Drug Information

Absorbable collagen

Absorbable collagen

Brand Names: U.S.

  • CollaCote®;
  • CollaPlug®;
  • CollaTape®
Pharmacologic Category

  • Hemostatic Agent
Dosing: AdultControl of bleeding: Topical: A sufficiently large dressing should be selected so as to completely cover the oral wound

Dosing: PediatricRefer to adult dosing.

Dosing: GeriatricRefer to adult dosing.

Dosage Forms: U.S.Excipient information presented when available (limited, particularly for generics); consult specific product labeling.

Wound dressing:

3/8” x 3/4

3/4” x 1 1/2

1” x 3”

Generic Equivalent Available: U.S.Yes

UseHemostatic

Adverse Reactions SignificantNo data reported.

ContraindicationsNo data reported

Drug Interactions

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There are no known significant interactions.

LactationCompatible

Mechanism of ActionThe highly porous sponge structure absorbs blood and wound exudate. The collagen component causes aggregation of platelets which bind to collagen fibrils. The aggregated platelets degranulate, releasing coagulation factors that promote the formation of fibrin.

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