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SynchroMed Medication Pumps

SynchroMed implantable medication pumps are utilized for patients whom it benefits to have pain drugs directly delivered to cerebral spinal fluid when they have pain conditions that are intractable, or when they experience severe spasticity symptoms not alleviated by prescribed oral medications. Such medication delivery also has the purpose of helping patients receive the medication without the fatigue side effects that occur with oral or injected medications that have to travel throughout the body. While this might sound like a fairly noninvasive way to experience pain relief, there have been dangerous problems with the pump manufactured by Minneapolis-based Medtronic.

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