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How effective is Gabapentin for Sciatica?

Summary: 29 Gabapentin users have rated its effectiveness for Sciatica.

Overall ratings: 2.7/5
Long term ratings: 2.5/5

This is a review of how effective Gabapentin (gabapentin) is for Sciatica and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

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What is Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,674 Gabapentin users)

Sciatica

Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) can be treated by Gabapentin, Lyrica, Flexeril, Neurontin, Tramadol, Prednisone. (latest reports from 7,150 Sciatica patients)

On Apr, 24, 2015: 29 people are studied for taking Gabapentin in Sciatica




Gabapentin effectiveness for Sciatica


Long term Gabapentin effectiveness for Sciatica

Gabapentin effectiveness for Sciatica (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall471332
Long term
(1+ years)
13600

Age of people who take Gabapentin for Sciatica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%6.90%24.14%13.79%24.14%31.03%

Who find Gabapentin more effective for Sciatica?

Age of people who find Gabapentin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%60.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

 

 

 

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Comments for this study:

frances (5 years ago):

I was given this new medicine called gabapertin, I was to take one pill three times a day. I took one pill at 11:30 am and didn't wake up until 8:30 pm. I ate before I took the medicine, thank God. I was unable to take the pill as prescribed as you can see. My suggestion is DO NOT TAKE THE PILL.
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