Actolind® w Gel is a product used for mechanical cleaning, decontamination and moisteining of the chronic and infected wounds as well as 1st and 2nd degree burns together with medical devices such as bandage, dressing, pad and wound fillers.
Actolind® w Gel cleanses, moisturizes and disconnects the wound surface from outer environment by forming a protective film layer. It fills the space between dressing and wound surface and helps the healing process get shorter by keeping the wound stable.
This product is a Class III Medical Device according to the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC
Poloxamer, Polyhexamethylene biguanide (Polyhexanide, 0.1%) water and auxilary subtances
Actolind® w Gel can be applied in combination with Actolind® w Solution. The wound should be cleaned with Actolind® w Solution before the application of Actolind® w Gel to remove the contaminants and deposits.
The wound bed should be covered with a plenty of gel prior to the application of dressings and bandages.
Actolind® w Gel does not inhibit granulation or epithelialization.
It has neither irritating nor pain giving properties. It causes no sensitization and can be used safely for a long time.
Actolind® w Gel can stay on the wound surface until the next dressing change. Thus, Actolind® w Gel keeps the wound surface constantly humid and minimizes the adhesion of the dressing on the wound surface by preventing of drying out.
Actolind® w Gel is effective against multidrug-resistant (MRSA, VRE) and mycotic pathogens. It is also well tolerated by allergics and diabetics. The protective film layer, formed by
Actolind® w Gel, can be easily removed from the wound surface during the next dressing change. For this purpose, Actolind® w Solution is recommended. This application should be repeated on a regular basis to remove the dead tissues and scabs during the healing process.
Actolind® w Gel can be applied directly onto the wound as well as onto the bandage and gauzes. Materials such as bandage, gauze, wiping clothes, etc. should not be used again.
The opened product should be used on one single patient to avoid the risk of any contamination.
The entire wound and its surroundings should be thoroughly cleaned with Actolind® w Solution to minimize the risk of transmission of contaminants and microorganisms to the wound surface. For optimal wound cleaning, it is recommended to wet the wound, consisting of deep and intensively necrotic tissues, for at least 10-15 min. with the help of a fully wetted compress (application of wet dressing).
Do not dilute the solution! The cleaned wound should be covered with Actolind® w Gel and bandaged properly.
Do not use Actolind® w Gel in the following cases:
|Unit||Packaging Unit||Packaging Type||Article-No.|
|5 ml||100 x 5 strip||Monodose Strip||06.6803.05|
|10 ml||50 x 5 strip||Monodose Strip||06.6803.10|