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Maxorb® Extra Ag+

Maxorb® Extra Ag+ is a blend of calcium alginate and CMC fibers with antimicrobial silver with an extended 21 day wear time.

Medline Industries, Inc.

Medline Industries, Inc. offers innovative products and services for wound and skin care.
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• Helps manage bacterial burden
• Provides continuous antimicrobial protection
• Easy dressing changes
• Highly absorbent
• Superior gelling and fluid handling
• Reduces odor
• Fluid will not wick laterally
• Up to 21-day protection


Maxorb® Extra Ag+ is indicated for use on moderately to heavily draining partial- and full-thickness wounds, pressure injuries, leg ulcers, first- and second-degree burns, diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, graft and donor sites, and trauma wounds.


Contraindicated in patients with a known sensitivity to alginates or silver. Not for use on third-degree burns, dry or lightly draining wounds, to control heavy bleeding, or as a surgical implant.

Warnings and Precautions

The dressing will become gel-like as it absorbs drainage. Should any signs of irritation or sensitivity appear, discontinue use and consult a health care professional. Systemic antimicrobial therapy should be considered when wound infection is evident. Maxorb® Extra Ag+ wound dressings may be used in conjunction with systemic antibiotics under medical supervision.

Storage Requirements

Store at room temperature.

How Supplied/Sizing
1"x12", 2"x2", 4"x4(3/4)", 4"x8", 6"x6", 8"x12".
Product features
cancel Absorptive dressing format
check_circle Alginate dressing format
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days
cancel 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
cancel 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
cancel 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
check_circle Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Acute Wounds
Chronic Wounds
Diabetic Foot
Granulating/Epithelializing Wounds
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds

Mode of Use/Application

Cleanse the wound with an appropriate wound cleanser. Remove the dressing from the package and apply the dressing so that it fully covers the wound bed. Cover with an appropriate absorbent secondary dressing.
Note: Maxorb® Extra Ag+ may be cut to fit if necessary.

Removal & Change Frequency

Maxorb® Extra Ag+ may be left in place for up to 21 days. Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.

Additional Recommended Dressings

Optifoam® Gentle or other absorbent secondary dressing.

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