Melgisorb Plus Absorbent Alginate Dressing

Melgisorb Plus is a soft, sterile Calcium Sodium Alginate dressing that absorbs exudate and quickly turns into a gel to provide a moist environment for wound healing to take place.

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Description

How Melgisorb Plus works

Melgisorb Plus absorbs large amounts of wound exudate. When absorbing, the alginate fibres form a soft moist gel, giving a moist environment conducive to wound healing. The gel can easily be removed by irrigating with 0.9% saline.

Melgisorb Plus

Benefits

  • Highly absorbent
  • Does not adhere to the wounds site when gelled
  • Suitable for cavity wounds
  • Creates a gel on contact with exudate or solutions containing sodium ions (saline)
  • Minimal pain upon dressing removal
  • Soft/ pliable/ conformable
  • Can be cut to shape
  • Non-sensitising

Note

Not recommended for dry wounds, third-degree burns or surgical implantations.

Areas of use

Melgisorb Plus can be used for a wide range of moderately to heavily exuding, both infected and non infected, such as:

  • Pressure sores
  • Venous and arterial ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Donor sites
  • Post operative wounds
  • Dermal lesions and other external wounds inflicted by trauma

 

Melgisorb Plus

Additional information

NAPPI CODE:

10 x 10cm = 214222/001, 10 x 20cm = 214224/001, 3 x 45cm = 213953/001, 5 x 5 cm = 214221/001

Sizes

10 x 10cm, 10 x 20cm, 5 x 5cm, Plus Cavity 3 x 45cm

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