Coloplast Self-Cath Male Intermittent Catheter

Coloplast Self-Cath Male Intermittent Catheter

Brand/Manufacturer: COLOPLAST




Coloplast Self-Cath Straight Tip Male Intermittent Catheter is designed for intermittent self-catheterization. It is intended for those individuals who are unable to promote a natural urine flow or for those who have a significant volume of residual urine following a natural bladder-voiding episode. Self-Cath features fire-polished eyelets for comfort and siliconized surface for smooth insertion.

Item #DescPkg Price 
408 8FR, With Blue Funnel End Each $0.10
408 8FR, With Blue Funnel End 30/Pack $2.60
410 10FR, With Black Funnel End Each $0.10
410 10FR, With Black Funnel End 30/Pack $2.60
412 12FR, With White Funnel End Each $0.10
412 12FR, With White Funnel End 30/Pack $2.60
414 14FR, With Green Funnel End Each $0.10
414 14FR, With Green Funnel End 30/Pack $2.60
416 16FR, With Orange Funnel End Each $0.10
416 16FR, With Orange Funnel End 30/Pack $2.60
418 18FR, With Red Funnel End Each $0.10
418 18FR, With Red Funnel End 30/Pack $2.60

Coloplast Self-Cath Catheter Features

  • Made of flexible medical grade PVC
  • Intended for use in male patients (neonates, infants, children, adolescents and transitional adolescents) requiring bladder drainage as determined by their physician
  • Each Straight-Tip Catheter is made with the highest quality standards dedicated to patient comfort and ease of use
  • Single-use only
  • Length: 16-inch long
  • Coloplast Self-Cath is sterile and latex-free

How to perform self-catheterization?

  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for a minute.
  • Remove Self-Cath Catheter from the pack
  • Position yourself comfortably over the toilet or on a seat (if draining into a drainage bag).
  • Clean the opening of the urethra and surrounding area 
  • Insert the rounded end of the catheter into the urethra with a gentle pressure. When the catheter reaches the required position urine will start to flow. Stop pushing the catheter inside.
  • When urine stops flowing, remove catheter from urethra 
  • Dispose of the catheter in accordance with local rules and regulations
  • Wash your hands after use.

Coloplast Intermittent Catheter Specifications

Catheter Length

16 Inches

Catheter TipStraight tip
Catheter MaterialPVC



Catheter FunnelFunnel End

Catheter Style

Uncoated Catheters

Catheter French Size

12FR, 14FR

Drainage EyesFire-Polished Eyelets

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What are the features and benefits of this catheter?
Matthew - 9/6/2014 7:28:52 AM
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  • 100% latex-free
  • Fire-polished eyelets
  • Single use catheter
  • Sterile
  • Siliconized Surface
  • Individually packaged
Customer Care - 9/7/2014 11:42:41 PM
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How can one prevent UTIs Associated with Intermittent Catheterization?
Joseph - 8/14/2014 12:17:43 AM
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  • Maintenance of hygiene, particularly of the hands and perineum
    a. Hands should be thoroughly washed before attempting catheterization.
    b. The genitalia should be washed daily with soap and water and always cleansed from front to back.
    c. Preferable to perform catheterization before bowel program to minimize E. coli bacteria contamination of the urethra.
    d. Immediate perineal hygiene is recommended after vaginal intercourse because the act of intercourse may push anal bacteria into the urethra.
    e. Avoid spermicidal lubricants in sexually active females because these products may alter normal vaginal and lower urethral flora.
  • Teach male patients the correct positioning of the male urethra during insertion of the catheter to minimize trauma as the catheter passes through curved portions of the urethra.
  • Be careful to avoid touching the tip of the catheter and/or letting it touch other surfaces.
  • Use a generous amount of lubricant along the length of the catheter (especially males) since dry catheters may cause excoriations in the urethra, leading to an entry point for bacteria contamination.
  • Keep bladder as empty as possible by having patients catheterize at least four to six times a day or to maintain bladder urine volume less than or equal to 400 ml.
  • Keeping the bladder as empty as possible will prevent over-distension of the bladder and increases in intravesical pressure that can lead to inadequate blood supply to the bladder wall.
  • Encourage use of a new catheter each time performing intermittent catheterization. Most catheters are manufactured and packaged for single-sterile use.
Customer Care - 8/21/2017 2:27:12 AM
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What are the Indications for Intermittent Catheterization?
Donald - 8/8/2014 12:35:54 AM
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  • Intermittent catheterization is the preferred method of catheterization in patients who have bladder dysfunction, specifically neurogenic bladder. Lower urinary tract symptoms of neurogenic bladder include either UI or incomplete bladder emptying and urinary retention caused by outlet obstruction, poor detrusor contraction, or compliance.
  • In patients with a spinal cord injury, intermittent catheterization preserves renal function, reduces UI, improves bladder emptying, and reduces the incidence of UTI, leading to a better prognosis and improved quality of life.
  • Intermittent catheterization should be considered in children with myelomeningocele and neurogenic bladder to reduce the risk of urinary tract deterioration.
Customer Care - 8/9/2014 12:06:48 AM
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What are the advantages of Intermittent Catheterization over Indwelling Urinary Catheter?
Nancy - 7/22/2014 7:58:49 AM
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  • Improved self-care and independence
  • Reduced risk of common indwelling catheter-associated complications
  • Reduced need for equipment (such as drainage bags)
  • Less barriers to intimacy and sexual activities
  • Potential for reduced lower urinary tract symptoms (frequency, urgency, incontinence) between catheterizations
Customer Care - 7/23/2014 12:47:23 AM