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Algidex Ag® Gel

Algidex Ag® Gel wound dressing features a combination of ionic silver, alginate, and maltodextrin that provides immediate and sustained antimicrobial activity.


DeRoyal is a U.S. based international manufacturer producing surgical supply delivery programs, surgical accessories, orthopedic supports, critical care products, negative pressure wound therapy and wound care products.
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• 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 Gel is indicated for the management of wet, moist or dry wounds including: venous ulcers, pressure ulcers (stages 1-4), dermal lesions (or secreting skin injuries), second-degree burns or donor sites.


Algidex® Ag Gel should not be used for the treatment of the following: third-degree burns, ulcers resulting from infections, lesions associated with active vasculitis or patients with known sensitivity to alginates.

Warnings and Precautions

When visible signs of infection are present in the wound, Algidex® Ag Gel may only be used when proper systemic medical treatment addresses the cause of the infection.

Storage Requirements

Store at room temperature in a cool, dry place.

How Supplied/Sizing
Product features
cancel Absorptive dressing format
cancel Alginate dressing format
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days
check_circle Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days
cancel Bacterial binding
cancel Bacterial trapping
cancel Bactericidal
cancel Bactericidal broad-spectrum
cancel Bacteriostatic
cancel Collagen dressing format
cancel Composite dressing format
cancel Contact layer dressing format
cancel Foam dressing format
cancel Fungicidal
cancel Gauze or non-woven dressing format
cancel Gelling fiber dressing format
check_circle Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format
cancel Impermeable to outside contaminants
cancel Impregnated dressing format
cancel Microbicidal
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
check_circle Secondary dressing required
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Sporicidal
cancel Super absorbent polymers
check_circle Sustained release formula
cancel Transparent film dressing format
cancel Virucidal
cancel Wound filler dressing format
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
check_circle Free Samples/Trials Available
cancel Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Acute Wounds
Cavity Wounds
Chronic Wounds
Deep Wounds
Dehisced Wounds
Diabetic Foot
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Hypertrophic Scars/Keloids
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Traumatic Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

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.

Removal & Change Frequency

Remove secondary dressing.
Gently irrigate wound with saline to help loosen Algidex® Ag Gel.
Continue to thoroughly cleanse wound to remove wound drainage or any residue left from Algidex® Ag Gel.

Clinically Tested


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