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.

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.