Intended for single-dose administration. Please see full placement instructions in Prescribing Information.

XARACOLL Placement Instructions

From package to procedure with no need for special preparation

3 collagen implants should be cut in half and placed into surgical site dry

3 halves should be placed into the inguinal hernia repair site below the site of mesh placement

3 remaining halves should be placed between the muscle/fascia layer and skin closure

ADDITIONAL Placement Instructions

  • Supplied as a sterile product that should be handled using aseptic technique
  • Inspect packaging and implants; do not use if damaged
  • Outer pouch and inner blister should be peeled open aseptically
  • Avoid excessive handling and compression of the collagen implants



  • Known hypersensitivity to bupivacaine or to any local anesthetic agent of the amide- type or to other components of XARACOLL
  • Obstetrical paracervical block anesthesia. The use of bupivacaine in this technique has resulted in fetal bradycardia and death