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Re: [IP] Cavilon barrier cream


IV Prep is a "barrier wipe."  It's purpose is to protect the skin but it 
is also tacky to a small degree.  I use it to protect more than 
anything.  I use the Ultraflex and have successful sites.  HTH


Michael wrote:

>>Micheal and others!!!
>>Has anyone used Cavilon durable barrier cream?  Micheal mentioned it
>>as something to try to reduce skin irritation from Mastisol.  It
>>seems to me that it is a cream that is applied before Mastisol (or
>>other adhesive) to protect the skin....is this what it is used for??
>>Also, I am unsure what a barrier wipe is...is IV prep considered a
>>barrier wipe? Thanks for the help!
>I haven't used it nor has Lily, but my understanding is that is has 
>adhesive qualities as well. It is a skin prep/barrier cream to which 
>the tape should adhere well.
>There are some users in the group, hopefully you will get better info 
>from them.
> Michael
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