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Treatment Advice

From your heels to your toes- use our special footcare advice to identify your condition.

Blisters

Which types of shoes are most likely to cause blisters?

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Blisters

How to keep your feet smiling at music festivals

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Blisters

Which sports cause blisters the most?

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Blisters

How to avoid injuries in the gym

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Blisters

Keep your feet healthy this summer

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Blisters

Getting active and outdoors this summer

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Blisters

A beginners’ guide to hiking

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Blisters

How to train for a marathon

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Blisters

Hydrocolloid Plaster: Mode of Action

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All products- Frequently Asked Questions

Does COMPEED® contain any of the following ingredients: latex/ cellophane/ Gluten/Abitol/ Benzoyl peroxide/ Nickel (II) sulfate/ Mathacrylate?

No, please be assured that our plasters do not contain latex, cellophane or gluten. Our plasters are also tested regarding sensitisation and irritation; these are standardised tests and both tests are negative

Is COMPEED® disposable/biodegradable?

For the moment, our packs are not biodegradable but we fully understand the need of environmental friendly packs and our teams are constantly working on this topic. Please make sure to discard in the appropriate waste channels.

Do COMPEED® plasters contain any active ingredients?

All of our patches except corn active do not contain any active ingredients. Corn active contains salicylic acid that helps to soften the corn.

Are the plasters okay for diabetics?

No, diabetes is a contraindication.
Diabetes can lead to problems of the circulation and to nerve damage, which can in turn lead to ulceration of the extremities or poor healing of wounds. Because of this it is sensible for diabetics to take special care when treating themselves for similar situations. We advise diabetics not to use Compeed plasters unless they have consulted an appropriate health care professional.

Can COMPEED® products be used by pregnant women?

COMPEED® Blister & Cold Sore plasters may be used by pregnant women. As always in this situation, if the women is any way unsure, she should consult her doctor.
The COMPEED® Active Corn plaster contains salicylic acid as an active ingredient, the product should only be used by pregnant women after consultation with their doctor.

Are there any contraindications for using COMPEED® plasters during breastfeeding?

There is no contraindication to use during breastfeeding except for corn active which contains salicylic acid, although this population has not been studied.