What is Baclofen Pump Implantation?

Category: Surgeries

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The baclofen pump is a device that is surgically implanted under the skin to deliver the drug baclofen directly to the spinal cord. Baclofen is a skeletal muscle relaxant used to reduce severe spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Baclofen Pump Implantation"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Baclofen Pump Implantation

Hospitalization 9

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently having Baclofen Pump Implantation)
Dosage Patients
one time 1
Why Patients Stopped Having Baclofen Pump Implantation (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Not indicated 8
See all 8 patients who’ve stopped having Baclofen Pump Implantation

Duration

Currently Having Baclofen Pump Implantation
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
1 50%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
1 50%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
0 0%
Not at all
2 100%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
1 100%
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