The SynchroMed® II drug pump is a small, programmable, battery-powered medical device that stores and delivers medication directly to the intrathecal space, where fluid flows around the spinal cord. Since targeted drug delivery releases medication directly at the source of the pain, effective pain relief may be achieved at lower doses and with fewer or more tolerable side effects compared to oral medications, which go through your circulatory system.
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