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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 289 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 391 Omega 3 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, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,087 Sciatic nerve dysfunction patients)

On Jan, 19, 2015: 289 people reported to have side effects when taking Omega 3. Among them, 4 people (1.38%) 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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