Wound care formulations can be personalized to provide an occlusive barrier, preventing exposure to microorganisms and environmental toxins, and a moist healing atmosphere. Here are some frequently asked questions.

Do personalized wound care formulations need to be refrigerated?

No, personalized topical wound formulations should not be refrigerated.

 


 

Can children use personalized wound care formulations?

In general, personalized wound care is not prescribed for children. Consult your physician.

 


 

How often should personalized wound care formulations be used?

Personalized wound care is typically applied twice daily, or with each dressing change. Specific instructions will be provided with your medication when dispensed.

 


 

Can personalized wound care formulations be used anywhere on the body?

Yes, when used as directed. Application site should not exceed 4.4 inch area.

 


 

Do personalized wound care formulations have any side effects?

There is a possibility of skin irritation, as with any topical medication. If a reaction occurs, discontinue use and contact your pharmacist or physician.

 


 

How do personalized wound care formulations aid the healing process?

Personalized wound care provides an occlusive barrier, preventing exposure to microorganisms and environmental toxins, and a moist healing atmosphere. This may allow wounds to heal faster than when exposed. Personalized wound care can also be customized with analgesics, antimicrobials, and/or antifungals.

 


 

What types of wounds may benefit from personalized wound care formulations?

Personalized wound care can be useful for wounds caused by trauma, chemical or physical scalds and burns, pressure, surgery, adverse effects of medications, and metabolic diseases, such as diabetes.

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