ACTICOAT* Flex 3
ACTICOAT* Flex 3 is a highly conformable dressing that follows the body's contours to maintain contact with the wound surface. Can be used in combination with NPWT for up to three days.
• Proprietary silver technology
• Broad spectrum antimicrobial activity against over 360 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
• Can be cut to size
• Can be used in combination with NPWT for up to 3 days
ACTICOAT* Flex 3 is indicated as an antimicrobial barrier for management of partial- and full-thickness wounds including pressure ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers, diabetic ulcers, partial-thickness burns, and donor sites. ACTICOAT* Flex 3 Dressings are compatible with negative pressure wound therapy.
Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver. During MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination, remove from area being imaged. Prior to administering radiation therapy, remove ACTICOAT*. A new dressing can be applied following treatment.
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 (e.g. EEG and ECG). Do not use saline.
May cause transient discoloring of surrounding skin.
Avoid exposure to temperatures above 50°C. Protect from light.
|Absorptive dressing format|
|Alginate dressing format|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days||●|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days|
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|Gauze or non-woven dressing format|
|Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format|
|Impregnated dressing format|
|Moisture vapor permeable|
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|Wound filler dressing format|
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First- and Second-Degree Burns
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
ACTICOAT* Flex 3 Dressings can be used under compression therapy and are compatible with negative pressure wound therapy.
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