Review: could Irritable bowel syndrome cause Neuropathy - sciatic nerve?
Summary: Neuropathy - sciatic nerve could be caused by Irritable bowel syndrome, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Pain, and take Boniva.
We study 6,286 people who have Irritable bowel syndrome from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Neuropathy - sciatic nerve (Sciatica). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 70,475 patients) is typically treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Amitiza, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Loperamide Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.
Neuropathy - sciatic nerve
Neuropathy - sciatic nerve (inflammation and swelling of the large sciatic nerve that originates from the exit of an intervertebral nerve) (latest reports from 44,434 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 6,282 people who have irritable bowel syndrome are studied. Among them, 8 (0.13%) have Neuropathy - Sciatic Nerve. They amount to 0.02% of all the 44,268 people who have Neuropathy - Sciatic Nerve on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have irritable bowel syndrome and experienced Neuropathy - sciatic nerve * :
|Neuropathy - sciatic nerve||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who have irritable bowel syndrome and experienced Neuropathy - sciatic nerve * :
|Neuropathy - sciatic nerve||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||25.00% |
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Pain (3 people, 37.50%)
- Bone density decreased (2 people, 25.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 25.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 25.00%)
- Osteopenia (2 people, 25.00%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 25.00%)
- Migraine (2 people, 25.00%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 25.00%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (2 people, 25.00%)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (2 people, 25.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Boniva (2 people, 25.00%)
- Dicyclomine hydrochloride (2 people, 25.00%)
- Vioxx (2 people, 25.00%)
- Fluvoxamine maleate (2 people, 25.00%)
- Ambien (2 people, 25.00%)
- Aciphex (2 people, 25.00%)
- Kadian (2 people, 25.00%)
- Zelnorm (2 people, 25.00%)
- Fosamax (2 people, 25.00%)
- Cymbalta (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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