Cosmopor: composition, form of release, indications for use, instruction, price

Earlier in medical practice such dressings as: gauze, cotton wool, bandages were popular. In the 21st century, everything is being improved, innovations are also included in the field of surgery and medicine. One of the modern technological materials used by doctors is Kosmopor.

Features of

"Kosmopor" is necessary to maintain the purity of postoperative wounds. This bandage is also used for the purpose of sterile care in the presence of minor damage to the dermis.

Its value lies in preventing infection of the wound. This dressing consists of several layers, which we consider below.

Cosmopor( photo)

Dosage forms

Cosmopore is a self-adhesive bandage. The package may contain 5, 25, 50 pieces. The bandages come in various sizes:

  • 10 x 8 cm;
  • 8 x 6 cm;
  • 7.2 x 5 cm;
  • 35 x 10 cm;
  • 25 x 10 cm;
  • 20 x 8 cm;
  • 20 x 10 cm;
  • 15 x 8 cm;
  • 15 x 6 cm.

Each patch is individually sealed, sterile.

Cosmopor E dressing overview is given in this video:

Species

The following types of plasters are also produced, the difference is in their composition:

  1. Kosmopor Antibacterial with silver. This sterile patch is waterproof, it effectively protects the wound surface from infection.
  2. Hydrofilm plus. The patch has an absorbent pad for wounds. Protects the wound from water, infection while taking a shower.
  3. Hydrofilm. It is often used for shallow damages of the dermis( dry wounds, postoperative cuts).This plaster is semipermeable, transparent.
  4. Plaster in the roll. It is used for fixing various bandages, strong catheter attachment.

Composition of Cosmopor

The dressing is made of a soft nonwoven material. It has a special pillow that does not stick to the wound, has an absorbent property. The plaster is fastened to the pillow by means of synthetic rubber glue, endowed with a hypoallergenic property.

Cosmopor is a multi-layer dressing, which consists of the following layers:

  1. A soft non-woven base that is appreciated for not sticking to the wound surface.
  2. The second layer performs a drainage function. It is represented by the cushion mentioned by us, endowed with a coating of microscopic polyethylene mesh. This mesh, when touched to the wound, does not adhere to it. The grid performs a protective, absorbent action. According to the data, 1 gr. Sorption pads can hold up to 9 grams.liquid.
  3. It is a thin paper pad that has been treated with silicone. This layer distributes the wound fluid( blood, sugars).

A rubber glue is used to fix the dressing, in which rosin is not present.

Kosmopor E Steril / Cosmopor E Steril

Price

The cost of the Kosmopor plaster is set taking into account the size, the number of patches in the package. The price is in the range of 82 - 1390 rubles. The cost of a bandage varies from 9 to 50 rubles.

The drug has a unique sorption, protective effect.

Pharmacodynamics

  • Due to its high absorbency, the presence of a blocking layer made from superabsorbent SAF, the dressing remains on the wound for a long time, and the moisture content of the wound is prevented. Therefore, such a patch can be changed less often than a conventional sterile bandage.
  • Also there is a bandage with an additional silver-containing layer. It is considered very active against bacteria. Due to the presence of silver ions, the risk of infection of the wound is significantly reduced.
  • Thanks to the use of special glue "Kosmopor" is removed from the skin painlessly, there is no residue on the dermis.

Indications

Kosmopor plaster is recommended to use for the care of infected wounds, exuding wounds.

  • Cosmopor is used in surgical, traumatological practice. This bandage is necessary in the presence of bleeding, discharge from the wound.
  • In addition, it is used in the treatment of pressure sores( in bed patients), trophic ulcers.

Pro Cosmopor Advance will tell you this video:

Instruction for use

The package with bandages is opened in the place specified by the manufacturer. Then the bandage is removed from the package, the part of the paper coating is removed, and carefully attached to the wound. After that, the dressing is smoothed, pressed lightly. Having attached one side of the bandage, remove the paper coating from the other half of the patch, attach it to the wound.

  • Mount "Cosmopor" so that the pad completely covers the wound.
  • The dressing is changed according to the doctor's instructions( at least once every 3 days).

Reviews

Patients who had to use Kosmopor noticed a lot of advantages of this medicine.

  • The bandage was liked by the fact that it provides excellent air permeability to the injured areas of the dermis and is painlessly removed.
  • There is also a rare change of bandage( every 2 to 3 days), its firm fixation, the ability to absorb the excreted wounds.

Analogues

  • The analog of this medical material is "Mepeform", manufactured in Sweden. But this plaster can not be glued to unhealed scars, its cost is an order of magnitude higher( 2099 rubles).
  • Bandages Multiferm, Biaten, Protekos-TM are also used.

Dressing using Kosmopore plaster is shown in this video:

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