3. White R. et al. Evidence for atraumatic soft silicone wound dressing use. Wounds UK, 2005. 4. Dykes P.J. et al. Effects of adhesive dressing on the corneum of the skin. Journal of Wound Care, 2001. 5. Waring P. et al. An evaluation of the skin stripping of wound dressing adhesives. Journal of Wound Care, 2011. 6. Wiberg A.B. et al. Preventing Maceration with a soft silicone dressing: In-vitro Evaluations. Poster, WUWHS, Toronto, Canada, 2008. 7. Meaume S. et al. A study to compare a new self-adherent soft silicone dressing with a self-adherent polymer dressing in stage II pressure ulcers. Ostomy Wound Management, 2003. 8. White R. A multinational survey of the assessment of pain when removing dressings. Wounds UK, 2008. 9. Rippon M. et al. Taking the trauma out of wound care: the importance of undisturbed healing. Journal of Wound Care, 2012. 10. Barrett S. Mepitel® One: a wound contact layer with Safetac® technology. British Journal of Nursing 2012  11. Davis S.C. et al. A closer examination of atraumatic dressings for optimal healing. IWJ, 2013. 12. Savas & Hamberg Antimicrobial effect of a new silver-containing wound contact layer against common wound pathogens in vitro. Presented at SAWC Spring 2015. 13. Upton D. et al. The impact of atraumatic vs conventional dressings on pain and stress. Journal of Wound Care, 2012.

MHC-2016-24693 

Product code

Size
Pcs/box
Pcs/case
HCPCS
390590
2˝ x 3˝ (5 x 7.5 cm)
10
50
A6206
390790
3˝ x 4˝ (7.5 x 10 cm)
10
40
A6206
390090
4˝ x 5˝ (10 x 12 cm)
10
60
A6207
391090
4˝ x 7˝ (10 x 18 cm)
10
70
A6207
392090
8˝ x 12˝ (20 x 30 cm)
5
30
A6208
392059
8˝ x 20˝ (20 x 50 cm)
2
12
A6208

 

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