Fixation / Retention  Mepitac fixation tape

Mepitac  Gentle fixation means less pain

With high conformability and easy application and removal – Mepitac® ensures an ideal fixation solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin. The unique Safetac® adhesive interface makes sure that Mepitac can be changed without damaging the skin1, 2.

Minimizes pain and trauma during dressing changes1, 2

Ideal fixation for patients with fragile and sensitive skin

Conforms well to body contours

Suitable for patients requiring repeated application and removal of tape over the same area, e.g. neonates and dialysis patients

How Mepitac works

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Mepitac is highly conformable and is easy to both apply and remove. The Safetac layer ensures secure fixation and gentle removal from skin and body hair. If inspection or repositioning is necessary, Mepitac can be lifted and reapplied.

Mepitac is an ideal fixation solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin. Mepitac is suitable for patients requiring repeated application and removal of tape over the same area, e.g. neonates and dialysis patients.

Areas of use

Mepitac is designed for fixation of medical devices, such as drains, tubes, probes, electrodes and dressings. In addition, Mepitac offers gentle skin protection when used under devices, e.g. tubes.

  1. Wound Union of Wound Healing Societies. Principles of best practice. Minimising pain at wound dressing related procedures. A consensus document. 2004. Published by Medical Educational Partnership London.
  2. Principles of best practice: Minimising pain at dressing-related procedures. A consensus document. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: ©WoundPedia Inc 2007.
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