Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

ActivHeal Hydrocolloid

ActivHeal Hydrocolloid

Advanced Medical Solutions


Consists of a thin layer of hydrocolloid laminated to a highly breathable film. Contains a mixture of synthetic polymers and hydrophilic powders, with a high moisture vapour transmission rate film backing. Does not contain animal-derived ingredients.


Light to moderately exuding chronic and acute wounds, including pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, lacerations, abrasions and postoperative surgical wounds. Can be used as a secondary dressing on cavity wounds and under compression bandages.


Known sensitivity to hydrocolloids


5×7.5cm, £0.79; 10×10cm, £1.60; 15×15cm, £3.48; 15×18cm (sacral), £4.03 (sacral), not on Drug Tariff

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