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Molicare Super Plus Adult Diapers Review

Est. $25 for a pack of 14
Reviewed
May 2015
by ConsumerSearch

Best adult diaper

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

Breaking it down

Performance

Protects all through the night, and then some. In XPMedical.com'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 IncontinentSupport.org 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 IncontinenceSupport.info warns that the brand's sizing at the larger end of the spectrum is somewhat skewed. (They advise taking four to five inches off the size specifications for the larger sizes.). 

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. IncontinenceSupport.info 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."

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Molicare Super-Plus Briefs Size Medium Pk/14

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Our Sources

1. XP Medical.com

XPMedical.com 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.

Review: Adult Diaper Review and Testing, Editors of XPMedical.com, Not Dated

2. IncontinenceSupport.info

IncontinenceSupport.info 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 is iffy at the top end of each size range.

Review: Molicare Super Plus Adult Briefs Full Review, Editors of IncontinenceSupport.info, Not Dated

3. IncontinentSupport.org

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.

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

4. IncontinentSupport.org

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.

Review: The New Diaper Primer: Chapter 1A: Disposable Diapers, Editors of IncontinentSupport.org, Not Dated

5. Magic Medical

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 briefs don't appear to be tested, and the website doesn't list any methodology for recommendations.

Review: Which Adult Diaper Is for You?, Editors of MagicMedical.com, Not Dated

6. Amazon.com

Molicare Super Plus briefs receive an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars following nearly 60 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.

Review: Molicare Super-Plus Briefs Size Medium Pk/14, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of May 2015

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