29. Nov 2016
Using octenidine based products in relation to self-harm wounds.
In a recent product evaluation published in the Wounds UK journal and available online, discussion reveals the undeniable benefits of using Octenidine, present in octenilin® wound irrigation solution and octenisan® wash lotion, in relation to self-harm wounds.
The article states: ‘Octenidine is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent, effective against multi-resistant strains and is more active than other frequently used antimicrobials against common bacteria including E coli and S aureus. Octenidine also has an excellent tolerability profile; it has no systemic side effects, does not lead to resistance forming and has a 24-hour residual effect, and is ideal for use on the most vulnerable patient groups.'
It draws upon several case studies which outline the healing process. Follow the link below to find out more.