Intermittent Catheter

Intermittent Urinary Catheter helps people who are unable to pass urine on their own and require assistance with it. It is inserted into the urinary bladder to drain the urine out into a bag or urine container. This is done many times a day to empty the bladder whenever it is needed. It is a good alternative for people who do not want to continuously keep a catheter inside their bladder. The intermittent catheter supplies include hydrophilic catheters, straight tip catheters, silicone catheters, PVC catheters and much more. There are latex and latex-free catheters as well as sterile and non-sterile catheters.

Coated Intermittent Urinary Catheters

Coated intermittent catheters help in reducing the complications of urethra associated with catheterization. Frequent insertion and removal of the catheter can sometimes irritate the walls of the urethra, resulting in urethral damage. The coating of these intermittent urinary catheters allow for smooth insertion and removal, reducing the risks of urethral irritation. These catheters are usually coated with hydrophilic coatings, ready-to-use solutions and gels.

Uncoated Intermittent Urinary Catheters

Uncoated intermittent catheters are the traditional ones. The user is required to coat these catheters with an anesthetic gel or a lubricating jelly before inserting them into the bladder. It is essential specially in the case of male users while in the case of female users it depends on their wish whether they want to lubricate or not.

Closed System Catheters

Closed system catheters are a safe way to perform intermittent catheterization. It is so because these catheters need not be touched along the tube while insertion. They are fully protected in their own sterile fluid and usually do not require any external lubricant. All this reduces the chances of bacterial infection. These intermittent urinary catheters can be easily used by people who have limited mobility.

Intermittent Catheter Accessories

Intermittent catheter accessories help in making the process of intermittent catheterization quick, simple and safe. They include products like lubricating jellies for smooth insertion and removal of catheters, and cathing mirrors for independent catheterization. 


Shop Catheters offers high quality intermittent urinary catheters from well-known manufacturers like Bard, Coloplast, Hollister and Teleflex.

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