Q: I have a prescription for Sorbsan Ribbon 40cm dressing. Is there an equivalent dressing? This product is currently unobtainable.
A: The supplier (Aspen Medical) has indicated that the manufacturing of Sorbsan is being relocated to the USA. Production will resume in May/June. In the meantime, there may be a few alternatives available.
Please ensure that the prescription is altered appropriately. The following alternatives may be used:
Wound Management Dressing Cavity
- ActivHeal Alginate Rope
- Activheal Aquafiber Rope
- Algisite M Rope
- Algosteril Rope
- Aquacel Ribbon
- Curasorb Rope
- Melgisorb Cavity
- Sorbalgon T
- Suprasorb A
- Tegaderm Alginate
Please make sure that your choice is listed in your country’s drug Tariff before you get the prescription altered.
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