Ideal for wounds that are difficult to dress; Manages bacterial burden1; Continuous antimicrobial protection1; Extended wear time1; Non- staining
Powder can convert any other dressing to an antimicrobial)
Indications: pressure injuries, diabetic foot ulcers2, partial and full- thickness wounds, leg ulcers, negative pressure wound therapy3, grafted wounds, donor sites, lacerations and abrasions, and first- and second-degree burns
Contraindications: third-degree burns, patients with a known sensitivity to silver and as a surgical implant; do not use topical antibiotics in conjunction with Arglaes
Arglaes® Powder may be left in place for up to 5 days; Dressing change frequency will depend upon the amount of drainage
1. Internal report on file. 2. LaJoie J. Improving diabetic foot ulcer outcomes with hyperbaricoxygen and ionic silver powder. Presented at SAWC. San Diego, CA. 2005. 3. Curran M, Paz-Altschul OJ. The use of silver antimicrobial powder with negative pressure wound therapy. Presented at Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care. Dallas, TX. 2002.