Posts Tagged ‘MRSA’

Microcyn Skin and Wound Cleanser

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Microcyn Skin and Wound Cleanser
Oculus Innovative Sciences

Description: Microcyn Wound Care is designed to clean, assist with debriding and moisten a wide spectrum of acute and chronic wounds without harming healthy tissue. Microcyn® is available by prescription only.

Actions: Effective in cleaning biofilms: removes proteins and organic loads from wound bed.  Rapid activity against a broad spectrum of gram-positive, gram-negative and yeast species including MRSA and VRE with the  in vitro time kill of 30 seconds.

Indications: Acute and chronic dermal lesions, Stage I-IV pressure ulcers, Stasis ulcers, Diabetic ulcers, Post-surgical wounds, Abrasions and Minor irritations of the skin.

Information:

  • No known drug/treatment interactions or contraindications
  • No rinsing required: can be used directly on the wound or in combination with gauze and other absorbent wound dressings
  • Non-irritating: safe to use around the nose, mouth and eyes
  • Ready to use: no mixing, dilution or rinsing necessary
  • Compatible: can be safely and effectively used prior to treatment with silver dressings, skin substitutes, growth factors, negative-pressure therapy and others wound care treatments
  • Stable: 18 to 24 months depending on bottle type

Website:  http://www.oculusis.com/us/index.php

Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Anasept Gel

Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel

Product Feature: Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel

Anasept® Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel is indicated
for use by Health Care Professionals in the
management of wounds:

  • Partial to full thickness
  • Infected wounds from mild to moderate exudate:
  • Pressure ulcers (Stage I-IV)
  • Cuts and abrasions
  • Surgical incisions/wounds
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • First and second degree burns
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Grafted wound or donor sites Intact and/or irritated skin

HOSPITAL AND PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
Anasept Antimicrobial skin and wound Gel is a clear,
amorphous, isotonic hydrogel wound dressing that helps
maintain moist wound enviroment that is conductive to healing,
by either absorbing wound exudate  or donating moisture while
delivering broad spectrum antimicrobial sodiumhypochlorite.
Anasept Gel inhibits the growth of microorganisms, such as
staphlyococcus aureus, psuedomonas aeruginosa,
Escherichia  coli, proteus mirabilias, serratia marcescens,
Acinetobacter baumannii, methicillin resistant staphylococcus
aureus (MRSA), and Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus
faecalis (VRE) that are commonly found in wound bed, as well
as, fungi such as candida albicans and aspergillus niger.

Safety:
Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel has been subjected
to rigorous safety and toxicological evaluations to comply with
FDA regulations at an independent FDA registered testing
facility and shown to meet all criteria for safe use.
• Modified Skin Irritation Study(FSHA method- 7 day exposure
with repeated insult to intact and abraded skin)

  • Cytotoxicity (USP Agar diffusion test)
  • Systemic Toxicity (USP)
  • ISO Sensitization Study

CLINICALLY TESTED:
Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Cleanser, the liquid
version of Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel is
clinically proven to reduce wound bioburden levels and improve
the rate of healing.

Economical:
Substantial savings over silver based wound dressings and
gels.

Warnings:
External Use Only. Discontinue use if redness or irritation
develops.
Do Not Use in the eyes or apply over large areas of the body.

For more information about Anasept or other treatment products, please visit http://www.woundcentral.com

For more information about  Wound Care Certification or WCEI‘s Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net