PROSHIELD Foam & Spray

Incontinence Cleanser

PROSHIELD Foam & Spray

PROSHIELD Foam & Spray is a gentle, pH balanced, non-aerosol, no-rinse moisturising cleanser which minimises irritation and dryness of the patient’s skin[1,2,3,4,5]. The product is formulated to help eliminate odour and break down dried stool, reducing the need to scrub delicate tissue[2,5].

 

Key benefits

  • Minimises irritation and dryness of the patient’s skin[1,2,3,4,6]
  • Formulated to help eliminate odour[1]
  • Moisturisers leave skin supple and hydrated[1]
  • Solubilisers help gently break down dried stool[2]
  • Foam and spray modes
  • Minimum rubbing when cleansing, minimising trauma to skin[2]
  • For removing urine and faeces, dried blood, post-operative antiseptic solutions and other hard to remove debris from patients[1,2,6]
  • Safe and effective[5]

Where can PROSHIELD Foam & Spray be used?

  • Elderly patients
  • Paediatrics and neonates[7]
  • Intact and injured skin associated with incontinence[8]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References
[1] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Ingredient Function Certification, 03 Feb 2016, PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.
[2] Data on File – Technical File PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser (Product Formulation/Specifications).
[3] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Glycerin, pp: 257-259.
[4] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Poloxamer, pp: 447-450.
[5] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Does Not Contain Ingredients Certification 11 Feb 2016 – PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.
[6] Data on File – Technical File PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser.
[7] Data on File – Investigation of the potential for kidney toxicity following dermal application of PROSHIELD Plus. Dr Morley T. July 2016.
[8] Title 21 CFR Part 347 – Skin protectant drug products for over-the-counter human use (Final Monograph, 06/2003).

 

Since the UK launch of PROSHIELD in 2011, excellent clinical results have been published for over 200 patients.

Clinical evidence encompasses the product use from neonates to the elderly in both the acute and primary care settings for intact and injured skin associated with incontinence.

 

PROSHIELD Plus clinical studies

Author(s) Title Publication
Best practice guidelines – Skin and wound care in Epidermolysis Bullosa Wounds International, 2017 View
Belcher, J., Bullock, V. McMannis, J. and Bethell, E. The development of a pathway for neonates with severe nappy rash Wounds UK, 2017, poster View
Denyer, J. and Pillay, E. Best Practice guidelines for skin and wound care in Epidermolysis Bullosa Wounds International, 2012 View
Drzewiecka, P. Skin care management: a new experience in a 21 bed nursing home Wounds UK, 2013, poster View
Howers, L. Evaluation of Proshield Plus in nursing homes for inclusion onto formulary in a healthcare trust Wounds UK, 2012, poster View
Kay, P. The treatment and management of a moisture lesion with an associated fungal infection Wounds UK, 2013, poster View
Lawson, A. A change of practice to a skin care system in an inpatient specialist palliative care unit Wounds UK, 2013, poster View
Ling, L. Proshield skin care protective system: a sequence of evaluations Wounds UK, 2011, poster View
Maxwell, J. and Sinclair, D. Treatment of moisture related lesions in children EWMA, 2012, poster View
Meuleneire, F. A new solution in the treatment of moisture lesions EPUAP, 2010, poster View
Moon, S. Case series: protecting and promoting healing in moisture lesions and pressure ulcers associated with incontinence Wounds UK, 2013, poster View
Siaw-Sakyi,V. and Mohamud, L. Use of the Proshield system on damaged skin across an acute setting Wounds UK, 2012, poster View
Wall, L. and Vernon, T. Launch of a skin care regime to reduce the incidence of moisture associated skin damage TVS, 2016, poster View
Williams, S. A barrier cream for skin breakdown Proshield Skin Cleanser and Proshield Plus Barrier Cream: case studies Wounds UK, 2011, poster View
Williams, S. and Flynn, D. Barrier creams for skin breakdown Nursing & Residential Care, 2011, 13(11) View

 

 

References
[1] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Ingredient Function Certification, 03 Feb 2016, PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.
[2] Data on File – Technical File PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser (Product Formulation/Specifications).
[3] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Glycerin, pp: 257-259.
[4] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Poloxamer, pp: 447-450.
[5] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Does Not Contain Ingredients Certification 11 Feb 2016 – PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.

Applying PROSHIELD Foam & Spray*

Spray PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser directly onto the affected area using either the foam and spray mode, gently wipe clean and pat dry (no rinsing required).

To use the spray mode, turn the nozzle to the ON position and pull the lever in firmly.
To use the foam mode, turn the nozzle to the ON position, pull out the tip of the nozzle to allow it to foam, pull the lever in firmly.

 

 

 

 

 

Answers to frequently asked questions

  • PROSHIELD Plus Skin Protectant has a special “tacky consistency” to ensure it adheres well to moist and dry skin[6,7]
  • Cleansing and reapplication of PROSHIELD should be repeated as often as necessary and in line with applicable local protocols:
    • For severe incontinence/diarrhoea, Best Practice Guidelines[8] recommends thorough cleansing and reapplication to be carried out after each incontinent episode
  • Check skin regularly and reapply if barrier cream is no longer visible on skin surface
  • Both products are safe and effective[5,7,9]
    • FREE FROM: Parabens, Petrolatum, latex, mineral oil, lanolin alcohol
  • For best results, store at room temperature below (below 25°C) in a dry place. Avoid extreme heat. Do not freeze
  • Single patient use only. Once open may be used through its expiration date

 

*See product insert leaflet for full instructions for use.

 

References
[1] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Ingredient Function Certification, 03 Feb 2016, PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.
[2] Data on File – Technical File PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser (Product Formulation/Specifications).
[3] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Glycerin, pp: 257-259.
[4] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Poloxamer, pp: 447-450.
[5] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Does Not Contain Ingredients Certification 11 Feb 2016 – PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.
[6] Data on File – Technical File PROSHIELD Plus Skin Protectant (Product Formulation/Specifications).
[7] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Does Not Contain Ingredients Certification 11 Feb 2016 – PROSHIELD Plus Skin Protectant.
[8] Beeckman, D. et al. Proceedings from the Global IAD Expert Panel, Incontinence-associated dermatitis: moving prevention forward. Wounds International 2015. Available to download from www.woundsinternational.com.
[9] Title 21 CFR Part 347 – Skin protectant drug products for over-the-counter human use (Final Monograph, 06/2003).

 

Item Size Product code PIP code NHSSC code
PROSHIELD Plus Skin Protectant 115g 8213030004 359-8760 ELZ537
PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser 235ml 8213015008 359-8752 ELZ536

 

References
[1] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Ingredient Function Certification, 03 Feb 2016, PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.
[2] Data on File – Technical File PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Incontinence Cleanser (Product Formulation/Specifications).
[3] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Glycerin, pp: 257-259.
[4] Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fourth Edition, Poloxamer, pp: 447-450.
[5] Data on File – Anderson, Larry, R&D/CMC (Fort Worth), Does Not Contain Ingredients Certification 11 Feb 2016 – PROSHIELD Foam & Spray Cleanser.