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
Purpose
Patients
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Purpose
Patients
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0
Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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0
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
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0
Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MediPort

Side effect Patients
Adhesive reaction 1
Injection site scar 1

Why patients stopped taking MediPort

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped using MediPort

Duration

Stopped using MediPort

Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
6 months-1 year 1
2 years or more 1

Adherence


Always
Patients
3
100%
Usually
Patients
0
0%
Sometimes
Patients
0
0%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
1
33%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
33%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
1
33%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
1
33%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
2
67%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MediPort.