Medicinal Maggots™ are live disinfected fly larvae used for debriding non-healing wounds such as pressure ulcers, neuropathic foot ulcers, non-healing post-surgical wounds and other chronic wounds. Consult manufacturer for reimbursement information.
• Cost-effective, natural, rapid debridement of wounds
• Demonstrated faster debridement than other non-surgical treatments
Medicinal Maggots™ are used to debride chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, neuropathic foot ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers, post-surgical and traumatic wounds, and other non-healing wounds.
Medicinal Maggots™ should not be used in patients allergic to fly larvae, brewer's yeast, or soy proteins.
Medical Maggots™ are highly perishable and should be used within 24 hours of arrival (ordered to arrive within 24 hours of use).
Pain may occur in patients with painful wounds. May need analgesics or to remove maggots early.
Store at room temperature. Use within 24 hours of arrival.
Phaenicia (Lucilia) sericata larvae
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Medicinal Maggots™ are supplied as maggot-impregnated gauze. Cover with an appropriate dressing. For additional guidance, see package insert, website or call for assistance.
Debridement is usually complete within 48 hours, by which time the maggots (used and unused) and maggot dressing should be removed and disposed of with other contaminated wound care products in a sealed plastic bag.
Sheer Comfort, LeFlap, LeSoc
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