How effective is Lyrica for Lumbar radiculopathy (Herniated nucleus pulposus (slipped disk))?
Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Lyrica (pregabalin) is for Lumbar radiculopathy. The study is based on 14 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Lyrica
Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,494 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Lumbar radiculopathy (radicular pain in the low back and legs) (latest reports from 17,779 patients) can be treated by Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Percocet, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Neurontin.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 14 people are studied for taking Lyrica in Lumbar radiculopathy
Lyrica effectiveness for Lumbar radiculopathy (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Lyrica for Lumbar radiculopathy * :
|Lumbar radiculopathy||85.71%||14.29% |
Age of people who take Lyrica for Lumbar radiculopathy * :
|Lumbar radiculopathy||7.14%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||50.00%||7.14%||21.43%||7.14% |
Who find Lyrica more effective for Lumbar radiculopathy?
Gender of people who find Lyrica more effective * :
|Lumbar radiculopathy||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who find Lyrica more effective * :
|Lumbar radiculopathy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am waiting for a diskectomy on two lower vertabrae. The Pregabalin helps with sleeping and avoiding cramps and pains in my right leg. However i have suffered with violent diarrea since 5 days. I am now wondering if the drug is now causing this reaction as i have now been taking it for 3 months. I understand it has a build up effect in your system and perhaps i have now become intolerant of it
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