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MELOLIN Absorbent Dressings



Absorbent dressings that provide cushioning

MELOLIN Absorbent Dressings are suitable for a variety of wounds that have a light to moderate amount of wound fluid (otherwise known as exudate), and are an alternative option to gauze.

  • Absorbs excess fluid away from the wound
  • Cushions and protects
  • Can be cut to size

MELOLIN dressings are ideal for: cuts, grazes, minor burns, stitches, staples, lacerations, and abrasions. Suitable for elderly patients in need of an absorbent dressing.

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Choosing the right product

MELOLIN Absorbent Dressings are available in different sizes and quantities:

  • 10cm x 10cm
  • 5cm x 5cm
  • 10cm x 20cm

If you are unsure, please ask your pharmacist before purchase.

Instructions for Use

How to use MELOLIN dressings

  1. Wash your hands before and after dealing with your wound. Gently clean the wound and surrounding skin, and dry thoroughly.
  2. Peel open the packaging and place the shiny side of the MELOLIN dressing on the wound (can be secured in place with tape or bandage, such as OPSITE™ FLEXIGRID™).
  3. Change daily, or more frequently if required (according to the condition of your wound).

Seek medical advice immediately for all serious wounds and burns, and if redness or discomfort occurs.

Other Suitable Products

To help treat your wound, MELOLIN dressings are suitable for use with the following products:

To protect and hydrate your skin

SOLOSITE – cooling, soothing, hydrating gel.

For other wound requirements

JELONET – paraffin gauze dressings to sooth and protect, suitable for use under MELOLIN.

BACTIGRAS – medicated paraffin gauze dressings to help reduce the risk of infection, suitable for use under MELOLIN.

To keep your dressings in place

OPSITE FLEXIFIX – waterproof, transparent retention film.

OPSITE FLEXIFIX GENTLE – with a silicone gel adhesive for fragile or sensitive skin.

PRIMAFIX PLUS – flexible, latex-free, and hypoallergenic tape.

PRIMATAPE – universal tape.

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Always read the label and follow the directions for use.