• Recommended for cavity filling
• Contains an ionic silver complex with a broad antimicrobial profile
• One-piece removal
Biatain® Alginate Ag Dressing with Silver is indicated for moderate to heavily exuding partial- to full-thickness wounds such as post-operative wounds, trauma wounds, leg ulcers, pressure injuries, diabetic ulcers, graft and donor sites, and first- and second-degree burns.
Biatain® Alginate Ag Dressing with Silver is not indicated for use -on dry or lightly exuding wounds, on individuals with a known sensitivity to alginates or silver, to control heavy bleeding, or for surgical implantation.
|Absorptive dressing format|
|Alginate dressing format||●|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days|
|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||●|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Dressing change frequency will depend on wound condition and the level of exudate. Initially it may be necessary to change the dressing every 24 hours. Reapply Biatain® Alginate Ag Dressing with Silver when the secondary dressing has reached its absorbent capacity or whenever good wound care practice dictates the dressing should be changed.
Coloplast develops products and services that make life easier for people with personal and private medical conditions, including ostomy care, urology and continence care, and wound and skin care.