Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Allevyn Ag Heel

Allevyn Ag Heel



An absorbent antimicrobial three-layer dressing consisting of a silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-mpregnated absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated non-adherent wound contact layer and a waterproof outer film. Shaped for use on the heel. 


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


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.

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