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Are there any gelatine-free products in the Oakmed range?

Recently, we’ve been receiving a number of questions regarding our product range. One of which was, ‘Are your products gelatine-free?’.

Of course, for many ostomates, this information can be very important when choosing which bag will offer the qualities that they need. Gelatine is an extract from the protein collagen found in animal tissues and is therefore generally avoided by people who are following a vegan or vegetarian diet. Likewise, Sikh, Hindu & Jain customs may also require people to try and avoid gelatine products if possible.

To help make things a bit clearer, we’re going to list all of the gelatine-free products in our range below.

Primo

The Primo range has been designed with patients and Healthcare Professionals and comes with a whole host of benefits. As well as being gelatine-free, our Primo bags are anatomically shaped and have a fantastic reputation for minimal reports of any skin reactions.
Click here to view our Primo range.

Microskin

Unique to Oakmed, the Microskin adhesive is thin, transparent and flexible. One of the best qualities that this range has to offer is the fact that it easily moulds to all of the body’s contours and creases – therefore significantly reducing the risk of any leakages.
Click here to view our Microskin range.

Alginate

Owing to its name, products in this range all contain an adhesive called Alginate. The Alginate range has been developed to promote skin integrity, absorbs moisture and is also great for helping to heal sore or damaged skin.
Click here to view our Alginate range.

Soft Convex

The soft convex range offers plenty of choice and high levels of security. With features including an odour eliminating system, high output bag and hypoallergenic adhesive properties, these bags are available in both pre-cut and cut to fit sizes.
Click here to view our Soft Convex range.

Low Profile Soft Convex

Whilst continuing to offer the same superior flexibility and comfort benefits, our Low Profile Soft Convex range gives you 3.5mm of convexity. An extremely cost-effective product, bags are available in both drainable and closed, tapered edge Hydrocolloid and healing Alginate adhesives.
Click here to view our Low Profile Soft Convex Range.

If you have any further questions regarding our product range, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. You can reach us via our website, or by calling us on 01604 586529 to speak to one of our expert representatives.

 


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