Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal hydrogel proven bactericidal against 51 gram +/- pathogens. Kills 99% of MRSA and 90% of VRE in 24 hours. Removes harmful debris, accelerates healing and is rated the #1 recommended topical wound/ulcer treatment by physicians.
AmeriGel® Wound Dressing is an FDA-approved, antimicrobial hydrogel indicated for stage I-IV pressure ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, diabetic skin ulcers, 1st and 2nd degree burns, post-surgical incisions with dehiscence, cuts and abrasions.
AmeriGel® Wound Dressing is the only wound care product on the market today with Oakin®. Extracted from nature, Oakin® provides the antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory as well as autolytic debriding properties found in AmeriGel® Wound Dressing. In MIC testing, Oakin® was shown to be bactericidal against 51 gram (+) and gram (-) microbes, including MRSA, VRE, Staph., Strep., Pseudomonas, Candida and T. Mentagrophytes. Other ingredients include Zinc Acetate, well known for its antiseptic and skin protectant properties and Polyethylene Glycol (PEG), which helps to maintain a moist wound environment for extended periods of time. PEG is also known to neutralize phenol.Mechanisms of Action
- Decreases cell membrane permeability
- Balances the mix of proteins in the wound site
- Proliferates proteins to the wound site
- Promotes the development of new granulation tissue growth
- Prompts wound contracture
No other product on the market today offers as many benefits as AmeriGel® Wound Dressing!Benefits
- Kills 99.2% of MRSA in 24 hours
- Bactericidal to combat and prevent infections
- Antimicrobial, antifungal & anti-inflammatory
- Debriding action will maintain a debris-free wound bed
- Provides a moist wound environment
- Accelerates healing
- Alternative to silver
- Clear and easy-to-follow post-operative nail surgery and wound care instructions
- Ease of application and use increases patient compliance
- OTC and easy to dispense
- Cost-effective treatment for improved patient outcomes and patient satisfaction
#1 rated topical by physicians for post-matrixectomy treatment for 7 straight years (see details) Debriding action eliminates the need for patient soaking. Reduces healing time by 20-50%. Neutralizes phenol. Prevents post-operative infections. Indicated for 1st and 2nd degree burns.Wound Care Benefits
#1 rated topical wound/ulcer treatment by physicians for 4 straight years. Promotes new granulation tissue development. Has a demonstrated efficacy of 77%. Antimicrobial - combats and prevents infections. Debriding action maintains a debris-free wound bed following sharp debridement.Dispensing AmeriGel® Wound Dressing
- Post-Matrixectomies - Neutralizes phenol, reduces healing times and is indicated for 1st and 2nd degree burns.
- Nail Avulsions - Reduces healing times.
- Post-Verrucae Removals - Reduces healing times and reoccurrence rate.
- Diabetic Ulcers - Reduces healing times, prevents infections and removes devitalized tissue.
- Secondary Dressing over Bioengineered Alternative Tissue (BAT) - Reduces healing times and maintains moisture to prevent desiccation of BAT application.
- Stasis Ulcers - Reduces healing times, prevents infections and may be used under compression.
- Pressure Ulcers - Reduces healing times, prompts wound contracture and prevents infections.
AmeriGel® Wound Dressing is classified by the FDA as a sterile antimicrobial hydrogel wound filler. The primary ingredient, Oakin® (Oak Extract) is bactericidal (In vitro) and provides the antimicrobial, antifungal and aggressive autolytic debriding properties. Other ingrediants include Meadowsweet extract, Polyethylene Glycol 400, Polyethylene Glycol 3350, Water, Zinc Acetate.Indications for Usage
Stage I - IV pressure ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, diabetic skin ulcers, 1st and 2nd degree burns, post surgical incisions, cuts and abrasions.Contraindications
Do not use if there is a known allergy or sensitivity to Oak or any other ingredient.Precautions
For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Do not use on children under 2 years of age without consulting a physician.Adverse Reactions
None Known.Dosage and Administration
Apply a thin layer to cover the wound bed and overlap onto the periwound skin. Cover with a moist saline gauze or a secondary dressing of choice.
Simply the best post-operative care product I have ever used. I use AmeriGel Wound Dressing for my ulcers, phenol & alcohol atrixectomies, and post-op dehiscent wounds. Nothing comes close.
Alap P. Shah, DPM
"...patient's chronic ankle ulcer closed in one month."
A patient had an ulcer on the ankle for months. She was seen by a Dermatologist and General Surgeon who sent her for whirlpool without improvement. I put her on AmeriGel Wound Dressing and closed her ulcer in one month.
Glenn McPhillips, DPM
"...no other products have helped like AmeriGel has..."
I have been using AmeriGel Wound Dressing and Care Lotion on my problem patients for just a few short weeks, and I've already begun to see very good results. I have used many other products, such as creams, casts, gels and dressings, but none have helped my patients with chronic or problem wounds like AmeriGel has. I am going to continue using these products on other patients.
Franklin Levinson, DPM
N. Bergen, NJ
"...proven to be one of the most effective dressings I have ever used.."
AmeriGel has proven to be one of the most effective dressings I have ever used. It is great on many types of wounds as it starts healing almost immediately. I have tried many other products with little, or slow success. AmeriGel is clearly superior. I have recommended this product to my patients and the hospitals I am affiliated with.
George J. Haedicke, DMD, MD, PA
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
"...great results with Amerigel post matrixectomy..."
I have done thousands of these since writing the original paper on NaOH matrixectomies in 1980." "I personally, have had great results with AmeriGel use after these procedures and it is my standard at this time, eliminating the need for soaking 2 times a day.
Gerald R. Travers, DPM
Colorado Springs, CO
"...a "blessing" to my patients in many ways..."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing has been a "blessing" to my patients in many ways. First, it is OTC and relatively inexpensive making longer-term therapy cost-effective for my patients. Second, the diabetic neuropathic ulcerations I have treated have granulated and re-epithelialized more rapidly with AmeriGel than Panafil or Santyl and AmeriGel rivals Regranex's results at 1/20th the cost! Last but certainly not least, Amerigel has shortened the healing period for my phenol matrixectomies as well as obviated the need for post-op soaking. Thank you for helping me more effectively treats my patients!
Harold Malofsky, DPM, FACFS
Ft. Worth, Texas
" ...found AmeriGel to be a superb product..."
I have used Amerigel products for over 2 years in my busy practice. I have found AmeriGel Wound Dressing to be a superb product with shortened healing times and patient satisfaction is very rewarding.
Daniel Klein, DPM, CWS
Fort Smith, AR
"...I use AmeriGel as a first choice..."
Regranex is 20 times more expensive, but not 20 times better. I use AmeriGel Wound Dressing as a first choice wound care topical in diabetic ulcers in addition to nail matrixectomy post-op care. My patients love the convenience of once a day dressing changes.
Scott M. Soulier, DPM, MSPH
Salt Lake City, UT
"Fabulous product - Truly a miracle!..."
Fabulous product - Truly a miracle! I have treated some of my most difficult cases very successfully with your fine product (AmeriGel Wound Dressing).
David P. Bartos, DPM
"...cut healing time in half..."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing has cut healing time in half following chemical matrixectomies.
Kevin L. Sneider, DPM
Port Clinton, OH
"...incredible results using AmeriGel..."
After thirty years in private practice, I cannot believe the incredible results using AmeriGel (Wound Dressing) compared to soaking after nail matrixectomy. In fact, when I give the patients a choice between soaking and AmeriGel, 99% request AmeriGel. This is a win-win situation for everybody.
Harvey Wine, DPM
"...AmeriGel terrific after toenail surgery and other wounds..."
Your AmeriGel Wound Dressing is terrific after toenail surgery and other wounds. I have been in practice for 34 years and this product works the best!! Thank You.
Robert E. Fridrich, DPM
Green Valley, AZ
"AmeriGel has worked fantastically..."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing has worked fantastically with matrixectomy procedures and ulcerations. Our patients have loved how easy it is to use and how well it works.
Peter Brieloff, DPM
"...I use AmeriGel with 99% of my P&As..."
I started using AmeriGel (wound dressing) with some skepticism at first, and now I use it with 99% of my P&A's and healing wounds which require a wet-dry type dressing.
Michael R. Cosenza, DPM, AACFAS
Ukiah/Santa Rosa, CA
"AmeriGel is the best topical..."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing is the best topical for ulcers and post-op nail surgery.
Richard Belli, DPM
"...drainage after total nail removal reduced by 50%...
The reduction in drainage after total nail removal and chemical matrixectomy has been reduced by 50% with the use of AmeriGel Wound Dressing versus topical corticosteroid/antibiotic solution remedies.
Joseph S. Borreggine, DPM
"...one of the BEST wound dressings we have ever used."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing is one of the BEST wound dressings we have ever used.
Premier Foot & Ankle Surgeons
"Amazing product and excellent Customer Service..."
Amazing product (AmeriGel Wound Dressing) and excellent Customer Service! We appreciate all that you do.
Julie DeSimone, D.Ch. B.Sc.
Sudbury, ON, Canada
"...after four weeks the wound is healing..."
Thank you for introducing me to your skin care products. My elderly, diabetic mother had a problem wound for months- it wouldn't heal. After using Amerigel ointment for four weeks, the wound is healing. The product did exactly what you said it would.
Dr. William Bosworth
General and Family Medicine
"...Amerigel is a terrific product..."
Recently I relocated to another part of the state. I investigated new products to enable myself to standout from my peers. AmeriGel Wound Dressing is a terrific product for my post-op phenol matrixectomies. My patient's appreciate the convenient qd dressing changes as well as the easy accessibility when purchasing it in the office. The Amerigel Care lotion for Diabetics is another success. My patient's are complimenting the office left and right!
Olga Luepschen, DPM
"...30% reduction in healing time, less drainage..."
There are so many wound healing products available. They always make the claim that they reduce healing time. I've tried numerous products, so I was hesitant to try AmeriGel Wound Dressing, feeling it was just another "product." Boy, was I wrong. I have noticed a 30% reduction in healing time, less drainage and a satisfied patient. No more soaks and Cortisporin Otic.
Anthony S. Sikoutris, DPM, FACFAS
"AmeriGel has revolutionized P&A nail surgery..."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing has revolutionized P&A toenail surgery. Post-op inflammation has been dramatically reduced and healing time is considerably shorter. Patients love it.
James H. Kilgore, DPM
"Thank you for your outstanding product..."
Thank you for your outstanding product (AmeriGel Wound Dressing). We use it daily.
Danielle Hone, Nurse (Podiatry practice)
"...AmeriGel very successful in expediting the healing process."
We recommend to our surgery patients (i.e.: toenail surgery) AmeriGel Wound Dressing and it has been very successful in expediting the healing process.
Lelia PeBenito, Nurse (Podiatry practice)
"...patients appreciate efficacy & low cost..."
In our practice, we have been using AmeriGel Wound Dressing for post-operative treatment following phenol procedures for ingrown toenails and curettage of verruca. The patients appreciate the efficacy and low cost of the product.
Philip Adler, DPM
Podiatry Associates of Florida
"...a great product because it heals faster and debrides better..."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing is a great product because it heals faster and debrides better than others I have tried.
Barbara Rien, DPM
Boca Raton, FL
"We LOVE AmeriGel!..."
We LOVE AmeriGel! Our patients are asked to buy a tube after every wart or ingrown nail removal. They don't question it at all, especially when their wound heals twice as fast as when we used soaking!
Tracy Baer, Nurse (Podiatry practice)
"I am recommending AmeriGel to all my colleagues..."
I am very pleased with AmeriGel Wound Dressing for P&A's and am recommending it to all my colleagues. I have not used it on ulcers or other wounds, but plan to.
Robert C. Tyrrell, DPM Cherry Hill, NJ
"...should never use anything else."
AmeriGel Wound Dressing - Super for P&A procedure - should never use anything else
Lewis Sims, DPM
"AmeriGel Wound Dressing is Great! We live by it."
Meghan Hickey Pace, Office Mgr (Podiatry practice)
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