IODOSORB* 0.9% Cadexomer Iodine Gel
IODOSORB* is a cadexomer iodine gel. It provides sustained broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, and absorbs slough and exudate, and aids in autolytic debridement.
• Bactericidal against 103 isolates of MRSA and 101 strains of P. aeruginosa (in vitro)
• Provides broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity up to 72 hours
• Provides rapid and effective desloughing
• Removes exudate and debris
• Able to absorb up to six times its weight in fluid
• Changes color (white) when the dressing should be changed
IODOSORB* Cadexomer Iodine Gel is indicated for use in cleaning wet ulcers and wounds such as venous insufficiency ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, and infected traumatic and surgical wounds.
IODOSORB* Dressings are contraindicated in patients with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis or patients with a history of Grave's Disease or non-toxic nodular goiter. Patients with a history of any thyroid disorder are more susceptible to alteration in thyroid metabolism with long-term IODOSORB* therapy. Not to be used by pregnant or lactating women as iodine is absorbed systemically.
The total amount of IODOSORB* used in one week must not exceed 5.3oz (150g) and a single application should not exceed 1.8oz (50g), unless a doctor has advised otherwise. Do not use continuously for more than 3 months. To minimize the possibility of cross-contamination, a single IODOSORB* pad should be limited to use on one patient.
Some patients may experience slight transient pain during the first hour of application.
|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|
|Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format|
|Impregnated dressing format|
|Moisture vapor permeable|
|Secondary dressing required||●|
|Sustained release formula|
|Transparent film dressing format|
|Wound filler dressing format||●|
|Educational Material Available||●|
|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available||●|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Apply IODOSORB* Gel on to a non-adherent gauze and apply to the wound at a depth of 3mm to 4mm. Place the gel face of the gauze on the wound surface and apply mild pressure for dressing placement. Cover with a secondary dressing like ALLEVYN* LIFE or ALLEVYN* Gentle Border.
A change in color (white) indicates when IODOSORB* Dressings should be changed, usually two to three times a week. Remove the existing dressing by moistening with saline if adhering to the wound surface. Remove any remaining IODOSORB* with a gentle stream of saline or sterile water if applicable. Gently blot away excess fluid before reapplying IODOSORB* Gel.
IODOSORB* Dressings can be used under compression therapy.
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