Bard Bardex Lubricath 2-Way Foley Catheter - 5cc Balloon Capacity

Bard Bardex Lubricath 2-Way Foley Catheter - 5cc Balloon Capacity

Brand/Manufacturer: BARD INC
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  • FSA Approved

Bard Bardex Lubricath 2-Way Foley Catheter With 5cc Balloon Capacity provides for smoother insertion and enhanced patient comfort. Unique ability of hydrogel coating to absorb fluid creates a hydrophilic cushion between the catheter surface and the urethra. Bard hydrogel coating maintains its integrity throughout the course of use, resulting in less trauma upon removal. It allows atraumatic insertion for enhanced patient comfort. It is sterile and contains latex.

What does Bardex Foley Catheter Offer?

  • Contains latex
  • Sterile
  • 2 opposing drainage eyes
  • Permanent hydrophilic polymer gel coating
  • 5cc balloon capacity

Item # Desc Pkg Price
0165L12 12FR Each
0165L12 12FR 6/Pack
0165L12 12FR 12/Pack
0165L14 14FR Each
0165L14 14FR 6/Pack
0165L14 14FR 12/Pack
0165L16 16FR Each
0165L16 16FR 6/Pack
0165L16 16FR 12/Pack
0165L18 18FR Each
0165L18 18FR 6/Pack
0165L18 18FR 12/Pack
0165L20 20FR Each
0165L20 20FR 6/Pack
0165L20 20FR 12/Pack
0165L22 22FR Each
0165L22 22FR 6/Pack
0165L22 22FR 12/Pack
0165L24 24FR Each
0165L26 26FR Each
0165L26 26FR 6/Pack
0165L26 26FR 12/Pack
0165L28 28FR Each
0165L28 28FR 6/Pack
0165L28 28FR 12/Pack
0165L30 30FR Each
0165L30 30FR 6/Pack
0165L30 30FR 12/Pack

How to Inflate and Deflate Bard Bardex Foley Catheters?

How to Properly Inflate Bardex Catheter?

  • Ensure that the Bard Foley catheter balloon is positioned well within the patients bladder. Slowly, with a gentle, constant force, inflate the Bard Foley catheter balloon with the volume prescribed on the package
  • Note that the 5cc balloon must be inflated with between 9cc and 10cc of sterile water
  • Improperly inflated Bard Foley catheter balloons may cause drainage and deflation difficulties
  • Using fluid other than sterile water may cause the balloon not to empty properly, especially after long dwell times

How to Deflate Bardex Catheter?

  • Select a luer slip syringe
  • Slide the plunger of the syringe up and down the barrel of the syringe several times to loosen it up
  • Compress the plunger all the way and then pull back the plunger slightly so that it does not adhere to the front of the syringe barrel
  • Gently insert the syringe in the catheter valve
  • Do not use more force than is required to make the syringe stick in the valve
  • Allow the pressure within the balloon to force the plunger back and fill the syringe with water
  • If you notice slow or no deflation, re-seat the syringe gently. Once again, allow the balloon to deflate slowly on its own
  • If the balloon does not deflate, reposition the patient. 
  • Ensure that the catheter is not in traction, the proximal end of the catheter is not compressed within the bladder neck
  • Ensure that urine flows freely
  • Attempt to deflate the balloon by using the pressure in the balloon to force water into the syringe as described above
  • If the balloon stills fails to deflate, apply very gentle slow aspiration. Aspiration that is too rapid, or too forceful, may cause the inflation lumen within the Foley catheter to collapse
  • If permitted by hospital protocol, the valve arm may be severed
  • If this fails, contact an adequately trained professional for assistance, as directed by hospital protocol

Foley Catheter Deflation
Patient Education Guide

What to buy with Bardex 2-Way Foley Catheter?

Bardex Lubricath Specifications



Catheter Coating

Hydrogel Coated

Catheter Style

Coated Catheters

Catheter French Size


Ballon Size (CC)


Drainage Eyes

Two Opposing Eyes

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