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Smith & Nephew Acticoat Moisture Control Antimicrobial Silver Dressing

Smith & Nephew Acticoat Moisture Control Antimicrobial Silver Dressing

Acticoat Moisture Control with SILCRYSTTM nanocrystals is an absorbent antimicrobial dressing which consists of a silver-coated wound contact layer, an absorbent foam and waterproof top film.

Features:

  • Absorbent foam dressing
  • Rapid and sustained release of NanocrystallineSilver for 7 days
  • Absorbs exudate even under compression
  • Works over a full 7 days for cost effective wound treatment

Contraindications and precautions:

Contraindications:

  • Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver
  • Do not use on a patient undergoing MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination
Precautions:
  • Do not use if product colour is not uniform
  • ActicoatMoisture Control is not compatible with oil-based products, such as petrolatum
  • ActicoatMoisture Control is not compatible with oxidising agents (e.g. EUSOL) as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing
  • Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements e.g. EEG and ECG
  • If reddening or sensitisation occurs, discontinue use
  • ActicoatMoisture Control may not be compatible with topical antimicrobials.

Nanocrystalline Silver is a patented technology of NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals Corp.SILCRYST is a trademark of NUCRYST Pharaceuticals Corp, used under licence.

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