• Provides an antimicrobial barrier function
Silverlon® Wound Packing Strips are indicated for control of local wound bleeding and nasal hemorrhage, to encourage draining by wicking fluids from a body cavity, infected area, or abscess, and to help remove necrotic tissue from ulcers or other infected wounds when used as a "wet-to-dry" packing.
For external use only. Do not use on patients with known sensitivity to silver.
|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|
Wet dressing with sterile water or saline. Apply in direct contact with entire wound bed and walls (lightly packing). Overlap wound margins 1cm-2cm onto healthy skin. Cover wound with conventional dressing techniques. Change or clean dressing based on exudate buildup and wound condition. For optimal results, maintain dressing in clean, moist condition for seven day use.
Argentum Medical, LLC is the manufacturer of the Silverlon™ family of advanced seven day use antimicrobial metallic silver burn, wound, surgical, negative pressure and IV catheter dressings.