Molicare Super Plus Adult Diapers Review

Bottom Line

Extremely absorbent and infinitely wearable, the Molicare Super Plus Adult Diaper gets strong feedback from wearers and experts. If you're looking for quality coupled with peace of mind, this diaper can offer you excellent leakage protection, effective odor control and a comfortable fit.

  • Highly absorbent
  • Comfortable padded panels
  • Hardly ever leaks
  • A little bulky
  • Plastic covering can irritate skin
  • Larger sizes may run small

Breaking it down


Protects all through the night, and then some. In's comparative absorbency test, the Molicare Super Plus took in a total of 46 ounces of fluid -- an admirable yield, in league with some of the other most absorbent brands of adult briefs. But the Super Plus truly shines in the test's "wicking distance" category. Outdoing the other contenders, it absorbed fluid over the space of 18 inches, allowing much of the padding to be used before needing to change. Other experts fall in line, rating these adult diapers tops in absorption and freedom from leakage. John Davis at notes that because of its high absorbency, the Molicare Super Plus is a particularly good choice for overnight use.

Ease of use

A secure, snug fit. The general consensus seems to be that the Molicare Super Plus briefs are comfortable to wear, although a review by the warns that the brand's sizing for its medium and large diapers are off by several inches and that they're actually 4 to 5 inches smaller than the size measurements indicate. As an example, they note that the medium brief, which is advertised as 32 to 47 inches waist or hip, will fit up to a 42 inch waist or hip at most.

Odor absorption

High-tech materials keep odors at bay. The Super Plus' three-part absorbent core is designed to neutralize odor, and most wearers seemed satisfied with this feature, as it went mostly unmentioned in user reviews. says that while the Molicare Super Plus is a relatively pricey product, it's worth its cost for the "peace of mind it gives me in leakage and odor control protection."

Our Sources

1. XP

Adult Diaper Review and Testing, Editors of, Not Dated is an adult diaper retailer website that puts its products through rigorous testing in a lab. The research sheds much light on how the briefs perform in real-life use. In a comparison of 12 products, the Super Plus came in the mid-range for capacity, but excelled in wicking and absorbs about three times as fast as competing products.


Molicare Super Plus Adult Briefs Full Review, Editors of, Not Dated rates adult briefs in a number of categories, such as fit and absorbency, and goes on to detail some of the product's features. The Super Plus receives high marks in almost every performance category, but receives an "Average" score for fit, ease of putting on and ease of removal. The reason for its average score for fit is that fit runs small at the top end of each size range.


An Introduction to Adult Diapers Their Selection and Wear, John Davis, March 2015

Molicare Super Plus is among the adult diapers specifically recommend by John Davis, who is medically required to wear adult diapers continually. Based on his own experience with the product, Davis says that this high absorbency diaper with excellent wicking ability is good for daytime wear for those with heavy incontinence, and very good for wear overnight.


The New Diaper Primer: Chapter 1A: Disposable Diapers, Editors of, Not Dated

This highly informative how-to guide for newly incontinent adults repeatedly recommends Molicare disposable diapers, saying that their absorbency is worth the premium price. The article is conversational but, unlike the article by John Davis at the same site, the author doesn't appear to have conducted any sort of formal testing. However, it's still a good resource.

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Which Adult Diaper Is for You?, Editors of, Not Dated

This retailer website compares a number of adult briefs based on absorbency and other features. The Molicare Super Plus is one of two briefs recommended. The disposable underwear doesn't appear to be tested, and the website doesn't list any methodology for recommendations.


Molicare Super-Plus Briefs Size Medium Pk/14, Contributors to, As of August 2016

Molicare Super Plus briefs receive an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars following more than 100 user reviews. The majority of users give the briefs stellar marks. Negative reviews focus on fit issues, and some expected these to be pull-up briefs rather than adult diapers. Other sizes can be found elsewhere on the site, and feedback is comparable in most cases -- for example 4.3 stars for the large size based on roughly 45 reviews.