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What medications can be used via the rectal route?

Most medications used for symptoms such as pain, nausea, shortness of breath, and agitation can be given effectively with rapid onset of action via the rectal route. For a list of medications and bioavailability as reported in the literature please click here.

Do I need to change the dosing when using the Macy Catheter?

Sometimes, depending on the medication. Dosing is the same as oral for a majority of medications. For a list of medications and bioavailability as reported in the literature please click here.

Will I need to change my policies and protocols? Do you have templates?

For a copy of our policy and procedure template please click here

This three minute video shares how the Macy Catheter helped Ohio’s Hospice mitigate their injectable opioids shortage:

Fast Track: I’m ready to implement the Macy Catheter at my Agency

Please enter your contact information so you can immediately receive an email with a rectal medication reference list and our policy and procedure template.

A Hospi representative will contact you within 2 business days to help you place your first order and to provide additional onboarding support.

Contact us to learn more about the Macy Catheter.

Hospi Corporation

1650 S. Amphlett Blvd
Suite 201
San Mateo, CA 94402
T: 888.509.3732
F: 510.648.3529

When the oral route is compromised, knowledgeable clinicians turn to the Macy Catheter®. The Macy Catheter is the best alternative for rapid administration of medication and fluids. Patented and FDA cleared, the Macy Catheter provides access to the clinically proven rectal route of delivery. It can be used in multiple settings, including hospice and palliative care, skilled nursing facilities, and the emergency department. The Macy Catheter improves patient care and nursing efficiency while decreasing the cost of care.

*Disclaimer: Anecdotal testimonials were provided by clinicians and are shared for general educational purposes with their permission. The Macy Catheter is a prescription device indicated to provide rectal access to administer liquids/medications. Hospi Corporation does not promote the use of particular medications to address particular conditions, and does not claim that the Macy Catheter can treat a particular condition. The prescribing healthcare professional is responsible for selecting medications for treatment, their dosage, and the route of delivery. The Macy Catheter can facilitate administration when the rectal route is prescribed.

Hospi Corporation

1650 S. Amphlett Blvd
Suite 201
San Mateo, CA 94402
T: 888.509.3732
F: 510.648.3529

 

When the oral route is compromised, knowledgeable clinicians turn to the Macy Catheter®. The Macy Catheter is the best alternative for rapid administration of medication and fluids. Patented and FDA cleared, the Macy Catheter provides access to the clinically proven rectal route of delivery. It can be used in multiple settings, including hospice and palliative care, skilled nursing facilities, and the emergency department. The Macy Catheter improves patient care and nursing efficiency while decreasing the cost of care.

*Disclaimer: Anecdotal testimonials were provided by clinicians and are shared for general educational purposes with their permission. The Macy Catheter is a prescription device indicated to provide rectal access to administer liquids/medications. Hospi Corporation does not promote the use of particular medications to address particular conditions, and does not claim that the Macy Catheter can treat a particular condition. The prescribing healthcare professional is responsible for selecting medications for treatment, their dosage, and the route of delivery. The Macy Catheter can facilitate administration when the rectal route is prescribed.