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Mepilex® Ag

Mepilex® Ag is an absorbent foam dressing featuring Safetac® technology and silver. Effective antimicrobial activity for up to seven days.

Mölnlycke Health Care US, LLC

Mölnlycke Health Care US is the supplier of innovative, high-quality wound management products that provide a holistic and caring approach to the patient and to gentle wound healing. Safetac® products feature a unique, patented soft silicone technology.
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• Inactivates wound pathogens within 30 minutes and for up to seven days
• Inactivates a broad range of pathogens, including MRSA
• Excellent conformability for better patient comfort and dressing fit
• Good exudate management properties
• Can be cut to suit various wound sizes and difficult-to-dress areas


Mepilex® Ag is indicated for the management of lightly to moderately exuding wounds such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure injuries and partial-thickness burns.

Active Ingredients

Silver sulfate

How Supplied/Sizing
4"x4", 4"x5", 4"x8", 6"x6", 8"x8", 8"x20".
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
check_circle 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
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
cancel Secondary dressing required
check_circle 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
Infected Wounds
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Palliative Wounds
Pressure Ulcers
Sloughy Wounds
Superficial Wounds
Surgical Wounds
Venous Ulcers

Mode of Use/Application

Clean the wound area. Remove the release film. Mepilex® Ag should overlap the wound bed by at least 2cm onto the surrounding skin. Apply the adherent side to the wound. Do not stretch. When necessary, secure Mepilex® Ag with a bandage or other fixation.

Clinically Tested


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