What types of wounds is MaxioCel indicated for use on?

MaxioCel® is a highly absorbent wound dressing, indicated for use on moderate to highly exuding chronic and acute wounds.

MaxioCel may be used to control minor bleeding in superficial wounds and management of post-debridement wounds.

MaxioCel can be used for the management of the following wounds under the supervision of a medical professional:

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Cavity wounds
  • Venous, arterial and mixed aetiology leg ulcers
  • Surgical site infections
  • Donor sites and graft sites
  • Surgical wounds (e.g. post-operative wounds left to heal be secondary intent)
  • Skin abrasions and lacerations
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns
  • Fungating wounds
  • Infected wounds or wounds in which there is an increased risk of infection

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Frequently asked questions

What is MaxioCel made of?

MaxioCel is made of a naturally occurring polymer known as Chitosan which is a biocomapatible polysaccharide extracted from shellfish. They are rigorously processed and purified prior to fabricating into dressing and is terminally sterilized using gamma irradiation.

Is a secondary dressing required after applying MaxioCel as the contact layer?

MaxioCel is made of a naturally occurring polymer known as Chitosan which is a biocomapatible polysaccharide extracted from shellfish. They are rigorously processed and purified prior to fabricating into dressing and is terminally sterilized using gamma irradiation.

What are the various sizes available in the MaxioCel dressing range?

MaxioCel is made of a naturally occurring polymer known as Chitosan which is a biocomapatible polysaccharide extracted from shellfish. They are rigorously processed and purified prior to fabricating into dressing and is terminally sterilized using gamma irradiation.