Up to 25% of men experience some type of incontinence, according to the Urology Care Foundation. Yet research shows men are far less likely to discuss the problem with their loved ones or doctor.

Thankfully, the stigma around male incontinence is starting to change. More men are speaking up, and over the last decade, many companies have begun manufacturing incontinence products specifically for men. 

Since there are so many male incontinence products, we’ve created this round-up of our 7 best pull-up underwear for men. By the time you’re finished reading, you’ll be familiar with some of the brands in the space, know which features to look for, and how to choose the perfect fit. 

What Are Male Pull-ups?

Male pull-ups are disposable incontinence products that look like regular underwear. They’re made from materials like cotton or polyester and have a padded lining that absorbs moisture, keeping the wearer dry. 

Male pull-ups don’t have adjustable tabs like diapers. Instead, their unique design supports the male anatomy, ensuring a perfect fit. Moreover, they come in various colors, including navy blue, black, and steely grey.

How We Chose the Products

The products featured in this list are a mix of our “highest-rated” and “best-selling” pull-up underwear for men. 

Under each entry, we’ve highlighted real customer feedback using the header: Hear it from a Caregiver/User. 

Carewell Product Round-Up: The 7 Best Pull-up Underwear for Men

1. Tranquility Premium Overnight Disposable Absorbent Underwear

These unisex pull-ups from Tranquility are our best sellers. They come in sizes from small to 2XL and are ideal for very heavy or overnight incontinence. 

The soft, breathable fabric feels like cloth, and the absorbent peach mat core prevents bacterial growth, reducing the risk of diaper rash and other skin problems. 

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Comfortable and absorbent

  • Odor reduction technology neutralizes the ammonia in urine, so you always feel fresh and clean

  • Latex free and hypoallergenic

  • Protects against bladder and bowel voids

Hear it from a User: “I have tried a few others, but by far, this is the best. Thank you, Carewell. Awesome product!” – Rufus F.

Hear it from a Caregiver: “My husband loves his new underwear. Thanks for making such a great product.” – Julie H. 

2. FitRight Ultra Incontinence Pull-Up Underwear for Men

These pull-ups from FitRight protect against moderate and heavy incontinence. They have an absorbent core that wicks away moisture and locks in odors, keeping you comfortable, confident, and dry. 

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Elastic leg gathers to help prevent leaks

  • Fast absorbing

  • Offers maximum protection

  • Designed to be discreet

Hear it from a User: “The best disposable underwear I have used! I would recommend it to everyone!” – Gene C. 

Hear it from a Caregiver: “Husband loved them. No struggling to put them on or off.” – Teresa P. 

3. Depend Night Defense, Pull-Up Underwear for Men

These male pull-ups from Depend are designed for overnight use and provide up to 12 hours of incontinence protection. They’re made of a clothlike material and have a stretchy waistband that won’t irritate your skin. The extra absorbency helps keep your skin, dry so you can sleep soundly through the night. 

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Provides maximum protection that traps and locks in odors

  • Designed with comfortable leg elastics to prevent leaks

  • Masculine gray color

  • Perfect for urinary incontinence

Hear it from a user: “They are very comfortable and live up to their advertisement.” – Robert J.

Hear it from a user: “Like the fit, not bulky. Works well and I like the absorbency.” – Dan S. 

4. Prevail Pull-Up Daily Underwear, Maximum

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Though unisex, these are some of our best-selling men’s pull-ups. They offer maximum absorbency and have a hypoallergenic fabric fused with chamomile, aloe, and vitamin E. 

The pull-ups can hold up to two voids and have 360 Breathable Zone technology.

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Gentle elastics hug your body for a comfortable and discreet fit

  • MaxSorb™ Gel Technology locks in moisture so your skin stays clean and dry

  • Designed for people with sensitive skin or skin allergies

  • Tear away seems for easy removal and disposal

5. Attends Bariatric Underwear, Overnight Protection

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These bariatric pull-ups are for larger men (sizes 3XL+). They provide up to 12 hours of protection for moderate to severe incontinence. 

The unique design is specially made to fit larger bodies. They have a soft, breathable waistband and an absorbent core that pulls moisture away from the skin and tears away sides for easy removal. 

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Soft, cloth-like backing that’s easy on the skin

  • Leg guards that prevent leakage

  • Supports men with waist sizes between 74-92 inches

Hear it from a Caregiver: “My hubby found these to be a good fit. Happy with it.” – Debra S. 

Hear it from a User: “They are comfortable! Don’t mind wearing them! Thanks for having my size. NO LEAKS!!” – Tommy P. 

6. Depend Fit-Flex Pull-Up Underwear for Men

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These male pull-ups from Depend have Fit-Fex technology designed to support active individuals with mild to moderate incontinence.

The leg elastics hug the skin, resulting in a comfortable, underwear-like fit that prevents leaks entirely. The crotch contains extra-absorbent polymers (where a man needs them most), keeping the wearer comfortable and dry. 

Key Benefits & Features:

  • The absorbent core pulls moisture from the top sheet, so the wearer feels confident

  • Designed specifically for the male body

  • Extra-flexible fabric that feels like regular underwear

  • Protects against urine and bowel incontinence

Hear it from a User: “They feel like regular underwear!” – Richard G. 

Hear it from a User:  “Great product! Fit perfectly and priced right. Service and delivery from Carewell –– Excellent!” – Edward L.

7. Depend Real-Fit Pull-Up Underwear

Depend Real-Fit Pull-Up Underwear for Men, Maximum

Price: $27.99 - $54.99

Real Fit Pull-Ups are similar to Flex-Fit Pull-Ups. The difference is that they’re designed for men with moderate to heavy incontinence. 

These pull-ups feature a soft, cloth-like material free of lotions, fragrances, and latex. The weave incorporates elastic, so the fabric hugs the skin. Real Fit pull-ups come in various exclusive colors, including black, grey, and blue.

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Tailored leg elastics to prevent leaks

  • Maximum incontinence protection that traps and locks in odor

  • Disposable and great for daily use

Hear it from a Caregiver: “Very pleased with this disposable underwear. Size is good.” – Robyn C. 

Hear it from a Caregiver: “Love the color. They fit great, and they have great absorbency. They are doing a great job of keeping my patient dry. Thankfully, he loves them too.” – Gloria S. 

How to Choose the Best Pull-Up Underwear for Men

Before buying male pull-up underwear for yourself or a loved one, it’s important to consider various factors, including:

  • Absorbency - How much protection do you need?

  • Odor prevention - Are you worried about potential smells?

  • The material the pull-up is made from - Some men’s pull-ups are made of clothlike materials, while others have a combination of polymers and fabric (similar to diapers with tabs.)

  • Type of incontinence - Some pull-ups support urinary incontinence; others support urinary and fecal incontinence.

  • Lifestyle - When do you need the most protection? If you’re worried about accidents at night, you need a pull-up with lots of absorbency. Light protection should suffice if you just want to avoid trips to the toilet while running errands.

Commonly Asked Questions

1. Can I wear a pull-up overnight?

It depends. Some men’s pull-ups are designed for daytime use, while others provide up to 12 hours of incontinence protection. If you want to sleep soundly without having to worry about accidents, we recommend Depend Night Defense pull-up underwear for men.

2. How do I find the right size of a male pull-up?

Finding the right size of a male pull-up is much different than finding a new pair of pants. To ensure accuracy, measure the following:

  • The width of your waist (just below the bellybutton)

  • The width of your hips (in inches)

Write those numbers down and compare them to the product’s “size chart.” Most incontinence product size charts have “brackets” with waist/hip measurements. Use the larger of the two numbers when referencing the sizing guide

3. Are men’s pull-up underwear flushable?

No. When you finish wearing pull-up underwear, rip the tear-away sides and throw the garment into the trash.

Best Pull-Up Underwear for Men - Takeaways

Many men with incontinence feel embarrassed and try to cope with their symptoms alone. Instead of suffering in silence, get help. 

There are a variety of pull-ups designed specifically for men. And they’re comfortable, fashionable, and discreet. Struggling to determine which men’s pull-ups are right for you? Get in touch! 

Our friendly care specialists can make personalized recommendations based on your lifestyle and needs. Call (800) 696-CARE or send an email to support@carewell.com.

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Chad Birt
Chad Birt

Chad Birt is a freelance medical writer who resides in Astoria, Oregon. When he isn't behind a keyboard, you can find him hiking, camping, or birdwatching with his wife Ella and their two dogs, Diane and Thoreau.