Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Silver Dressing - 4 x 5"

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Features

Smith & Nephew Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Silver Dressing - 4 x 5"

  • Rayon/polyester core helps manage moisture level
  • Can be cut to the desired shape and size
  • Can be left on wounds for up to 7 days
  • Fast-acting and long-lasting

Product Overview

Smith & Nephew Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Silver Dressing - 4 x 5"

Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Dressing


Acticoat 7 (with SILCRYST Nanocrystals) Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing is an effective barrier to bacterial penetration. The barrier function of the dressing may help reduce infection in partial and full thickness wounds including decubitus ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, diabetic ulcers, first- and second-degree burns, and donor sites. Acticoat 7 dressings may be used over debrided and grafted partial thickness wounds.



For external use only. Acticoat 7 is not compatible with oil-based products, such as petrolatum. Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements, e.g. EEG and ECG. Avoid exposure to temperatures above 50 degrees C. Protect from light. Do not use if product color is not uniform. Do not use contents if pack is opened or damaged.

Features of Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Dressing:


The rayon/polyester core helps manage moisture level and control silver release. Silver-coated high-density polyethylene mesh facilitates the passage of silver through the dressing. The nanocrystalline coating of pure silver delivers antimicrobial barrier activity within 30 minutes - faster than other forms of silver.

NUCRYST Pharmaceutical's antimicrobial technology is able to produce silver-coated polyethylene films that can release an effective concentration of silver over several days. Thus, as silver ions are consumed, additional silver is released from the dressing to provide an effective antimicrobial barrier. This patented silver-based antimicrobial technology can be applied to a wide range of medical devices including wound dressings, certain types of catheters and various implants to prevent infection. This technology was first applied to burn wound dressings because burns present a very severe risk of infection.

Benefits of Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Dressing


Delivers fast-acting, long-lasting antimicrobial barrier control. Effective barrier which may assist in preventing contamination of the wound. Laboratory studies show that the Acticoat 7 dressing kills micro-organisms faster than conventional products such as silver sulfadiazine (1 percent cream) or silver nitrate (0.5%) solution. It has also been shown in-vitro to provide protection against more than 150 pathogens.

The pathogens tested in the lab include very resistant strains of bacteria such as antibiotic-resistant strains of Pseudomonas, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus and fungi. These pathogens have been known to sweep through a hospital and infect a great many patients with already weakened immune systems. Infections contracted during hospitalization caused by these so-called superbugs and other organisms cost North American taxpayers an estimated $18 billion a year in additional hospital care.

Acticoat 7 is versatile. The dressings can be cut to the desired shape and size to wrap around all body parts. The sustained release of silver also means fewer dressing changes, resulting in less exposure of the wound bed to the environment. This reduces the risk of infection, which lowers hospital costs. Acticoat 7 is cost-effective because it can be left on wounds for up to 7 days.


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Smith & Nephew Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Silver Dressing - 4 x 5"

20141 - Box of 5 - $122.41

20141 - Case of 30 - $852.85



Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Silver Dressing - 4 x 5" Reviews Summary

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On ankles it is impssible to get it to stay in place. No matter what cover dressing you use ? It want stay in place for one day much less a week. Your better off using a less costly dressing like acticoat absorbent dressing silver-coated antimicrobial dressing .It will stay in place where it is put with less cover dressing with better results at half the price .

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Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to this dressing? I have a wound on my lower leg and my Doctor has me using this dressing but I am having like a burn pain in the wound.
Asked on Aug 24, 2015 11:09:41 AM by Moe from Spartanburg, SC
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Please. Acticoat 7 have 2 faces. What of them should be against the wound? Than you
Asked on Jul 11, 2012 8:02:57 AM by daripag from colombia South America
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what face of the dressing should be contacting the wound bed ?
Asked on Jul 7, 2012 6:57:39 AM by daripag from colombia South America
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is acticoat 7 covered by medical/medicare
Asked on Dec 8, 2011 1:00:25 PM by linda from california
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i dont know what the status is with medicare. i know on my Blue Cross insurance they will not pay on it
Answered on Jan 6, 2013 6:22:06 PM by kim from texas
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Part Number(s): 730 0800, 730 0801

Mfg Part Number(s): 20141

Scrip Part Number(s): 730 0800, 730 0801