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Review: could Omega 3 cause Sciatic nerve dysfunction (Sciatica)?





Summary: Sciatic nerve dysfunction is reported only by a few people who take Omega 3.

We study 286 people who have side effects while taking Omega 3 from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 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 fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Omega 3 385 users)

Sciatic nerve dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Sciatic nerve dysfunction 7,068 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 283 people reported to have side effects when taking Omega 3. Among them, 4 people (1.41%) have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction.

Trend of Sciatic nerve dysfunction in Omega 3 reports

Time on Omega 3 when people have Sciatic nerve dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sciatic nerve dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sciatic nerve dysfunction when taking Omega 3 * :

FemaleMale
Sciatic nerve dysfunction100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Sciatic nerve dysfunction when taking Omega 3 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatic nerve dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Sciatic nerve dysfunction when taking Omega 3 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sciatic nerve dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sciatic nerve dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sciatic nerve dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sciatica (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Restless legs syndrome (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Arthritis (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Arthralgia (2 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omega 3 plus d3 fish oil (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Prednisone (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Simvastatin (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Coenzyme q10 (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Ascorbic acid (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Sciatica, Si Joint Disease, and takes Naprosyn)
    I am already using probiotics and trying to eat yogurt once a day. I also make sure to take medication on a full stomach.
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    (Asked by a 98 year old woman who has Burning Bones--bones Feel On Fire, and takes Turmeric Root, Vitamin B12, Fish Oil, Lipoic Acid, Chamomile, Milkweed, Valerian, Kava)
    finger bones on fire at tips and also toes burning like fire; back of neck and tip of nose very cold and eyes puffy; urine is red sometimes but then sometimes dark brown with yellow foam and white spots in it; tongue coated all white and smells bad; can't sit still because the tailbone is on fire; a ...
  • I cannot get a direct answer from any of my drs.,is my sciatic pain caused by my interstitail cystitus?
    (Asked by a 36 year old woman who has Prolapse Heart Valve/murmor, Sciatica, Interstitail Cystitus,, and takes Hydroxyzine, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Estradiol )
    I have had interstitail cystitus for almost four years now.I have been on every kind of drug,other than pain pills.I will not take them,I don't believe in them they only mask the problem and cause addiction.of course,just my belief.I have had d.s.m.o. repetitively for first year and a half twice a w ...
  • Penis is not sensitive. difficult to ejaculate, little, sometimes, no semen produced
    (Asked by a 67 year old man who has Difficulty Ejaculating, Penile Insensitivity, and takes Lipitor, Terazosin Hydrochloride, Fish Oil, Baby Aspirin, Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate And MSM)
    I have no problem getting an erection; however, I seem to "lose interest" and full erection shortly after I penetrate. Viagra, etc. have not helped with this. As noted above, my penis is less sensitive and requires a lot of friction for me to ejaculate. Amount of ejaculate greatly reduced. I am look ...
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    (Asked by a 63 year old man who has Swollen Lymph Nodes, and takes Simvastatin, Lisinopril, Coreg, Amlodipine, Pantoprazole, Fish Oil, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Ergocalciferol)
    I have a swollen lymph node which appeared in the neck area under my left ear about three weeks ago...it grew quickly (overnight) and then it came down significantly after I took antibiotics. It is almost gone, but I can still feel a very, very small lump (it still keeps going down every day). Went ...

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