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  1. Thread: Tectin or Tetrodin

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    Tectin or Tetrodin

    Has anyone tried these drugs yet? I know they are doing clinical trials in Canada. Anyone find relief from neuropathic pain with these?
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    I'm no expert other than the complications my...

    I'm no expert other than the complications my husband has experienced with the pump, which has mandanted four or five pump revision surgeries in the past three years. It definately sounds as though...
  3. FINALE to Medtronic pump malfunction problem to SCI Nurse PLG

    On 10/31 I underwent surgery for implantation of a NEW Medtronic Synchromed pump after it was finally determined that the catheter was patent and the rotors were malfunctioning - for longer than...
  4. update/reply to most recent response from SCI Nurse re: baclofen pump situation

    The telemetry prontout indicated a suggested reservoir volume of 6 cc's. The MD aspirated over 13 cc's of pump contents! He said he didn't even need to look at the films to conclude a pump...
  5. major omission from earlier today reply to SCI Nurse

    OOPS! I neglected to advise re: the rotor study results and to pose a question. I have the films and the radiologist's report. The report states that the rotor did not move in the 2 hr. interval...
  6. further reply to SCI Nurse re: rotor study info/suggestions/protocol

    Thanks for the quick reply following the rotor study info...unfortunately, the diagnostic facility we must use is not equipped with a programmer and the pain mgmt. MD facility is not equipped to do...
  7. further update on baclofen pump dilemma/conundrum

    Firstly, please excuse the typos as I did not proofread the reply - in too much pain. More importantly, the X/R's 2 hrs. apart were apparently a "rotor study" to ascertain if the pump rotor moved in...
  8. reply to PLG re: pump anomaly

    Thank you for moving the post to the new forum - I now have meaningful input...to answer your questions in random order I have had the pump since 5/00 under a different surgeon and different...
  9. w/ding from 1 week of oral baclofen while on intrathecal pump baclofen after mistakenly thought pump was disconnected

    I have an intrathecal pump w/ dilaudid 9 mg/day and baclofen 250 mic's/day...the pump disconnected 4x in 9 months. Recently experienced symptoms consistent w/ baclofen w/d. MD rx'd oral baclofen...
  10. w/ding from 1 week of oral baclofen while on intrathecal pump baclofen after mistakenly thought pump was disconnected

    I have an intrathecal pump w/ dilaudid 9 mg/day and baclofen 250 mic's/day...the pump disconnected 4x in 9 months. Recently experienced symptoms consistent w/ baclofen w/d. MD rx'd oral baclofen...
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    dilaudid in intrathecal medtronic pump

    I have been using morphine & baclofen in my pump for 2 yrs. now with a catheter break & pump revision surgery 4 X in the past 12 months. I have reached a point where the morphine dose is so high as...
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    Thanks for the suggestion, one question though,...

    Thanks for the suggestion, one question though, what's "simple green"?
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    wheelchair tires & tar

    Does anyone else have trouble with tar being tracked into the house from the street? Anyone have a good solution for this problem?
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    Absolutely- insist on a dye test. My husband has...

    Absolutely- insist on a dye test. My husband has a pump and we've had almost every complication imaginable. The pumps have a tendency to break where the catheter is attached to the pump itself.
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