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How effective is Gabapentin for Sciatica?

Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 2.4/5
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 Gabapentin (gabapentin) is for Sciatica. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 25 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Gabapentin

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,456 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

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) (latest reports from 45,051 patients) can be treated by Gabapentin, Lyrica, Flexeril, Diclofenac Sodium, Prednisone, Tramadol Hydrochloride.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 25 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
Overall361132
Long term
(1+ years)
12400

Age of people who take Gabapentin for Sciatica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%8.00%24.00%12.00%20.00%36.00%

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 (4 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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