Sensitive Antibacterial XL/XXL
Sterile plaster with antibacterial silver

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For medium to large wounds. Suitable after minor surgery.
  • Sterile
  • Skin friendly, painless to remove
  • Large, non-stick woundpad with antibacterial silver
  • Reduces the risk of infection
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Antibacterial Senstitive XL/XXL Antibacterial: Sterile plaster with antibacterial silver

Elastoplast Antibacterial Sensitive XL and XXL plasters are sterile wound dressings for the protection of medium to large everyday wounds. They are suitable after minor surgery.


The skin friendly and breathable material adheres securely to your skin, but it still painless to remove. The extra-large woundpad contains antibacterial silver for optimal healing conditions. Silver is recommended by experts for its broad spectrum antibacterial effect, which reduces the risk of infection. 

 
The plasters are available in two sizes, which seal all around the wound to prevent contamination: 
  • XL – 6 x 7cm
  • XXL – 8 x 10cm

The antiseptic silver wound pad is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria and reduces the risk of infection.

How to use

Clean the wound and gently wipe away any foreign objects such as dirt or grit.
Dry the skin around the cut or graze very carefully.

Apply plaster without stretching, and avoid creases.

Use each plaster only once.

For optimal healing, do not use topical preparations in conjunction with silver as they may reduce its antibacterial effect.

Silver Healing

  1. 1. Why would I use a plaster with a silver woundpad instead of a regular plaster?

    The use of silver has one big advantage: it reduces the risk of infection from the very beginning. Wound infections are the major cause of wound-healing disturbances. And wound infections are not rare – up to 50% of acute wounds become infected! With a silver woundpad, you do the very best to prevent infection.

  2. 2. Is there proof that silver works?

    Yes, there is. Silver has been used in hospitals for years. Many clinical studies demonstrate the benefits of silver.
  3. 3. What kind of germs does silver kill?

    Silver is a clinically proven, broad spectrum antimicrobial agent. It kills nearly all relevant bacteria and fungi.
  4. 4. Is Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology safe to use on children?

    Yes, it is. Unlike many other antiseptics, silver is very skin friendly. An allergic reaction to silver is extremely rare.

  5. 5. I have diabetes. Can I use Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology?

    Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology is especially beneficial for you. You may know that diabetes is a disease that frequently causes wound-healing problems. Wounds take longer to heal and have a higher risk of infection. This is where silver steps in: it reduces the risk of infection from the very beginning.

    For optimal wound-healing, we recommend Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology plasters, which contain antiseptic effective silver – released as soon as the silver ions come into contact with the wound fluid. Furthermore, all Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology plasters offer excellent skin compatibility.

  6. 6. What is silver allergy?

    Silver's allergic potential is extremely low. There exist only a few recorded cases of allergy in people who have been in constant contact with high concentrations of silver – for example, silversmiths or silver miners. Most people who believe they have a silver allergy actually have an allergic reaction to nickel, because silver used for jewellery often contains nickel.

    Standardised testing confirms that all Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology products are skin friendly.

  7. 7. Do I need to use antiseptics/creams/ointments in combination with Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology products?

    No, it isn't. Elastoplast Antibacterial with Silver Technology plasters contain antiseptic effective silver that is released as soon as the silver ions come into contact with the wound fluid. Therefore, pre-treatment of wounds is not necessary. Using ointments and creams may actually decrease antimicrobial activity.
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