Elastoplast Wound Spray 100ml
Elastoplast Wound Spray - even superficial wounds can become infected if they’re not cleansed effectively. Cleansing the wound is an essential first step for optimal healing and it is recommended for all types of wounds.
Elastoplast Wound Spray is an easy to use spray for the cleansing of minor acute wounds such as cuts, grazes, skin abrasions, first and minor second-degree burns and open blisters.
It can also be used for chronic wounds and postoperative wound care as per your doctor’s instructions. The Elastoplast Wound Spray also helps to remove crusts or clotted dressings.
It is free of alcohol and does not cause pain or stinging during application, or dry the skin. Elastoplast Wound Spray is a pain-free and effective way to cleanse wounds from dirt and bacteria and prevent from wound infections.
The solution is transparent, so it won’t stain clothing like tinted products containing for example Iodine or Eosin.
Skin-friendly and suitable for children, Elastoplast Wound Spray is an effective and gentle way to support the wound healing process. The handy spray bottle of the Elastoplast Wound Spray works well at any angle, which makes it ideal for on-the-go first aid, sports and outdoor activities.
- Spray for fast, pain-free wound cleansing
- Protects effectively against infections
- Fast and pain-free application
- Colourless solution doesn’t stain clothes
- Easy to use spray also works upside-down
- Very skin friendly
Cleansing the wound from dirt and bacteria is an essential first step to enable optimal healing. To manage the wound and prevent wound infections, spray Elastoplast Wound Spray from a distance of approximately 10cm onto the entire wound area. Repeat if necessary, then gently pat dry the area around the wound.
Important: A minor wound will soon stop bleeding. If it continues, apply more gauze pads, keep pressure on the wound and seek medical advice.
Next, it’s important to protect the wound from external influences like dirt and bacteria to enable undisturbed healing. Cover your wound with the Elastoplast plaster or Elastoplast wound dressing that best suits your needs. Change the plaster or dressing daily unless you’ve been recommended to do otherwise by your doctor. You might find this Wound Dressing Know-how article useful.
Heal your wound safely and with a reduced risk of scarring by applying Elastoplast Wound Healing Ointment regularly until your wound has healed completely. This ointment can be used on open, minor superficial wounds at any stage of the healing process, in order to heal the wounds up to two times faster. If necessary, the wound can be covered with an Elastoplast standard plaster, such as the Fabric, Plastic or Sensitive.
Wear during activities that lead to discomfort. Seek medical advice if in doubt about the injury. Only use on clean, intact skin. The product should be applied as illustrated. Ensure product is not uncomfortably tight and blood flow is not restricted. Avoid wearing for prolonged periods e.g. whilst sleeping. Do not use if you have a known allergy to any of the specified materials. Consult a physician and stop use if a rash develops, pain is prolonged or if conditions worsen.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Clean and cleansed wound is the first step to optimal healing. Elastoplast Wound Spray can be used for the cleansing of acute wounds, for example cuts, skin abrasions, first-degree and minor second-degree burns and open blisters. It can also be used for chronic wounds and postoperative wound care as per your doctor’s instruction.
How does Elastoplast Wound Spray work?
Elastoplast Wound Spray cleanses wounds fast and pain-free to protect them from infections. The colourless spray is easy to apply even when the bottle is upside down.
Does Elastoplast Wound Spray contain alcohol or Iodine?
No. The Elastoplast Wound Spray does not contain alcohol or iodine. It’s colourless and does not burn or sting when applied.
How should I use the Elastoplast Wound Spray?
After the bleeding has been stopped, cleanse the wound with the spray then dry the wound before applying a plaster. You should spray from a distance of approximately 10cm onto the entire wound area.
Clotted or encrusted dressings can also be moistened with Elastoplast Wound Spray prior to removal to enable easier, pain-free removal.
Can Elastoplast Wound Spray be used before applying a plaster with the Silver Antibacterial Plasters?
Yes. Elastoplast Wound Spray is suitable for use before application of Elastoplast Antibacterial Plasters. After the bleeding has been stopped, cleanse the wound with the spray, dry the wound, and then apply the plaster.
Can I use the Elastoplast Wound Spray before applying Elastoplast Wound Healing Ointment?
Yes. The Elastoplast Wound Spray is suitable for use before the application of Elastoplast Wound healing Ointment. For more information, you might found our article on Wound Healing useful.
What should I do if my wound shows signs of infection?
In the case of larger wounds with heavy exudate or signs of infection, a doctor should be consulted. Speaking to a doctor is also important if redness, swelling or pain develops at the wound area, the condition gets worse or the wound healing process does not start within a few days. If there’s any doubt, see a doctor.
Is Elastoplast Wound Spray suitable for sensitive skin?
Elastoplast Wound Spray is very skin-friendly and suitable for application on sensitive skin.
Can I use Elastoplast Wound Spray after an operation?
Yes. Elastoplast Wound Spray is suitable for wound cleansing after operations and surgery, as per your doctors instructions.
How long after opening can I use Elastoplast Wound Spray?
Elastoplast Wound Spray can be used for up to 6 months after opening.
Is Elastoplast Wound Spray suitable for pregnant women or children?
Elastoplast Wound Spray is very skin friendly. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or before using on children under 2 years of age, please consult a doctor first. Always read the label.
Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
What is in Elastoplast Wound Spray?
The ingredients of the Elastoplast Wound Spray are 0.1% Decyl Glucoside and 0.04% Polihexanide (PHMB) in Ringer's solution. Ringer’s solution is made up of Sodium chloride, Potassium chloride and Calcium chloride dehydrate.