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Review: could Omega 3 cause Sciatic nerve dysfunction?

Summary: Sciatic nerve dysfunction could be caused by Omega 3, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Prednisone, and have Restless legs syndrome.

We study 263 people who have side effects while taking Omega 3 from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 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 (latest outcomes from 363 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.

Sciatic nerve dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) (latest reports from 44,400 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 286 people reported to have side effects when taking Omega 3. Among them, 3 people (1.05%) have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction. They amount to 0.01% of all the 44,327 people who have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sciatic nerve dysfunction in Omega 3 reports

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

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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 ** :

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How people recovered from Sciatic nerve dysfunction ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Restless legs syndrome (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Sciatica (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Arthralgia (2 people, 66.67%)
  4. Arthritis (2 people, 66.67%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Ascorbic acid (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Simvastatin (2 people, 66.67%)
  4. Coenzyme q10 (2 people, 66.67%)
  5. Acetylsalicylic acid (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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