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Author: Andrew Heenan RGN RMN BA(Hons)

This article includes a selection of Hydrogel, Polymer and Silicone dressings included in the Drug Tariff [1]. Proprietary names are included for convenience.

Silicone Gel Sheet

For the prevention of keloid and hypertrophic scarring.

Product

Shape

Size

Price

AdvasilSquare10cm x 10cm 5.20
Advasil Conform Rectangular10cm x 15cm 9.17
Cica-CareRectangular

6cm x 12cm 

13.79

15cm x 12cm  26.89
CiltechSquare10cm x 10cm£7.50
15cm x 15cm£14.00
Rectangular10cm x 20cm£12.50
Dermatix Clear Square

 13cm x 13cm

15.34

Rectangular 4cm x 13cm 6.69

13cm x 25cm 

27.73

20cm x 30cm  50.49
Dermatix FabricSquare

 13cm x 13cm

15.34

Rectangular 4cm x 13cm 6.69

13cm x 25cm 

27.73

20cm x 30cm  50.49
MepiformRectangular5cm x 7cm £3.26
9cm x 18cm £12.76
4cm x 31cm  10.31
Scar Fx Rectangular 10cm x 20cm £16.00
25.5cm x 30.5cm £60.00
3.75cm x 22.5cm £12.00
Shaped 7.5cm Diameter £8.50
22.5cm x 14.5cm £12.00
SiligelSquare10cm x 10cm 13.50
20cm x 20cm 40.00
40m x 40cm144.00
Rectangular10cm x 5cm 7.50
15cm x 10cm 19.50
30cm x 5cm 19.50
10cm x 30cm 31.50
Shaped5cm Diameter4.00
5.5cm Diameter4.00
25cm x 15cm21.12
46cm x 8.5cm39.46

 

Silicone Topical Cream & Gel

For the prevention of keloid and hypertrophic scarring.

Product Size Price
Ciltech gel15g tube£17.50
60g tube£50.00
Dermatix 15g tube  16.18
60ml tube  58.81
F2H gel 60ml pump  £59.02
Kelo-cote gel 15g tube £17.88
60ml tube £51.00
Kelo-cote spray100ml spray£51.00
NewGel+E 15g tube £17.70
ScarSil gel 30g tube  £15.00
Siligel STC-SE (gel) 20ml tube  19.00
Zeraderm gel 15g tube £16.50

Soft Polymer Wound Contact dressing

Product

Size

Price

Physiotulle10cm x 10cm £2.13
15cm x 20cm £6.50
Tegaderm Contact 7.5cm x 10cm £2.17

7.5cm x 20cm

£4.24
20cm x 25cm £10.35
Urgotul 5cm x 5cm £1.50
10cm x 10cm £3.00
10cm x 40cm £10.08
11cm x 11cm
£3.02
15cm x 20cm£8.49

16cm x 21cm

£8.55
20cm x 30cm £13.65
UrgotulDuo
5cm x 10cm £2.33
10cm x 12cm £3.61
15cm x 20cm £8.38
UrgotulDuo Border
8cm x 8cm £2.27
10cm x 12cm £3.52
15cm x 20cm £8.17
Urgotul Start5cm x 7cm£2.80
11cm x 11cm £3.98
16cm x 21cm £9.50

 

Soft Polymer Wound Contact Dressing with Polyurethane Foam Film Backing - Sterile

Product

 

Size

Price

Allevyn Gentle 5cm x 5cm £1.21
 10cm x 10cm £2.40
 10cm x 20cm £3.86
 15cm x 15cm £4.03
 20cm x 20cm £6.44
UrgoCell Start TLC   6cm x 6cm £4.30
  10cm x 10cm £5.95
  15cm x 20cm £10.70
heel 12cm x 19cm £8.20
UrgoCell TLC  6cm x 6cm £1.74
 10cm x 10cm £2.53
 15cm x 20cm £5.74
heel 12cm x 19cm £4.52

 

Soft Silicone Wound Contact Dressing

For non-exuding to heavily exuding wounds; the dressing should be covered with a simple absorbent secondary dressing. Use with cre for heavily bleeding wounds.

Product Size Price
Adaptic Touch 5cm x 7.6cm £1.13
7.6cm x 11cm £2.25
12.7cm x 15cm  £4.65
20cm x 32cm  £12.50
AskinaSilNit 5cm x 7.5cm £1.20
7.5cm x 10cm £2.20
10cm x 18cm  £4.80
20cm x 30cm  £11.75
Mepilex Transfer7.5cm x 8.5cm £2.13
10cm x 12cm £3.35
15cm x 20cm  10.16
20cm x 50cm  25.97
Mepitel5cm x 7cm  1.57
8cm x 10cm 3.13
12cm x 15cm 6.34
20cm x 32cm
£17.27
Mepitel One 6cm x 7cm  £1.79
9cm x 10cm £3.36
13cm x 15cm £6.54
24cm x 27.5cm
£16.79
Silflex 5cm x 7cm £1.25
8cm x 10cm £2.55
12cm x 15cm £5.15
20cm x 30cm £13.25
35cm x 60cm £39.54
Silon-TSR
13cm x 13cm£3.52
13cm x 25cm£5.47
28cm x 30cm£7.37

Soft Silicone Contact Dressing with Polyurethane Foam Film Backing

Use with care for heavily bleeding wounds.

Product

Size

Price

Cutimed Siltec

5cm x 6cm £1.24
10cm x 10cm £2.33
10cm x 20cm £3.84
15cm x 15cm £4.35
20cm x 20cm £6.59
Cutimed Siltec Heel

16cm x 24cm £6.77
Cutimed Siltec L 5cm x 6cm £0.99
10cm x 10cm £2.00
15cm x 15cm £3.30

Episil Absorbent

7.5cm x 7.5cm £1.19
10cm x 10cm £2.16
10cm x 20cm £2.90
10cm x 30cm £4.25
15cm x 15cm £3.15
15cm x 20cm £4.10

Mepilex

10cm x 11cm £2.57
11cm x 20cm £4.24
15cm x 16cm £4.66
20cm x 21cm £7.03
20cm x 50cm £27.76
Mepilex Ag see silvered dressings
Mepilex Heel 13cm x 20cm £5.22
15cm x 22cm £6.01
Mepilex Lite 6cm x 8.5cm

£1.74

10cm x 10cm £2.08
15cm x 15cm £4.03
20cm x 50cm £25.46

With Silicone Adhesive Border

Product

Size

Price

Allevyn Gentle Border

 7.5cm x 7.5cm £1.43

10cm x 10cm

£2.10
12.5cm x 12.5cm £2.57
17.5cm x 17.5cm £5.07
Allevyn Gentle Border Heel

23cm x 23.2cm

£9.24

Allevyn Gentle Border Lite

5cm x 5cm £0.86
7.5cm x 7.5cm £1.33
10cm x 10cm

£2.07

5.5cm x 12cm

£1.77
8cm x 15cm

£3.29

15cm x 15cm

£3.65
Cutimed Siltec B 7.5cm x 7.5cm

£1.45

12.5cm x 12.5cm £3.06
15cm x 15cm £4.71
17.5cm x 17.5cm £4.97
22.5cm x 22.5cm £8.16
Cutimed Siltec Sacrum 17.5cm x 17.5cm £4.31
23cm x 23cm £7.02

Mepilex Border

7.5cm x 7.5cm 1.33
10cm x 10cm 2.63
10cm x 20cm

£3.56

10cm x 30cm

£5.36
15cm x 15cm

4.53

15cm x 20cm

5.87
Mepilex Border Lite
4cm x 5cm £0.91
5cm x 12.5cm £1.98
7.5cm x 7.5cm £1.37
10cm x 10cm £2.49
15cm x 15cm £4.06
Mepilex Border Sacrum18cm x 18cm £4.69
23cm x 23cm £7.64

References

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

Article Updated: June 2011

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