Which drainage bag is right for me?

There are many overnight drainage bags available out there and with so many options, it’s important that you find the right one for you.

Our Ugo 2L Drainage Bags have been designed with you in mind, and include a whole range of benefits.

If you use a catheter leg bag, it’s usually recommended that you use an additional 2L drainage bag overnight to allow for a larger volume of urine. The catheter night bag does not replace your leg bag but connects to it. This is called link drainage. The same is true if you use a catheter valve. Do not remove the catheter valve overnight. Simply attach an overnight drainage bag to the catheter valve and leave the valve in the open position.

All the overnight drainage bags in the Ugo 2L Drainage Bag range are suitable for link drainage, meaning they can be attached to your catheter valve or leg bag.

Ugo 12 and Ugo 13 2L drainage bags are sterile and can be used for link drainage but are also suitable for attaching directly to a catheter for up to 7 days. These drainage bags are ideally suited for patients being cared for under bed rest.


Sterile vs non-sterile overnight drainage bags

If the catheter night bag is sterile then it can be attached either directly to your catheter or to your leg bag. If the catheter night bag is non-sterile it is only suitable for attaching to your leg bag or catheter valve for link drainage. This is due to the risk of introducing infection by attaching a non-sterile bag directly to your catheter.

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