Tips & Advice: Breathable Underwear Comparison Chart

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Abena AbriFlex Premium Underwear Abena Abri-Flex Premium Protective Underwear
(43-74 oz.)
Best $1.13
  • Stand-up leak guards for added protection
  • Wetness indicator
  • Tear-away seams make removing easy
Attends Underwear Attends Extra Better $0.71
  • No leakage barriers
  • One strip of elastic around entire leg opening
Attends Underwear Attends Super Plus Better $0.72
  • Extra leakage barriers
  • More absorbent than Extra
Curity Youth Absorbent Underwear, Sleep Pants Curity Sleep Pants - Youth Absorbent Underwear Good $0.98
  • Looks and feels like regular underwear
  • Discreet - fits under boxer shorts or pajamas
  • Leak barriers provide lasting overnight protection
Depend Adjustable Underwear Depend Adjustable Underwear
(16 oz.)
Good $1.18
  • Pull on with adjustable tabs for a snug fit
Depend Underwear for Women Depend Underwear for Women Moderate
(12 oz.)
Good $1.04
  • Elastic only on lower half of leg openings
  • No leakage barrier
  • Cardboard-like consistency
  • Least absorbent
Depend Underwear for Women Depend Underwear for Women Maximum
(16 oz.)
Good $1.14
  • Elastic only on lower half of leg openings
  • No leakage barrier
  • Cardboard-like consistency
  • Least absorbent
Depend Underwear for Women in Colors and Prints Depend Underwear for Women in Colors and Prints
(12 oz.)
Better $2.25
  • Protection designed for a woman's body
  • Looks just like regular underwear for discreet protection
  • Locks in liquid
Depend Underwear for Men Depend Underwear for Men
(16 oz.)
Good $1.14
  • Protection up front
  • Stretch panels for a man's body
Depend Underwear for Men in Colors and Prints Depend Underwear for Men in Colors and Prints
(12 oz.)
Better $2.25
  • Protection designed for a man's body
  • Looks just like regular underwear for discreet protection
  • Locks in liquid
Disposable Children's Absorbent Underwear Disposable Children's Absorbent Underwear Better $0.64
  • Soft, absorbent training pants for boys and girls
  • Playful characters printed on both sides of underwear
  • Fits under clothing for discreet appearance
Nightingale Underwear Nightingale Underwear Good $0.72
  • Most economical
Prevail Adjustable Underwear Prevail Adjustable Underwear Better $0.82
  • Have side seams and tabs
  • Can be put on without removing pants
Prevail Boxers for Men Prevail Boxers for Men Best $1.46
  • Same look and feel as regular boxer briefs
  • Great alternative to disposable briefs
  • Advanced Zoning System® puts absorbency where men need it most
Prevail Underwear Prevail Extra
(31 oz.)
Better $0.68
  • Largest range of sizes: Youth to 2XL
  • Narrows through crotch for closer fit
  • Single leg gathers with large leg openings
Prevail Underwear for Women Prevail for Women Good $0.79
  • Designed specifically for women
  • Form fitting panels for a better fit
  • SmoothFit™ fabric increases comfort
Prevail PER-FIT Underwear Prevail PER-FIT Underwear Good $0.59
  • Economical choice
Prevail Underwear Prevail Super Plus
(50 oz.)
Better $0.82
  • Single leg gathers
  • Larger leg openings accommodate larger thighs
  • Channel collection system
Prevail Underwear for Men Prevail Underwear for Men Good $0.89
  • Designed specifically for men
  • Fits like regular men's underwear
  • Rapid dispersion of urine
Medline Protection Plus Breathable Underwear Protection Plus Extended Capacity Underwear Better $1.22
  • Extended capacity core
  • Anti-Leak cuffs
Select Disposable Underwear Select Disposable Underwear
(14.5-19 oz.)
Good $0.70
  • Economical
Tena Protective Underwear Tena Extra
(21 oz.)
Best $1.09
  • Same as Plus, but with disposal tape
Tena Protective Underwear for Men Tena Men Protective Underwear Best $1.11
  • Look more like men's underwear
  • Increased absorbency
Tena Protective Underwear Tena Plus
(19 oz.)
Best $1.19
  • Fully elasticized legs with narrow elastic across crotch for narrower fit
  • Double leg guards
Tena Protective Underwear for Women Tena Women Protective Underwear Best $1.05
  • Increased absorbency
  • Designed for women's shape
Tranquility Premium Daytime Disposable Underwear Tranquility Daytime
(25 oz.)
Best $0.99
  • Double leg cuffs
  • Inner peach mat disperses fluid
  • Kufguards for bowel containment
Tranquility Premium OverNight Disposable Absorbent Underwear Tranquility Overnight
(34 oz.)
Best $0.87
  • Exactly like daytime product, except thicker and more absorbent
  • Available in XS

*absorbency listed when provided by manufacturer

**cost of each based on lowest costing size/absorbency combination

All of the breathable underwear:

  • Are white in color
  • Have a cloth-like outer layer
  • Have tear away sides
  • Are easy to pull up and down
  • Most of the products are available in Small, Medium, Large and X-Large sizes.
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