Review: could Magnesium Sulfate cause Sciatica?


Sciatica is found among people who take Magnesium Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lisinopril, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 7,448 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Magnesium Sulfate

Magnesium sulfate has active ingredients of magnesium sulfate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Magnesium sulfate 8,675 users)


Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 11,240 Sciatica patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

7,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium Sulfate.
Among them, 30 people (0.4%) have Sciatica

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium sulfate cause Sciatica?

Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Magnesium Sulfate *:

  • female: 56.67 %
  • male: 43.33 %

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Magnesium Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.7 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 62.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (20 people, 66.67%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Procedural Pain (1 person, 3.33%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (1 person, 3.33%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (27 people, 90.00%)
  • Lisinopril (27 people, 90.00%)
  • Levaquin (26 people, 86.67%)
  • Prilosec (25 people, 83.33%)
  • Neurontin (25 people, 83.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (28 people, 93.33%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (27 people, 90.00%)
  • Anxiety (27 people, 90.00%)
  • Spinal Column Stenosis (25 people, 83.33%)
  • Arthropathy (25 people, 83.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Sciatica when taking Magnesium sulfate?

Browse all side effects of Magnesium sulfate

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Sciatica


Could your condition cause Sciatica


Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Magnesium sulfate, Sciatica

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Magnesium sulfate, Sciatica

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.