Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal hydrogel proven bactericidal against 51 gram +/- pathogens. Kills 99% of MRSA and 90% of VRE in 24 hours. Removes harmful debris, accelerates healing and is rated the #1 recommended topical wound/ulcer treatment by physicians.
AmeriGel® Wound Dressing is an FDA-approved, antimicrobial hydrogel indicated for stage I-IV pressure ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, diabetic skin ulcers, 1st and 2nd degree burns, post-surgical incisions with dehiscence, cuts and abrasions.
AmeriGel® Wound Dressing is the only wound care product on the market today with Oakin®. Extracted from nature, Oakin® provides the antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory as well as autolytic debriding properties found in AmeriGel® Wound Dressing. In MIC testing, Oakin® was shown to be bactericidal against 51 gram (+) and gram (–) microbes, including MRSA, VRE, Staph., Strep., Pseudomonas, Candida and T. Mentagrophytes. Other ingredients include Zinc Acetate, well known for its antiseptic and skin protectant properties and Polyethylene Glycol (PEG), which helps to maintain a moist wound environment for extended periods of time. PEG is also known to neutralize phenol.
Mechanisms of Action:
* Decreases cell membrane permeability
* Balances the mix of proteins in the wound site
* Proliferates proteins to the wound site
* Promotes the development of new granulation tissue growth.
* Prompts wound contracture