EMERGENCY PROCEDURES Targeted Drug Delivery

EMERGENCY TECHNICAL SUPPORT

In the United States, emergency technical support is available 24 hours/day for clinicians managing patients with Medtronic SynchroMed infusion systems: 800-707-0933. In other areas of the world, contact your Medtronic representative.


EMERGENCY PROCEDURE FOR MORPHINE INTRATHECAL/EPIDURAL OVERDOSE

Consult the patient's medical record or with the patient's physician to confirm the drug or drug concentration within the pump reservoir.

Overdose Symptoms
Acute overdose with INFUMORPH can be manifested by respiratory depression, somnolence progressing to stupor or coma, skeletal muscle flaccidity, cold and clammy skin, constricted pupils, and, in some cases, pulmonary edema, bradycardia, hypotension, partial or complete airway obstruction, atypical snoring, and death.1

Suggested Treatment
Follow the emergency procedure and suggested treatment protocol indicated in the Emergency Procedure document.

Emergency Procedure to Empty the Pump Reservoir
View detailed information about the emergency procedure to empty the pump reservoir, including diagrams and pump descriptions, in the Emergency Procedure document.


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Preservative-free morphine sulfate sterile solution (labeled for intrathecal administration) manufacturer’s package insert.