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Urinary drainage bags are used as a urine collection bag for catheters and designed to be hygienic and user-friendly. We have a wide variety of urinary drainage bags and urine pouches made up of durable, medical-grade vinyl material and include graduated markers to measure urine output accurately. They provide improved care for the patient and comfort handling for the caregiver. Urinary drainage bags come in basically two types. Bedside drainage bags that hang from the bedside or a wheelchair and Urine leg bags can be strapped to the user's thigh. Urinary drainage bags are for use by bed-ridden patients, hospitalized patients, or night-time usage by those who suffer from incontinence. Leg Bags are appropriate for more active users who suffer from urinary incontinence.

What are the types of Urine Drainage Bags?

Bedside Drainage Bags

A bedside drainage bag is connected to the catheter tubing and allows for free flow of urine from the bladder via the catheter and into the urine bag. These bags may also be used for nephrostomy draining. Drainage bags are available in a variety of sizes and capacities. User-friendly features improve their utility.

  • Anti-reflux: There are bedside bags with anti-reflux flutter valve which minimizes the reflux of urine from the urine bag back into the drainage tube. Eg: Bard Urine Drainage Bag, Medline Urinary Drainage Bag.

  • Usage: There are single-use and multiple-use drainage bags, some with built-in anti-kink drain tubes.

  • Antimicrobial: Some bedside bags have a bacteriostatic collection system impregnated with a novel antimicrobial agent to repel pathogens responsible for catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
  • Urinemeters: There are bags with urine meters to measure urine output making it easy on the caregiver especially with patients.
  • Sensitivity: We carry both latex drainage bags and latex-free drainage bags. There are sterile bedside bags and non-sterile bedside bags.

Urine Leg Bags

Catheter leg bags are convenient for those individuals who lead an active lifestyle. They allow for hassle-free daily activities with the bag concealed under your clothing. Urinary leg bags are meant for daytime usage and at night the catheter must be connected to a bedside bag which has a larger capacity. Leg bags are connected to the catheter and then strapped to the inside thigh or calf using Velcro or elastic straps. It must be placed lower than the bladder in order to prevent reflux of urine back into the bladder. Leg bags for catheters come with multiple features. Choosing a urine leg bag will depend on what options you are looking for.

  • Twist Turn Drain Valve: The twist drainage outlet valve is for quick and easy emptying. It is convenient for those with limited dexterity and reduces incidents of spills. There are no closure caps that could become loose or get misplaced. Eg: Medline Leg Bag

  • Flip Flo Valve: Leg bags with flip flo valve option allows for easy opening and closing of the drainage valve using a simple flip. This option provides added security and ease of use. Eg: Bard Dispoz-A-Bag

  • Anti-reflux valve: The anti-reflux valve prevents back flow of urine from the bag back into the bladder. Eg: Hollister Leg Bag, Conveen Leg Bag

  • T-T Drainage Valve: Leg bags with T-Tap valve provide easy operations when emptying out the bag. Eg: Cardinal Health Drainage Leg Bag with T-Tap Valve

Drainage Bag Accessories

There is a wide range of drainage bag accessories required at some point or the other by drainage bag users. They include drainage bag straps, drainage bag holders and hangers, drain bottles, drain valves, drainage bag clamps and plugs, drainage bag extension tubes, etc.

We carry an extensive range of catheter drainage bags types from top manufacturers. We have Urinary Drainage Bags from Bard, Medline, Coloplast, other urinary drainage bags with Velcro, Foley catheter drainage bags, etc.

Drainage Bag - FAQs

How often to change/When to replace a urine drainage bag?

A urinary drainage bag should be replaced after 4 weeks of use. It is also recommended to consult doctor as they may prescribe a more frequent change.

How do you clean a urinary bag?

  • Wash your hands well with soap and water.
  • Disconnect the bag from the catheter tubing. Connect the tubing to the backup bag or drainage device.
  • Drain any remaining urine from the bag you just disconnected. Close the drainage valve.
  • Pour some warm (not hot) soapy water into the bag. Swish the soap around, being sure to get the corners of the bag.
  • Open the drainage valve to drain the soap. Close the valve.
  • Use a certain solution to clean the bag if your healthcare provider advises one. Solutions that may be advised include:
    • 2 parts vinegar and 3 parts water.
    • 1 tablespoon of chlorine bleach mixed with a 1/2 cup of water
  • Ask your healthcare provider how often you should clean your bag. Ask what solution you should use to reduce odor and keep your bag free of germs.
  • Shake the solution a bit and let it remain in the bag for 30 minutes.
  • Drain the solution and rinse the bag with cold tap water.
  • Hang the bag to drain and air-dry.

Where should urinary drainage bag be kept?

  • Where to place a catheter leg bag?

    • Leg bags are available for placement on thigh as well as calf.
    • Depending on the size of the leg bag and activeness of the wearer, the user may choose which on eto purchase.
    • For more active users and users who prefer to use a large drainage bag, a placement on thigh would be more suitable
    • For people who prefer medium or small bag and those who are less active, a placement on calf would be fine.
  • Where to place a bedside catheter bag?

    • When the user is getting in bed, the bedside drainage bag should be kept near the bed
    • The bag should be below the level of patient, hanging the bag on bedframe is one of the most preferred method
    • It is important to make sure neither the bag, nor the tubing is reaching above the height of the patient as this will cause adverse effect on flow of urine
    • Make sure the tubing is properly managed - there should be no kinking and the tube should be kept close to bed to avoid entangling with footsteps.

How often should the urine bag be emptied?

A drainage bag must always be emptied in 4-hour cycles whether the bag is full or not. If the bag fills prior to the 4-hour cycle, please empty the bag immediately.

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