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How effective is Lorazepam for Nerve pain (Neuralgia)?

Summary: 8 Lorazepam users have rated its effectiveness for Nerve pain.

Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 4.0/5

This is a review of how effective Lorazepam (lorazepam) is for Nerve pain and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,105 Lorazepam users)

Nerve pain

Nerve pain (pain in one or more nerves) can be treated by Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Cymbalta, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 17,878 Nerve Pain patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 8 people are studied for taking Lorazepam in Nerve pain




Lorazepam effectiveness for Nerve pain


Long term Lorazepam effectiveness for Nerve pain

Lorazepam effectiveness for Nerve pain (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall02222
Long term
(1+ years)
01002

Gender of people who take Lorazepam for Nerve pain * :

FemaleMale
Nerve pain62.50%37.50%

Age of people who take Lorazepam for Nerve pain * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nerve pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%25.00%50.00%

Who find Lorazepam more effective for Nerve pain?

Gender of people who find Lorazepam more effective * :

FemaleMale
Nerve pain75.00%25.00%

Age of people who find Lorazepam more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nerve pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments for this study:

Zel (2 years ago):

Hi Jim K.,

While taking Lorazepam, have you (or do you) take any other meds?

I'm on Cymbalta, Lamotrigine, and Lyrica which only take the edge off. Am desperate for relief, but don't know if experimenting with Lorazepam should be done after weaning off of those, first.

Your thoughts? Thank you, Zel
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jim knutson (4 years ago):

I have very intense nerve pain from a long period of spinal stenosis on the L-5 nerve root. A foraminotomy didn't help and neither did a lumbar fusion. after a year of progression through oxycontin, gabapentin, lyrica and cymbalta. I found, with the support of my GP and my own experimentation, that four 1mg doses of lorazepam throughout the day gave me about 80% or more total relief from the nerve pain with no side effects to date. I am delighted.
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    Sheryl on Mar, 4, 2013:

    I am a 39 year old female with serious nerve pain radiating from my spine - shoulder blade - rt arm - rt chest and often up my neck.

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