Hi pop and welcome to the forum here at Medhelp. I don't even remember anyone contemplating having their baclofen pump removed but one of our members wanted to have her medtronic morphine pump replaced because it was malfunctioning.
Is there a reason you want to go back to oral baclofen? I have no idea how the two compare in efficiency to control the spasms.
Welcome again - I hope to see you around some more.
Hi everest, as you can see there wasn't anyone who responded and could help with this question the first time around. We have on person, DJ, who had her morphine pump removed, but that was because the lines were crimped and no longer delivering the drug to her CNS. She ran into a multitude of complications and was pretty sick from infections that set in from the surgery.
I do know the morphine delivery this way is much gentler on your system than taking it orally. Same with the baclofen.
I'll see if I can get her to stop through here and answer your question directly. She has not been active here in ages due to a variety of health complications.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.