Comprehensive Pain Care

SMH Steroid Injections Safe

As federal regulators continue to investigate the outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated steroid methylprednisolone injections, we’d like to reassure our patients that they are NOT at risk from steroid injections used at Sarasota Memorial Hospital and our Pain Care Centers. The contaminated vials were manufactured and distributed by the New England Compounding Center (NECC). We do not purchase any methylprednisolone injections from NECC or other compounding pharmacy. The product used at Sarasota Memorial is Depo-Medrol®, which is not part of the investigation or FDA recall. It is manufactured by Pharmacia & Upjohn, a division of Pfizer.

Bringing Relief from Pain

Constant, nagging pain can destroy the quality of your life. But it doesn’t have to. From traditional treatments and medications to breakthrough interventional procedures - all tailored to meet your specific needs – Sarasota Memorial’s Care Centers at Blackburn Point, Heritage HarbourInstitute for Advanced Medicine and Heart & Vascular Services offer the widest range of coordinated pain care services available in Southwest Florida to help bring you pain relief from:

 

Comprehensive Pain Services

To help get you well – and keep you well, the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary team that includes:

 

Insurance & Information

While the Pain Care Centers accept most insurance plans, please check with your insurance company or doctor.

For information about any of our Pain Care Centers, please call (941) 917-4500.

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