Algidex Ag® Paste
Algidex Ag® Paste wound dressing features a combination of ionic silver, alginate, and maltodextrin that provides immediate and sustained antimicrobial activity.
• Creates a moist wound environment important to healing
• Does not require the use of sterile water to activate antimicrobial action
• Ideal for deep or large surface area wounds
Algidex® Ag Paste is indicated for the management of wet, moist, or dry wounds including: venous ulcers, pressure ulcers (stages I-IV), dermal lesions (or secreting skin injuries), second-degree burns, or donor sites.
Algidex® Ag Paste should not be used for the treatment of the following: third-degree burns, ulcers resulting from infections, lesions associated with active vasculitis, patients with known sensitivity to alginates.
When visible signs of infection are present in the wound, Algidex® Ag Paste may only be used when proper systemic medical treatment addresses the cause of the infection.
Store at room temperature in a cool, dry place.
|Absorptive dressing format|
|Alginate dressing format|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days||●|
|Collagen dressing format|
|Composite dressing format|
|Contact layer dressing format|
|Foam dressing format|
|Gauze or non-woven dressing format|
|Gelling fiber dressing format|
|Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format|
|Impermeable to outside contaminants|
|Impregnated dressing format|
|Moisture vapor permeable||●|
|Secondary dressing required||●|
|Super absorbent polymers|
|Sustained release formula|
|Transparent film dressing format|
|Wound filler dressing format||●|
|Educational Material Available||●|
|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available|
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Thoroughly cleanse wound with normal saline.
Apply (1/4)" thickness of paste to shallow wounds or completely fill deep wounds.
Cover with appropriate secondary dressing such as gauze, hydrocolloid, foam or film based on wound drainage.
Remove secondary dressing.
Gently irrigate wound with saline to help loosen Algidex® Ag Paste.
Continue to thoroughly cleanse wound to remove wound drainage or any residue left from Algidex® Ag Paste.
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