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.

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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0
Perceived effectiveness
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Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Baclofen Pump Implantation

Severe
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Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
2

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

Hospitalization
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10
Patients
1

Dosages

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

Duration

Currently Having Baclofen Pump Implantation
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
0
Stopped Having Baclofen Pump Implantation
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
Patients
1
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
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0

Adherence


Always
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2
67%
Usually
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0
0%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never
Patients
1
33%

Burden


Very
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0
0%
Somewhat
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0
0%
A little
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0
0%
Not at all
Patients
3
100%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
2
200%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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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 Baclofen Pump Implantation.