Proximel® Ag is a unique five-layer silicone foam dressing with silver designed to help reduce complications, enhance patient comfort and promote optimal wound care and healing.
• Antibacterial silver polyurethane foam is up to 99% effective for a wide variety of bacteria
• Gentle on patients' skin to reduce irritation and pain, enabling the dressing to be changed without stripping epidermal cells
• Can be lifted or repositioned without leakage or loosening
• Small perforations in the absorptive pad reduce risk of in-growth
• Minimizes maceration
• Evenly distributes fluid across dressing
• Waterproof barrier seals out bacteria
Proximel® Ag is indicated for pressure ulcers, leg and foot ulcers, traumatic wounds, surgical wounds, and partial-thickness burns.
Do not use Proximel® Ag on patients with a known sensitivity to silver or any other contents of the dressing.
This product is for single use.
Do not use if the pouch is damaged or opened.
Do not use this product on dry wounds.
Do not use Proximel® Ag Silicone Foam Dressing with Border together with oxidizing agents, such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide.
Proximel® Ag Silicone Foam Dressing with Border may cause transient discoloration of the wound bed and surrounding skin. Frequent or prolonged use of this product may result in permanent discoloration of the skin.
Proximel® Ag Silicone Foam Dressing with Border does not replace the need for systematic therapy or other adequate infection treatment in the event of clinical infection.
Do not use during radiation treatment or examinations, such as x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound or diathermy.
Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements, such as electrocardiograms (ECG) and electroencephalograms (EEG).
Discontinue use if reddening or sensitization occurs.
Proximel® Ag Silicone Foam Dressing with Border is only used for external use.
An individual Proximel® Ag Silicone Foam Dressing with Border wear time is no more than seven days.
Proximel® Ag Silicone Foam Dressings with Border is intended for short-term use up to 28 days.
Store this product in a cool and dry place. Avoid light. Disposables should be handled per local environmental procedures.
|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|
Clean the wound using normal procedures. Thoroughly dry the surrounding skin. Remove the release films and apply the adherent side to the wound. Do not stretch. The dressing should overlap the dry surrounding skin by at least 0.4"-0.8" (1cm-2cm) for the smaller sizes and 2" (5cm) for the larger sizes.
The frequency of replacing a Proximel® Ag depends on the patient's condition and the exudate level. Wear time is no more than 7 days.
HARTMANN USA shares the 200-year legacy of the HARTMANN GROUP, an international health care solutions company that has made substantial medical advancements in wound care and skin health.