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    ACTICOAT FLEX

    ACTICOAT* Flex 3 is a highly conformable dressing that follows the body's contours to maintain contact with the wound surface. Can be used as a wound contact layer with NPWT for up to 3 days.
    SKU: WEB001462
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    Code Size Type Unit of Measure Measurement
    Code: 66800396 Size: Flex 3 Type: Pack 5 Unit of Measure: EA Measurement: 5cm x 5cm
    Code: SN66800395 Size: Flex 7 Type: Pack 5 Unit of Measure: EA Measurement: 5cm x 5cm
    Benefits

    • Proprietary silver technology
    • Broad spectrum antimicrobial activity against over 150 organisms including 200 strains of MRSA and 5 organisms that carry the NDM-1 enzyme (in vitro)
    • Three day wear time
    • Provides bactericidal activity within 30 minutes
    • May help reduce the risk of infection
    • Can be used on extensive body surface area wounds and over debrided wounds
    • Low-adherent
    • Can be cut to size
    • Can be used as a wound contact layer with NPWT for up to 3 days

    Indications

    ACTICOAT* Flex 3 is indicated as an antimicrobial barrier for management of partial- and full-thickness wounds including pressure injuries, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, ulcers, first- and second-degree burns, covering of grafts, and surgical sites.

    Contraindications

    Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver. During MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination, remove from area within the anatomical field being imaged. Prior to administering radiation therapy, remove ACTICOAT*. A new dressing can be applied following treatment.

    Warnings and Precautions

    For external use only. ACTICOAT* is not compatible with oil-based products, such as petrolatum. Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements (eg, EEG and ECG).
    ACTICOAT* should only be used on premature infants (less than 37 weeks gestation) when the clinical benefit outweighs potential risks. No clinical data is available in this age group and only limited data is available for use in neonates.
    ACTICOAT* is not intended to provide sole treatment for infected wounds.
    ACTICOAT* may be used on infected wounds which are being managed per local clinical protocol.

    Adverse Effects/Reactions

    May cause transient discoloring of surrounding skin.

    Storage Requirements

    Avoid exposure to temperatures above 120°F (50°C). Protect from light.