Nampons are clinically proven
to stop nosebleeds fast
Nampons contain a proprietary and patented active micro-dispersed oxidized cellulose that stops anterior bleeding fast. Oxidized cellulose has been used for over 50 years by millions of hospitals and first responders to help stop mild to moderate bleeding.
In 2017, a comprehensive study of Nampon nasal plugs using samples over a two year period was published in the Netherlands by Dr. teGrotenhuis. The paper, titled "Use of Hemostatic Nasal Plugs in Emergency Medical Services In The Netherlands" concluded that the nasal plug is an effective adjunct in the prehospital treatment of severe and uncontrolled epistaxis (nosebleeds).
Furthermore, initial clinical studies performed in 1999-2000 in the Czech Republic examined the haemostatic power of m•doc in surgical applications. This trial was a multicentre, randomised trial involving >200 patients. A number of different surgical procedures were used for this evaluation including maxillofacial surgery, general abdominal surgery, thoracic surgery, pulmonary surgery and Aesthetic surgery. This trial randomly divided all the patients into two groups with sterile contained m•doc powered applied to treat bleeding in half the patients with normal surgical bleeding procedures and the control group just used normal surgical bleeding procedures. As expected, from a safety perspective no adverse events were reported. A significant result was found in this trial that observed a reduction (p<0.001) in bleeding when m•doc was used.
How Nampons stop the bleed
When applied to a wound, a number of effects occur. First, m•doc physically retards the blood flow, slowing down the bleed. In addition, m•doc provides a surface or scaffold for proteins and cells in the blood to bind to and interact with, which greatly promotes quicker blood clotting.
Secondly, m•doc absorbs water and swells to form a gel-like structure. This combined with the binding of large proteins and cells in the blood effectively create a "plug, " which acts as a physical barrier to bleeding.
Lastly, m•doc activates platelets in the blood. These activated platelets aggregate, which significantly reduce the clotting time of blood and hence, stops the bleed.
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