How antiseptics and disinfectants make you resistant to antibiotics.

It has always been assumed that antimicrobial resistance would only develop in response to the use of antibiotics, but newer data suggest that antiseptics, disinfectants and other antibacterial approaches are even worse at creating resistance. Data namely indicate that these chemicals cause the bacteria to become tolerant or resistant not only to a specific antiseptic or disinfectant,…

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How do I use MPPT?

Please see refer to Instructions for Use for a complete description. A quick overview: Clean the wound using saline or tap water. Use a lint free swab to help remove any undesired matter. Gently dry the wound dabbing it using a dry lint-free swab or lukewarm air-dryer. Sprinkle on MPPT in an even layer of 1-3mm covering…

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After discontinuing the use of MPPT, how should I care for the wound?

MPPT is discontinued when the wound has entered the regenerative wound healing phase. The wound should now preferably be covered with a permeable, atraumatic, open-weave, contact layer dressing and a few-ply gauze on top. This protects the regenerating wound bed while still allowing the wound to breathe. An example of a suitable contact layer dressing is N-A…

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Does MPPT work in conjunction with other topical products, i.e. applied directly to the wound?

No. Any other therapies or treatments applied directly to the wound surface may impact the pumping capacity of MPPT and should be avoided. Examples of topical therapies to avoid: all hydro-gels, collagen (powder, cream and dressing), occlusive absorbent dressings (e.g. alginates), honey, silver, topical negative pressure therapy, and topical antibiotics (ointment, cream, paste and powder). Some dressings…

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