What is MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump?

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Generic name: Baclofen intrathecal pump

The MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump consists of an implanted infusion pump that can be noninvasively programmed, an intraspinal catheter, and an external programmer. This system provides precise drug delivery for chronic intrathecal baclofen therapy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness/spasticity 4 6
Muscle spasms 2 3
Degenerative disc disease 1 1
Dystonia 1 2
Multiple sclerosis 1 1
Osteoarthritis 1 1

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • 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
3
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Muscle fatigue 1
Swelling in legs, feet and ankles 1
Swollen feet 1
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump

Dosage Patients
0.05 mg daily 1
3.503 mcg daily 1
46 mcg daily 1
611.4 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump

Duration

Currently taking MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
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 0
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MedTronic SynchroMed II Programmable Infusion Pump.