Review: could Omega 3 cause Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction?


Summary

Sciatic nerve dysfunction is found among people who take Omega 3, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lyrica, and have Crohn's disease . We study 880 people who have side effects while taking Omega 3 from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Sciatic nerve dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatic nerve dysfunction and more.

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Omega 3

Omega 3 has active ingredients of cod liver oil. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Omega 3 927 users)

Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) has been reported by people with rashes, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 6,712 Sciatic nerve dysfunction patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

880 people reported to have side effects when taking Omega 3.
Among them, 8 people (0.91%) have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omega 3 cause Sciatic nerve dysfunction?

Time on Omega 3 when people have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction when taking Omega 3 *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction when taking Omega 3 *:

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

Severity if Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction when taking Omega 3 **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin Supplementation (3 people)
  • Supplementation Therapy (3 people)
  • Pain In Extremity (3 people)
  • Insomnia (3 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Multi-Vitamins (5 people)
  • Lyrica (5 people)
  • Zopiclone (3 people)
  • Humira (3 people)
  • Aspirin (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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