Mölnlycke® Mepilex® Dressing
Mepilex® absorbent foam dressing is trusted around the world to treat a wide range of chronic and acute wounds. The product is easily conformable and highly absorbent, to effectively manage wound exudate.
Every Mepilex wound dressing includes Safetac® – the original less-pain contact layer with silicone adhesion. , so you can remove it easily without damaging the skin. That means less pain for your patients. Safetac also seals the wound margins to protect skin from damaging leakage and maceration.
Mepilex in its many sizes and shapes offers versatility. And you can simply cut a Mepilex foam dressing to fit a particular need, such as when treating wounds in difficult-to-dress areas.
- Soft and conformable so you can use it easily and for many situations
- Less pain during dressing changes
- Seals wound margin to avoid maceration
- Helps you effectively manage exudate
Further product information
When to use Mepilex
Mepilex is designed for a wide range of low- to medium exuding wounds. You can customize Mepilex by cutting it to fit an individual wound or body location. This makes it ideal for difficult-to-dress areas. You can use Mepilex together with our Tubifast™ fixation.
How to use Mepilex
Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should overlap the wound bed by at least 2 cm onto the surrounding skin. Use Tubifast when fixation is necessary.
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How to apply Mepilex
|Step 2||Step 3|
|Clean the wound area.
remove the release film.
|Mepilex should overlap the wound bed
by at least 2 cm onto the surrounding skin.
Apply the adherent side to the wound.
Do not stretch.
|When necessary, secure Mepilex with a bandage or other fixation.|