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Mepitac®

Mepitac® soft silicone tape featuring Safetac® technology balances secure fixation with personal comfort during wear and removal.  Mepitac® is preferred by nurses and patients because the proprietary Safetac® adhesive is designed to make dressing changes pain free.

Mepitac® can be cut to length using clean scissors.  Mepitac® is used to provide gentle, secure fixation of tubing and dressings.  If inspection or repositioning is needed, Mepitac® can be lifted and re-applied.  Mepitac® is gentle and can be used on sensitive skin.

Available Sizes:
0.8 in x 3.3 yds

$3 off any box of Mepilex® Border Lite, Mepitel® Film, Mepiform®, Mepilex Lite® or Mepitac®

Benefits

Clinically proven to hurt less during removal.1

  • Repositionable
  • Breathable
  • Conformable and comfortable to wear
  • Will not damage skin during removal
  • Leaves no residues after removal
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Legal References

  1. White R. A Multinational survey of the assessment of pain when removing dressings. Wounds UK, 2008.
  2. Compared to traditional dry-type gauze. Reference: Nature Publishing Group, Jan 20 1962, Vol 193 Cross –Microbes larger than 25 nm
  3. Mustoe TA et al. International Clinical Recommendations on Scar Management. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, August 2002, Vol 110, No 2.
  4. Data on file
  5. Morris C, Emsley P, Marland E, Meuleneire F, White R. Use of wound dressings with soft silicone adhesive technology. Paediatric Nursing, April 2009, Vol21, No3:38-43
  6. Upton D et al. The impact of atraumatic vs conventional dressings on pain and stress in patients with chronic wounds. Journal of Wound Care, 2012.
  7. Silverstein P et al. An open, parallel, randomized, comparative, multicenter study to evaluate the cost-effectiveness, performance, tolerance, and safety of a silver-containing soft silicone foam dressing (intervention) vs silver sulfadiazine cream. J Burn Care Res. 2011 Nov-Dec;32(6):617-26
  8. Data on File

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