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 Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Medication management 4 2
CBC blood work 2 1
General health 2 0
Blown veins 1 0
Hypogammaglobulinemia 1 1

  • 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
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MediPort.