The self-adherent scar dressing with Safetac technology
Topical silicone has empirically been shown to have positive impact on hypertrophic scars and keloids. It may take from 3 months up to a year or more to improve an old scar, depending on the condition of the scar tissue. Mepiform should be worn for up to 24 hours a day. It is recommended that Mepiform is removed once a day, e.g. when showering or bathing, for inspection and washing of the skin. For prophylactic treatment, Mepiform should be used for 2-6 months depending on the condition of the scar.
Benefits of Mepiform• Minimises pain and trauma at dressing change• No extra fixation is needed• Mepiform is thin, flexible and discreet• Can be worn in daily activities• Can be re-applied• Mepiform can be used for several days
Areas of useMepiform is designed for the management of old and new hypertrophic scars, keloids and closed wounds which may prevent the formation of hypertrophic and keloids scars.
Product descriptionMepiform is a thin, discreet and flexible dressing consisting of alaminate (polyurethane and nonwoven) covered with a soft silicone gel.
Safetac TechnologySafetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology.On the skin, a dressing with Safetac has gentle but secure adhesionwith no epidermal stripping or pain on removal.
Intended useMepiform is designed for the management of both old and newhypertrophic and keloid scars. It can also be used as a prophylactictherapy on closed wounds for prevention of hypertrophic or keloidscarring.
Instructions for useApplication
Dressing change and removal
PrecautionsShould maceration or rash occur, remove the dressing and allow theskin to recover until the symptom has disappeared, then continuetreatment gradually increasing therapy time. If the symptom persists,discontinue use and consult a physician for advice.
Sterility and storage: Sterility is guaranteed unless inner package isdamaged or opened prior to use. Do not re-sterilise.
Mepiform and Safetac are registered trademarks of Mölnlycke Health Care AB.