What is MediPort?

Category: Equipment

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A Mediport® is a device implanted under the skin to allow medication delivery direct into the bloodstream. A Mediport® can stay in place permanently and is used in chronic conditions including MS and cancer for individuals who require frequent injections.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Medication management 3 1
CBC blood work 2 1
General health 2 0
Blown veins 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of MediPort"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with MediPort

Hospitalization 3
Injection site scar 1
Adhesive reaction 1

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped using MediPort

Duration

How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
2 100%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
1 50%
Not at all
1 50%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
1 100%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MediPort.