Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

ActivHeal Aquafiber Extra

ActivHeal Aquafiber Extra

Advanced Medical Solutions


Combines two wound-care technologies: carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and alginate fibres. A soft, conformable, highly absorbent dressing that converts into a soft clear gel when in contact with wound exudate. A hidden integrity layer in the dressing aids intact removal. Can remain in situ for up to 7 days.


Moderately to heavily exuding wounds including pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, arterial leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, graft and donor sites, postoperative surgical wounds, cavity wounds, superficial and partial-thickness burns.


Not indicated to control heavy bleeding.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 20x30cm; 2x46cm (rope); 2.5x30.5cm (rope)


£0.61; £1.46; £2.74; £8.08; £1.83 (rope); £1.76 (rope)

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