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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Prialt IT.

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Condition: Chronic Pain
9/24/2012 12:29:22 AM

Reviewer: tonicar, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Almost immediately after the Prialt was put in my pain pump I began experiencing extreme urinary retention, constipation, instability, drowsiness, trouble talking coherently and absolutely no relief from the pain. I'm getting it out of my pump at the first opportunity. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
9/11/2012 3:47:29 PM

Reviewer: Sabrena71, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had Prialt put in a pump after years of serve chronic nerve pain (ripped my nerves loose from my spinal cord that go to my L arm & neck plus crushed my shoulder after a I fell through a steel catwalk @ work 17 yrs ago)the side effects of this medicine is AWFUL to this day memory loss & the lose of my teeth is so serve & my pump has been out for over 2 yrs.

Condition: Chronic Pain
8/15/2012 5:15:18 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my pump implanted 6 weeks ago and so far am only able to tolerate 1.2 mcg. I had every side effect listed including the sensation that my skin is burning, electric shock sensations, memory loss, and an overall increase in my pain. This is by far, the worst medication I have ever used. My doctor is putting me on IT morphine and I can't wait! This medication has been awful. I had to go in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
6/8/2012 11:30:22 PM

Reviewer: Sabrena71, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have major nerve pain where I fell through a steel catwalk @ work 16 yrs ago. I ripped the nerves loose from my spinal cord that goes to my neck & Left shoulder plus I crushed my shoulder,have had 6 shoulder surgeries.I had the Prialt put in a pump & it was in for about 7 mnths. I had so many side effects & still having them so serve that I have what I call mind lapes where I can be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/7/2012 9:56:56 PM

Reviewer: retired officer, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given Prialt as a trial for a pain pump. I had 3 injections trying to prove effectivenes prior to getting a pain pump. First dose was nothing. Dr doubled dose for second injection. I had some delayed side effects (nausia, dizziness, confusion)but I did not get the pain relief the Dr wanted. HHe increased the dose again for the 3rd injection. This time I had very severe reactions with 7 hours ... Show Full Comment

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