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.

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness

  • 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
Patients
4
Patients
1
Patients
1

Dosages

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

Duration

How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
1

Adherence


Always
Patients
2
100%
Usually
Patients
0
0%
Sometimes
Patients
0
0%
Never
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat
Patients
0
0%
A little
Patients
1
50%
Not at all
Patients
1
50%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
100%
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
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
1
100%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MediPort.