What is Urethral Catheter-Latex Free?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Urinary Catheter

See also: Foley Catheter

In urinary catheterization, a plastic tube known as a urinary catheter (such as a Foley catheter) is inserted into a patient's bladder via their urethra. Latex free catheters are appropriate for latex sensitive patients.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Urethral Catheter-Latex Free

Side effect Patients
Urinary tract infection 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Urethral Catheter-Latex Free

Dosage Patients
five times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Urethral Catheter-Latex Free

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Urethral Catheter-Latex Free

Duration

Currently using Urethral Catheter-Latex Free

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Urethral Catheter-Latex Free

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Urethral Catheter-Latex Free.