Morphine pump implantation

A morphine pump is a device that is surgically implanted into your body to constantly deliver doses of the drug morphine into your spinal fluid to treat chronic pain. This method sometimes avoids some of the side effects that you can experience with oral narcotic pain medication like morphine.

Once the pump is implanted, a small catheter is inserted into your spinal fluid space and threaded upward to connect to the pump. The pump is filled with morphine and programmed by a computer to release the specific dose that has been ordered by your doctor. Your progress will be monitored by your doctor and your dose will be adjusted as needed.

Technologies for Morphine pump implantation

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What to Expect for Morphine pump implantation

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Side Effects and Risk Factors for Morphine pump implantation

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