Melolin 5 x 5 cm
A Low-adherent absorbent dressing used for the management of a wide variety of light to moderately exuding wounds including clean sutured wounds, abrasions, lacerations and minor burns. Melolin consists of three layers low adherent perforated film, highly absorbent cotton or acrylic pad and hydrophobic backing layer.
Melolin consists of three layers:
Low adherent perforated film
Highly absorbent cotton/acrylic pad
Hydrophobic backing layer
Directions & Precautions
Contraindications / Precautions
Change dressing daily or more often according to the condition of the wound.
Seek medical advice immediately for all serious wounds and burns, or if redness or discomfort occurs.
How should melolin dressing be used?
Always wash your hands before treating a wound.
A melolin dressing should be applied with the shiny side down, facing the surface of the wound.
The melolin dressing will need a secondary dressing to secure and fix it to the affected area. This can for example be a snugly wrapped crepe bandage .