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Your Guide to Adult Pull-Up Diapers: Types, Benefits & More

Your Guide to Adult Pull-Up Diapers: Types, Benefits & More

The concept of adult briefs, diapers or nappies has been around in the western world for decades, but it has just started to come into its own in India in recent times. Primarily used by individuals who suffer from incontinence and related problems, adult diapers come in various shapes, sizes and forms.

One such popular type of adult diapers is the pull-up diapers for seniors.


What are adult pull-up diapers?


As the name suggests, this type of incontinence briefs is made to be worn like a pair of underpants. Known for their ability to absorb high quantities of moisture and wetness, adult pull-up diapers are made from spongy material that not only soaks up urinary discharge, but also feels soft and comfortable on the skin.


Who can use adult pull-up diapers?


While there is no such restriction on who can use or wear pull-up diapers, adult incontinence briefs are basically meant for senior citizens with incontinence issues.

Here are a few other types of people for whom or conditions for which adult pull-up diapers are useful:

  • Individuals with temporary mobility impairment
  • Senior citizens with mobility issues
  • Accident victims
  • Permanently disabled individuals
  • People suffering from dementia
  • Conditions like diarrhoea
  • Patients who have undergone a surgery
  • People suffering from prostate cancer or related disorders
  • Diabetic patients
  • Urology patients
  • People with a lack of control over their bladder


Types of pull-up diapers


Here are some of the most common and popular types of adult pull-up diapers available in the Indian market:

  1. Contour cloth adult diapers
  2. Disposable adult diapers (for those with weak bladders)
  3. Swimming diapers (meant to contain solid waste)
  4. Plastic pants (to be worn over cloth diapers)

As the terms or names suggest, each diaper type has its own specific purpose and function. The first and second type of pull-up diapers are the most popular ones.


Benefits of using pull-up diapers


There are several advantages of using modern-day adult pull-up diapers, including the following:

  • They help deal with incontinence problems
  • They soak up the fluid discharge effectively
  • They are easy on the skin and made from breathable fabric
  • They are simple to use, easy to wear and take off
  • A single diaper can last anywhere between five to twelve hours


5 of the best adult pull-up diapers for seniors


At Seniority, we offer modern pull-up diapers for adults from trusted brands like Liberty, Wyper Dyper, Friends, Easycare and more. Here is our selection of some of our bestselling adult diapers that are available in the pull-up design:


1. Adult Diapers (Pull-ups) - Friends


These pull-up diapers for adults by Friends are great for both men and women with incontinence problems or mobility impairment. With a soft inner lining and pants-style fitting, these adult diapers are comfortable and easy to use. Designed to be worn and pulled down like regular underwear, the diapers feature a stretchable waistband for comfort and flexibility. The user can use its tear-away sides to remove the diaper easily and quickly. Offering up to eight hours of complete protection, the Friends Adult Diapers feature an Absorb-Lock core that keeps you dry, clean and smelling fresh all the time.

Key features:

  • Up to 8 hours of protection
  • Super-high absorbent material
  • Elastic waistband
  • Tear-away sides for quick and easy removal
  • Soft inner lining
  • Pant-style fit
  • Comfortable and ideal for both men and women


2. Adult Pull Up Diaper (Medium-Large) - Dignity


With an easy pull up and pull off design, these Premium Pull Up Adult Diapers provide an improved fit & accurate sizing to fit both men and women. The pull up diapers are made of soft and breathable material that helps to protect one from any skin rashes or irritation. These diapers prevent leakage by converting the fluid to gel and thereby providing complete dryness. The core traps any moisture and odor thus reducing the formation of any odor. Its slim contoured shape provides an ideal fit with no slippage or bulge.

Key features:

  • Super-absorbent and comfortable fabric
  • Latex-free material
  • Disposable
  • Protects skin from any rash or irritation
  • Lightweight and compact (no bulge)
  • Extra-dry system with wetness indicator


3. Overnight Unisex Adult Diapers - Friends


Designed with a unique dual core padding, these Overnight Unisex Adult Diapers by Friends offers comfort and support to the user. These diapers have a high retaining capacity for prolonged use, making it ideal for overnight protection. With up to 16 hours of protection, the diapers have a wetness indicator that changes color, indicating the need to change the diaper. Also, they come with an antibacterial absorbent core that might eliminate odour and prevent leakages. They have refastenable side tapes that are secure and allow for repeated adjustment for a better fit. These diapers are available in medium, large, and extra-large sizes.

Key features:

  • Fast absorbency
  • Smooth, cotton-like surface
  • Elastic waistband
  • Overnight protection
  • Extra-absorbent core and fluid distribution channel
  • Up to 16 hours of protection
  • 10 pieces in a pack
  • Available in different sizes


4. Open Diapers Large - Seni


Breathable all-in-one diapers Super Seni are a perfect solution for people with moderate level of incontinence.Super Seni may be used both in urinary and faecal incontinence. Super Seni all-in-one diapers have a double wetness indicator which provides information about the necessity of changing a diaper.

Key features:

  • Antibacterial
  • Wetness indicator
  • Double-leakage barrier
  • Excellent odour control
  • Air flow absorption
  • Multiple integrated soft and stretchy waistband
  • Ideal for both men and women


5. Magna Adult Diapers (Pack of 3 x 10 pcs each) - Dignity


Magna Unisex Adult Diapers from Dignity aim to provide ultimate comfort to bedridden patients or any individual with incontinence. The fabric is hypoallergenic in nature which does not irritate the skin and works wonders for individuals with sensitive skin. Dry lock core for improved capacity & skin dryness, Has leg barrier cuff for urine & fecal containment, The material used is 100% anti-allergic and anti-bacterial, dual-core padding for better absorbency and PE Film for a cloth-like soft feel.

Key features:

  • Cotton-like feel
  • Anti-leak feature
  • Easy on sensitive skin
  • Easy to wear and remove
  • Non-woven fabric
  • Doesn’t cause irritation as deodorizing super polymers are used
  • Extremely comfortable and breathable


Things to remember while using adult pull-up diapers


If you are buying or planning to use adult diapers for the first time in your life, here are a few thumb rules that you need to keep in mind:

  • Make sure you buy diapers from a trusted brand
  • Once you are comfortable with a diaper (type and brand), stick to it
  • Change your diaper after each bowel movement
  • Wash your hands before and after diapering
  • Wrap the used diapers and discard them properly in the garbage bin
  • Avoid flushing your diapers – they will end up choking the drainage pipes

At Seniority.in, you will find a wide range of incontinence management products including adult pull-up diapers for seniors, incontinence briefs and more. Browse through the website, weigh up your options, compare prices and features, and place your orders online. We’ll ship them to you for free!

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