How does AllaQuix Help Clot Blood Quickly with Chitosan?

What is AllaQuix®

AllaQuix® High Performance Stop Bleeding Gauze™ is a high-tech gauze pad. It is a professional-grade hemostat that is specifically designed to stop bleeding, even for people who normally have trouble stopping bleeding. Medical professionals would describe AllaQuix® as a topical, active hemostatic wound dressing.

AllaQuix® High Performance has been cleared by FDA for OTC use for the management of minor cuts, minor scalds and first-degree burns, abrasions, and lacerations. No prescription is needed.

AllaQuix® is for people who are looking for a better way to stop bleeding quick. AllaQuix® is for everyone and anyone who wants to stop bleeding quick like the pros and get back to doing what you want! 

AllaQuix® is not for medical emergencies, serious wounds, or persistent bleeding.

AllaQuix® is made from medical-grade chitosan.
AllaQuix® is an effective way to stop bleeding fast by using the same technology as medical professionals.

Medical professionals often utilize chitosan to help  their patients stop bleeding quickly. Rather than cauterizing, they use chitosan technology to clot the blood without the smell.

What is Chitosan?

AllaQuix® High Performance is made from medical-grade chitosan. Chitosan has a long history as a hemostat (blood stopper) and dozens of published scientific and medical studies. Chitosan has been used by medical professionals in the U.S. military, hospitals, and EMS for the past 20+ years to stop bleeding fast. Chitosan hemostats have even been aboard Air Force One.

Chitosan has a long history as a hemostat in surgery and the military. Chitosan causes the rapid control of bleeding called hemostasis. Chitosan also has antimicrobial activity and stimulates wound healing.

Chitosan is a naturally occurring, biocompatible polysaccharide. Chitosan is derived from the shells of shellfish.

Chitosan exhibits many beneficial properties in medicine including rapid control of bleeding and bacteriostatic activity. Chitosan has also been shown to stimulate wound healing.

Please note that chitosan is derived from shellfish. Individuals with known shellfish allergies should exercise caution in the use of any product containing chitosan.

The processing of the chitosan fibers of AllaQuix® neutralizes and purifies the source, designed to eliminate any potential clinical complications.  Processing of the chitosan includes deacetylation, which effectively removes all animal protein, which may cause an allergic reaction.

A study was published in Military Medicine evaluating “Safety of Chitosan Bandages in Shellfish Allergic Patients.” The study concluded that all patients with a documented shellfish allergy tolerated the bandage without allergic reactions. “The results from this study were consistent with two previous studies demonstrating the safety of other chitin-derived products in patients allergic to shellfish.”

How does AllaQuix® work?

AllaQuix® High Performance is high-tech gauze made from medical-grade chitosan. Chitosan has been used and proven by medical professionals for the past 20+ years to stop bleeding fast.

AllaQuix® works independently of the clotting cascade - which means AllaQuix® will work whether the body is able to clot blood on its own or not. That makes AllaQuix® ideal for people on blood thinners like Coumadin, warfarin, and Eliquis, for those who have thin skin or are “bleeders”, and for those who have bleeding or clotting disorders, like hemophilia or von Willebrand’s disease.

The chitosan fibers in AllaQuix® High Performance have a positive charge. Red blood cells have a negative charge. Once the AllaQuix® gauze is on the wound, the chitosan fibers in AllaQuix® attract red blood cells. It’s almost like a magnet to get the red blood cells to bind to the AllaQuix® gauze and form a seal over the wound to control bleeding.

AllaQuix® Stop Bleeding Gauze is easy to use -- simply open the pouch and apply the gauze pad to the wound.

AllaQuix® helps red blood cells form a clot on the surface of the skin to stop minor wounds from bleeding quickly.

How is AllaQuix® different?

AllaQuix® High Performance is effective, economical, and easy-to-use. If you are looking for a better way to stop bleeding, AllaQuix® may be what you are looking for to stop bleeding quick like the pros.

AllaQuix® High Performance may be ideal for people who are on anti-coagulation therapy or blood thinners, people with bleeding and clotting disorders, such as hemophilia and von Willebrand’s syndrome, and people who are “bleeders”, because AllaQuix® works independently of the body’s clotting mechanism.

Chitosan hemostats have been widely used in the professional medical setting, including hundred of thousands of applications in the US military in combat. Decades of use by medical professionals and dozens of scientific and medical studies back-up the use of chitosan hemostats (blood stoppers) to control bleeding.

AllaQuix® is currently available in hemophilia treatment centers and leading dermatology clinics across the U.S.

AllaQuix is advantageous for hemophilia treatment centers and dermatology clinics across the globe.

Advantages of AllaQuix®

  • Easy-on/easy-off – simply open the package and put AllaQuix® on the wound
  • No mess
  • Effectively controls bleeding, even if the body has trouble controlling bleeding
  • Adheres without adhesive
  • No irritation, burning, or stinging
  • Can be used for minor bleeding and burns
  • Soft and flexible, like gauze, can be cut or rolled
  • Can be used by all ages

AllaQuix®  is available in 3 sizes: Large (2"x2"), X-Large (4"x4"), and XX-Large (6"x6"). No latex is used in the manufacturing of AllaQuix®. The wound dressings are packaged sterile.

Please read full Instructions for Use before using any AllaQuix® products.

This document does not replace the advice and instructions of a healthcare professional.

When in doubt, seek the advice a medical professional.

Please note that all mentions of AllaQuix® in this document refer to AllaQuix® High Performance Stop Bleeding Gauze™ unless otherwise noted. The full product name was shortened to improve readability.


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