Iodosorb® absorbs wound drainage and decreases the bacteria in the wound.
Iodosorb® comes as a gel or pad (Iodoflex®).
Wash wound with soap and water.
Apply 1/8” Iodosorb® gel or Iodoflex® pad onto the wound bed.
Cover the wound with dry gauze.
Change the dressing and gel or pad every 3 days or when the gel turns from brownish/orange to yellow/gray.
Signs and Symptoms of Infection:
Please call the Burn and Wound Clinic if you have any of these signs or symptoms:
- Temperature over 101°F.
- Flu-like symptoms; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or fatigue.
- Redness growing beyond the edges of the wound greater than a one inch margin.
Call the Burn and Wound Clinic for questions or concerns at (608)263-7502.
If you live out of the area, call 1-800-323-8942.
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
Last Updated: 02/04/2010
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