Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel 50gm
Comvita Medihoney Antibacterial Wound gel with manuka honey can be used for general first aid on cuts, grazes, abrasions, ulcers and burns. It can also be used in pressure ulcers, leg and foot ulcers and surgical wounds. It can be used throughout the healing process. Serious wounds should be managed under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It heals, encouraging wound healing and reducing scarring, Naturally cleans the wound of dirt and bacteria and Protects, while reducing the risk of infection.
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Medihoney Antibacterial Honey is a standardised antibacterial honey, predominantly Leptospermum sp. Selected for its unique wound cleaning and antibacterial barrier properties. Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel has been specially formulated combining 80% Medihoney Antibacterial Honey with natural waxes and oils to provide a high viscosity gel that is easy to apply with good wash off characteristics when dressings are changed.
Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel is a topical preparation which can be used for both chronic and acute wound care. It is proven to be clinically effective for providing a moist wound healing environment, Protecting the wound by creating a barrier against wound pathogens including antibiotic resistant strains. Providing a cleaner wound. Rapidly removing malodour. Reducing the risk of infection from bacteria. Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel is a non-adherent natural dressing and therefore reduces trauma and pain at dressing changes.
Indications for use: Leg/foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, infected wounds, sloughy wounds, necrotic wounds, malodorous wounds, surgical wounds, donor and recipient graft sites, burns, superficial wounds such as cuts, scratches and abrasions, general first aid.
Serious wounds, such as surgical wounds, infected wounds, burns, leg/foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic wounds, donor and recipient graft sites, necrotic, sloughy or malodorous wounds, should be managed under the supervision of a health care professionals.
Comvita Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel with Manuka honey. One product, three actions.
Heals: Envourages wound healing and reduced scarring
Cleans: Naturally cleans the wound of dirt and bacteria
Protects: Reduces the risk of infection
Medihoney and Antibacterial Wound Gel and has been specifically formulated combining Medihoney and Antibacterial Honey with natural gelling agents to provide a high viscosity gel that is easy to apply with good wash off characteristics when dressings are changed. IIt can be used throughout the healing process.
All of the products in the Comvita Medihoney range contain Medihoney and Antibacterial Honey, which is a standardised medical grade of antibacterial honey collected predominantly from Leptospermum sp. (including Manuka). This combination of Leptospermum honeys has been put together using advanced scientific knowledge to maximise honeys potential to support the healing process.
The earliest record of therapeutic honey use dates as far back as 2000 B.C. Honey has been used as a healing substance throughout history by the ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Hindu and Chinese cultures.
Directions for use:
1. Protect wound edges with Medihoney Barrier Cream.
2. Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel can be directly applied to the base of the wound. Avoid direct contact between the wound and the nozzle of the tube.
3. Ensure that Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel is in full contact with the base of the wound. - approximately 3mm thickness (1/4 inch). Apply more if wound fluid is present.
4. A suitable non-adherent sterile pad or dressing should be applied to cover the Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel.
5. The dressing should be sufficiently absorbent to manage wound fluid (exudate).
6. Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel can be left of the wound for up to 7 days dependant on the amount of fluid present. The dressing should be changed when it is saturated with wound fluid or if the cover dressing is leaking.
Keep out of reach of Children.
Contraindications Do not use on individuals who have an allergic reaction to honey.
Observations A small amount of honey may be observed when opening the tube. This is normal and is not an indication of product deterioration. The wound may appear larger in size and depth as dead tissue is cleansed away. This increase should be followed by an improved appearance of the wound.
Precautions Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel is not recommended for use in deep wounds or body cavities where removal of the waxes may be difficult. For any experience or reaction other than a short lasting sting sensation, remove the dressing and wash the affected area. To be used with caution and close observation on heavily exudating wounds. In the event of a slow or non-responding wound, please seek medical advice. For single patient use. Use within 4 months of opening.