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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 295 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 397 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 7,104 Sciatic nerve dysfunction patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 294 people reported to have side effects when taking Omega 3. Among them, 4 people (1.36%) 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Have had neck, shoulder and arm pain off and on for years. 2014 MRI discovered spinal arthritis in lumbar with degenerated disc and in spinal arthritis (severe) in cervical area along with bulging discs. I am now having sciatica pain in buttock along with legs jerking and shaking. I am now having neck,shoulder and arm pain along with sudden episodes of arm and wrist drop.

    In early 2013 I started having weakness in ankles both legs. As the year progressed the weakness expanded into my lower legs. In October 2013 I was diagnosed with ALS due EMG test. Now (February 2015) I am 95% wheelchair bound and experiencing all these spine problems. My arms are starting to weaken too - both at the same time.

    All my symptoms in legs and arms are symmetrical- started and progressing in both legs or both arms at same time. I have learned that jaw problems can be caused by spine also. I can't help but wonder if my ALS is being caused by my spine problems.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Upset stomach and diarrhea after 3pm

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • My reaction to bactrim starts within the first 15 minutes of ingesting the drug. I started getting muscle aches and stiffness mostly of my neck. My eyes red a terrible red color. My vision became blurry. I had severe sciatic pain mostly in the right lower extremity started from my lower back. I couldn't stand for more then a minute. I got relief from laying on my back and keeping my legs raised. It took weeks for the effects to wear off.

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