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Author: Andrew Heenan RGN RMN BA(Hons)

This article includes all the collagen-based dressings included in the Drug Tariff [1], plus extracellular matrix proteins. Proprietary names are included for convenience. Prices given are per individually packed sterile item, unless otherwise stated.

Extracellular Matrix Protein

Product

Size

Price

Xelma

0.5ml £56.98
1ml £99.72

Protease Modulating Matrix - Sterile

For medium to heavily exuding wounds. These dressings should be covered with a moisture-retentive dressing.

Product  Areaprice
ActivHeal AquafiberSquare5cm x 5cm £0.74
10cm x 10cm
£1.77
15cm x 15cm
£3.34
AquacelSquare5cm x 5cm  1.10
10cm x 10cm  2.61
15cm x 15cm  4.91
Rectangular
4cm x 10cm £1.40
4cm x 20cm £2.07
4cm x 30cm £3.11
Aquacel Ag
Cadesorb10g tubeapprox. coverage 60cm2 £5.10
20g tubeapprox. coverage 120cm2 £8.69
Catrix

1g sachet   £3.80

Curea P1

Square 7.5cm x 7.5cm £1.65
10cm x 10cm £2.06
20cm x 20cm £6.61
Rectangular 10cm x 20cm £3.49
10cm x 30cm £4.99
20cm x 30cm £9.62
Curea P1 Drain Square 12cm x 12cm £2.54
Cutisorb Ultra

Square 10cm x 10cm £2.01
20cm x 20cm £6.32
Rectangular 10cm x 20cm £3.37
20cm x 30cm £9.53
DryMax Extra Square 10cm x 10cm £1.80
20cm x 20cm £4.20
Rectangular 10cm x 20cm £2.38
20cm x 30cm £4.80
Flaminal Forte 15g tube approx. coverage 40cm2 £7.26
50g tube approx. coverage 130cm2 £24.04
Flaminal Hydro 15g tube approx. coverage 40cm2 £7.26
50g tube approx. coverage 130cm2 £24.04
FlivasorbSquare10cm x 10cm £2.16
20cm x 20cm £6.80
Rectangular10cm x 20cm £3.61
20cm x 30cm £9.62
IodozymeSquare10cm x 10cm£12.50
Rectangular 6.5cm x 5cm £7.50
Medihoney Antibacterial

Square 10cm x 10cm £5.09
MelMaxRectangular5cm x 6cm £4.82
8cm x 10cm £9.90
8cm x 20cm £19.79
OxyzymeSquare10cm x 10cm £10.00
Rectangular6.5cm x 5cm £6.00
Promogranhexagonal matrix 28cm2 £5.19
hexagonal matrix 123cm2 £15.62
Promogran Prismahexagonal matrix 28cm2 £6.31
hexagonal matrix 123cm2 £17.98
Silvercel non-adherent

Square 5cm x 5cm £1.62
11cm x 11cm £3.89
Rectangular 10cm x 20cm £7.25
Sorbion Sachet S 7.5cm x 7.5cm £1.78
  10cm x 10cm
£2.25
  drainage 10cm x 10cm £2.64
 20cm x 20cm
£7.00
 12cm x 5cm
£1.89
  20cm x 10cm
£3.73
 30cm x 10cm
£5.37
 30cm x 20cm
£10.07
Tegaderm Matrix 5cm x 6cm£4.75
 8cm x 10cm£9.75

 

References

1. Prescription Pricing Authority, Department of Health. Drug Tariff. London: The Stationery Office, June 2011.

Article Updated: June 2011

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