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    Equitex Medicated Poultice Dressing

    Manufacturer: Value Plus
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    Equitex Medicated Poultice Dressing is an easy to use, non-sterile, all purpose poultice dressing for horses. Contains a mild antiseptic, Boric Acid (60g/kg) which is the main active ingredient and also contains Tragacanth (136g/kg). 100% cotton dressing with a non woven cover that can be applied to the wound or area and has a plastic cover on the reverse side to help keep the bandage together and to help retain heat (when used as a hot dressing). Has a variety of uses and can be used as a hot dressing, cold dressing, dry dressing or even for pressure padding. Can be cut to size, as required Dressing size: 20cm x 40cm. Extensive trials conducted with leading equine veterinarians, horse trainers and horse studs Application Guide Hot poultice dressing. Cut Equitex to the size required and place in a shallow tray of boiled water which has been allowed to cool to 38°C. Once saturated, remove dressing from water and gently squeeze out excess water. Place dressing on the affected area with the plastic backing away from the skin. Hold in place with a stretch conforming, elastic adhesive or cohesive bandage. For open wounds, normal antiseptic precautions must be taken. Cold poultice dressing. After soaking in boiled water, allow to cool thoroughly, then apply to the affected area. The dressing can also be chilled in the refrigerator in the outer plastic bag. Dry dressing or pressure padding. Apply directly to the affected area and bandage with a stretch conforming elastic or adhesive bandage