What is Condom Catheter?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Urinary Catheter

The condom catheter is a condom like device that is placed over the penis. An drainage tube is attached to the condom that allows the urine to pass into a urinary storage bag.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve mobility 7 1
Bladder problems 4 0
Urinary urgency 3 2
Weakness in leg(s) 2 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Stiffness/spasticity 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Condom Catheter

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Condom Catheter

Dosage Patients
as needed 2
daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Condom Catheter

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently using Condom Catheter

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 3

Stopped using Condom Catheter

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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2 patient evaluations for Condom Catheter

Jan 15, 2012 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 5, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Beware of skin problems. I wear a diaper or pad together with the condom catheter in case the condom catheter leaks. It gives me freedom and I don't have to worry about finding an accessible toilet in time, less stress.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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