Epi-Kool Pak

Epi-Kool Pak

Manufacturer:

RX Pharma

Distributor:

DCH Auriga
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Instant absorbent cold pad with adhesive strip.
Description
One box contains: 3 x Perineal Cold Pad; 1 x Support Mesh Pant.
More convenient than sitz bath.
More comfortable than an ice bag.
Offers safer handling than ice.
This product provides an initial temperature of approximately 33°F (0.6°C).
Disposable. Single-Use Only.
Contains: Ammonium Nitrate, Water, and special additives.
Action
How does Epi-Kool pak work: By squeezing or folding the pad, the inner pouch containing water will mix with the cooling chemical. The reaction will cause an immediate temperature change.
Epi-Kool pak will provide up to 45 minutes of cold therapy for perineal swelling and pain. Once activated, the temperature initially drops to around 0.6°C & then gradually warms up after contact with the body and the discharge.
Epi-Kool pak does not need to be wet to transmit the coldness.
Indications/Uses
Usage: After vaginal delivery, haemorrhoids and other perineal surgery.
Convenient, effective, pain relief solution after vaginal delivery & post perineal surgery.
Fast relief for pain and inflammation of the perineal area.
Ideal for use after (childbirth) vaginal delivery and/or perineal surgeries.
Promotes early ambulation after childbirth.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Usage Instruction: When using the pad, it must first be activated to experience the cold sensation. The chemical pad and water pouch inside the pad must be broken to allow reaction of the 2 components.
Read activation directions before opening package (see Directions for Use under Cautions for Usage).
Warnings
For External Use Only. Harmful if swallowed. If swallowed, give one or two glasses of milk or water and induce vomiting. Consult physician or send patient to hospital immediately or call Poison Control Center immediately. Keep away from fire, open flame, excessive heat, or combustible material. Do not puncture. In case of contact with skin, eyes, or open wound, flush with water and consult physician. Check patient and pack regularly during product use to prevent leakage. Discard leaking pack immediately. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not refrigerate to reuse; injury may result.
Do not use without supervision.
Do not use on sensory impaired patients.
Caution For Usage
For single use only. Discard after using. Do not attempt to use this product by freezing as frostbite may result.
Directions for Use: Activate the pad as follows: 1. Do not remove the plastic covering.
2. Fold across center of unopened package until inner bubble ruptures. Do not twist the pad.
3. Shake contents up and down vigorously about 15 seconds while still in outer package to mix chemicals.
4. Remove the pad from the plastic covering (outer package) and peel back adhesive liner.
5. Wear the pad with the cold surface towards the affected area.
6. Wear the Support Mesh Pant to secure the pad in place.
(Apply non-adhesive side to patient and secure pack to undergarment.)
7. Discard after each use.
Storage
Store at room temperature.
MIMS Class
Surgical Dressings & Wound Care
Presentation/Packing
Perineal cold pad 3's (w/ support mesh pant 1's).
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