What is Codman Medos Programmable Shunt?

Category: Equipment


Generic name: Ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VP shunt)

The Codman Medos Programmable Shunt is a programmable shunt valve designed to aid in the removal of excess cerebrospinal fluid in the brain, a condition known as hydrocephalus.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Codman Medos Programmable Shunt

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1
Nausea 1


Stopped having Codman Medos Programmable Shunt

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Codman Medos Programmable Shunt.