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... would still be the problem. Intrathecal delivery doesn't make people gain wieght. It can make living a sedentary life exeptable the same way it makes intolerable pain managable. ... (9 replies)
... My husband has had an implanted pain mgt pump since 2003. In 2008, he began having an internal combustion or heat sensation along his spine whenever lying down. It subsides when he sits or stands. ... (1 replies)
Pain pump
May 23, 2006
... Hi Bill, I am getting ready to be set up for a trial on the pump. I saw my Doc today and told him to set it up. I am so sick of being in pain. I take a large amount of meds now and I still don't get that much relief. Do you think I would benefit from the pump? ... (29 replies)

... Hi Boulion, I have had a pump for 9 or 10 years now, My doc replaced the first at the 7 year point rather than waiting for the battery to alert it was dying. I started with morphine like you. ... (20 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 26, 2009
... I failed to mentioned I had the pain pump implant while I was on COBRA from my employer's insurance plan. ... (20 replies)
... experience. It took 6 months and 16 adjustment to get to a comfortable level of morphine. I was miserable at 10 mgs per day but 12.8 mgs made all the difference in the world. However I had also spent years on oral pain meds and my last oral dose of morphine prior to the pump was 600 mgs a day. ... (6 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 30, 2009
... You have been a great source of information on pain management for everyone. ... (20 replies)
... Hey Debs, I remember ya, I think the docs are using the idea that with a constant serum level in your system it's easier to keep a high level of pain in check than to deal with a high spike when you have no or little in your system. Taking it by the clock just maintains a constant levelin your system. ... (3 replies)
... reduction in pain. By no means is the pump a cure all for all pain. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Whaler the Conversion from any oral dose to a pump isn' quite as simple as as a math problem. ... (4 replies)
... lad to hear the answers you gave me! I know for saftey reasons they really do have to be careful about starting the intrathecal meds. So, I understand the .5 mgs dilaudid to start is for safety reasons. I just didn't know how much they set the pumps to deliver and when. Guess that's all part of the titration process. ... (16 replies)
... m sure. No longer married or attached, so stuff like that is of little concern to me. If stuff like this is important for some people considering getting a pain pump, then they might want to think over these things. ... (10 replies)
... Hi OH. Neruo stims are generally used for neuopathic pain or radiculopothy. Pain that runs down your leg. If you dont have leg pain their wouldn't be much point in doing a stim. Pumps are better suited for somatic pain, crushing, stabbing, aching type pain. As far as reducing your dose, You really can't look at it that way. ... (5 replies)
... as the locking caused neck pain and then spasms that caused headaches. Usually the chiropratic adjustments after work would relieve the pain. ... (16 replies)
... I got the newer Medtronic pump surgically implanted a little over 2 years ago. ... (10 replies)
... and then I discontinued Neruontin, Zanaflex, ambien, Xanax, Celebrex and the OTC meds I was taking in adition like apap and an occasional IBU. ... (14 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 29, 2009
... to pay for the pain pump refills. ... (20 replies)
... normal for me. I have other health issues that made the pump a dicey option for me personally... ... (9 replies)
... Hey Sherry, I did have a trial injection with Fentanyl,Morphine and Dilaudid.At the time I had been using the fentanyl patch for about 3 years.The Dilaudid immediately was the winner for my arm and hand pain. My pump hardly touches my neck or low back pain. ... (9 replies)
Pain pump
Jun 4, 2006
... Hi all, i am new to boards and grateful to find a community to share, commiserate and trade info. I had a Medtronix pump placed in Sept of last year. Trail was done epidurally, and I became profoundly numb. ... (29 replies)

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