Elastoplast Fabric Extra Flexible Dressing
Monday, 26 February 2024
Elastoplast Fabric Dressing 6cm x 10cm is the perfect solution for minor cuts and grazes. The flexible fabric is designed to move with your skin, so you can be sure of a comfortable fit. The dressing is waterproof, so it's ideal for use in wet conditions. The adhesive backing ensures a secure fit, and the dressing is sterile, so you can be sure of a safe and hygienic application. Get 10 dressings in each pack, so you're always prepared for minor scrapes and cuts.
How to use
- Cleanse the affected area: Before applying Elastoplast Fabric Extra-Flexible Dressing, ensure that the wound and surrounding area are properly cleaned to prevent infection. You can use warm water and mild soap if needed.
- Dry the wound: Before dressing, gently pat the wound dry, along with the skin around it. This will help the dressing to stick better.
- Application: Open the packaging and remove the dressing. Ensure you avoid touching the adhesive side of the dressing. Position the central, padded part directly over the wound.
- Secure the dressing: Smooth down the dressing from the middle outwards, making sure it is properly adhered to the skin all around the wound. This will also help to keep the dressing in place even when you are moving.
- 5, Replace when necessary: Change the dressing whenever it becomes dirty or wet to maintain a healthy healing environment.
- Always follow the manufacturer's instructions that come with the product packaging. If the wound doesn't begin to heal or gets worse, consult with a healthcare professional.
- Elastoplast Fabric Extra Flexible Dressing does not have "ingredients" in the traditional sense since it is not a food, drink, or topical cream. However, it is made up of primary components or materials such as Cotton fibers, Natural Rubber Latex, Synthetic rubber, Hydrocolloid adhesive.
Side Effects & Cautions
- Hypersensitivity: The dressing may cause allergic reactions in people sensitive to plasters or adhesive bandages.
- Skin Irritation: The use of the bandage may cause skin irritation, redness, and swelling.
- Infection: Improper use or re-use of the dressing may lead to an increased risk of infection.
- Always clean and dry the wound area before applying the plaster.
- Do not reuse the dressing as it might lead to infection.
- Monitor the wound area for signs of infection like redness, swelling, or pus.
- In case you notice any allergic reaction or increased irritation, stop using the product and consult a healthcare professional.
- Dressing should not replace professional medical advice and treatment.
- Do not use on severe, draining or infected wounds without medical supervision.
- Single use; do not use the dressing more than once.
- Stop using and consult a doctor if you see signs of infection or allergic reaction, like excessive redness, swelling, or itching.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
- Do not use past the expiration date.
- Avoid stretching the dressing too much to prevent skin irritation.