2 ounce tube
HCPCS Code: A4406
1. Wash and dry your skin thoroughly.
2. Apply a small bead of Adapt Stoma Paste at the inner edge of the skin barrier - next to the opening where the stoma will be (Figure 1). You may let it sit while you remove your used pouch and clean and dry your skin.
3. Apply additional Adapt Ostomy Paste to uneven areas near the stoma if needed.
4. Apply your ostomy pouch as usual.
A: Adapt Paste prevents liquid drainage from getting between your skin and your skin
barrier. This protects your skin and often extends the life of your skin barrier. Adapt paste
is NOT an adhesive and too much Adapt paste may actually interfere with a good seal.
A: Adapt Paste will not harm your stoma or cause it to stop draining. As you press
your skin barrier into place you may see the Adapt paste filling in the area around
A: Some people find the Adapt paste performs better if it is allowed to sit for a short time
before it is applied to the skin. If so, refer to step 2 above.
A: Adapt paste will come off when you remove your ostomy pouch. If you are changing your
ostomy pouch after a very short time (less than a day) you may see paste residue that
should be gently lifted from the skin. If a small amount of Adapt paste residue is still
adhered to your skin but it appears clean, you can apply your new ostomy pouch over it.
A: Adapt Paste and other ostomy pastes contain alcohol which may cause
a stinging sensation if you have a skin irritation*. Adapt Rings are alcohol-free
and are an excellent alternative for sensitive or irritated skin.