Can Sorbact® be used on all kinds of colonised or infected wounds?
Can Sorbact® also be used on clean wounds?
Yes, to avoid contamination and thereby infection – post-operatively, for example.
Must Sorbact® be in direct contact with the surface of the wound for the bacteria to bind to it?
Yes. Sorbact’s® green, hydrophobic surface must be in direct contact with the surface of the wound.
If Sorbact® sticks to the surface of the wound, what is the best way of removing the dressing?
If possible, use a saline solution.
Use a Sorbact® gel compress at the next dressing change to minimise the risk of the dressing getting stuck.
Can Sorbact® cause skin irritation or allergy?
No, Sorbact® contains no irritating or allergenic substances.
Can Sorbact® be used in conjunction with the simultaneous administration of antibiotics?
Yes, but not in conjunction with topical treatment.
Can Sorbact® come into contact with healthy skin?
Yes, with the exception of the gel compress which should only come into contact with the wound surface.
Can a protective ointment be applied to the edges of the wound?
Sorbact® should not be used in combination with fatty products, such as ointments, creams and solutions as they may decrease the binding of microorganisms.
Is there any risk that resistance will develop when using Sorbact®?
No mechanisms for resistance development is described for Sorbact®.