Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Mepilex Border Ag

Mepilex Border Ag

Molnlycke Health Care


Antimicrobial bordered foam dressing consisting of a soft silicone wound contact layer, an absorbent foam pad containing a silver compound and activated carbon, a layer with superabsorbent fibres and a film backing. The silver compound (silver sulphate) releases silver ions to create a bacterial barrier and inactive a wide range of wound pathogens (bacteria and fungi), which may also reduce malodour.


Management of medium to highly exuding wounds including leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, malignant wounds, partial-thickness burns, traumatic and surgical wounds where an antimicrobial action is indicated. Can be used on infected wounds as part of a treatment regimen under supervision of a qualified health-care professional.


Known sensitivity to silver. Must be removed before examinations such as X-ray, ultrasound, diathermy or magnetic resonance imaging.

Sizes Available

7x7.5cm; 10x12.5cm; 10x20cm; 10x25cm; 10x30cm; 15x17.5cm; 17x20cm


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