Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Allevyn Ag Adhesive

Allevyn Ag Adhesive

Smith+Nephew

Description

An antimicrobial absorbent three-layer dressing consisting of a silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-impregnated absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated adhesive wound contact layer and a waterproof outer film. 

Indications

Management by secondary intention of chronic and acute full-thickness, partial-thickness or shallow granulating, exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, burns, donor sites, fungating/malignant wounds and surgical wounds. 

Contraindications

Do not use on patients known to be hypersensitive to silver sulphadiazine or sulphonamides. As sulphonamides are known to cause kernicterus, should not be used on women who are at or near term pregnancy or lactating, on premature infants or on newborn infants during the first months of life. For details of precautions please contact supplier.

Sizes Available

7.5x7.5cm; 10x10cm; 12.5x12.5cm; 17.5x17.5cm; 17x17cm (sacral); 22x22cm (sacral)

Price

£3.59; £5.65; £7.42; £14.27; £11.14 (sacral); £14.93 (sacral)

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