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... I too used Neurontin and I have for over 7 years when a neurologist couldn't stop the reactions following a surgery. I have tried every Internet special trying anything to eliminate the pain. I currently use a topical cream marketed by a site called Northstar Nutritional called arthritis relief cream which I do when I can't do ice like every night before I sleep. It isn't that... (10 replies)
... for Sciatica that were helpful? ... (10 replies)
Feb 14, 2009
... doing anything. I also have back problems and have been off and on hydrocodone for that, it doesn't really touch the sciatica. My PCP prescribed diazepam for the sciatica for about 2 years, but it did nothing. I finally got in to a neurologist and she prescribed the gabapentin. ... (11 replies)

Jan 11, 2010
... m happy it works great for you and many others. Maybe my sciatica is just too severe and chronic for Gabapentin to have any real noticeable effect. ... (27 replies)
... inflammatory. Also Gabapentin 300 Mg. It's a nerve medication. The Meloxicam I can't tell I even take it and the Gabapentin I only took for 2 days since I didn't care for the way it made me feel. But it may help others and alot of sciatica patients get relief from nerve medications. ... (8 replies)
... and it REALLY helps my Sciatica pain as well as alleviates a bit of my pain from a torn rotater cuff that I wasn't able to get treated. ... (9 replies)
Using Gabapentin
Aug 30, 2010
... Although I still use a cane and a mobility scooter on occasion it has given me tremendous relief. Prior to Gabapentin I had to use a walker just to get to the washroom. Most nights were spent laying in bed unable to move in sweat soaked sheets. ... (12 replies)
... hour plane trips coming up in a couple of weeks, I got some Hydrocone. Also Gabapentin that I'll test out in advance. ... (26 replies)
Using Gabapentin
Aug 27, 2010
... sage is probably too low and you have to be titrated up. I take 2100 mg a day. I have had problems for over 40 yrs and am at the stage of no more can be done. Gabapentin is the only thing that has helped me at all. It is not an narcotic nor is it a drug that you just take and it works immediatly. ... (12 replies)
Jan 8, 2010
... Just goes to show how everybody responds so differently to meds, even if it is the same problem. Gabapentin did nothing for my sciatica, but I've heard otherwise from people who have the same condition. They said it worked wonders for them. ... (27 replies)
Jan 6, 2010
... I have sciatica and a disk issue, so I live with chronic back pain. ... (27 replies)
... PT, gabapentin 1200 mg a day, motrin, pain medicine as needed. ... (5 replies)
... I have had herniated disc/sciatica oct 2011. I took some meds and in a month or so I felt better. In August 2012 the same pain came back and was very bad.I had shooting pain coming from my back to my right buttock , going down to my leg and down to my heel. I had pins and needles feeling. I had to use a walker and I lost 8 kg in a month and half. My dr prescribed Gabapentin,... (6 replies)
Sciatica pain
May 13, 2012
... Voltaren (Voltarin) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve the inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis and stiffness of the spine). What people call sciatica can be an irritation or compression of a lower lumbar spinal nerve that is causing pain that... (5 replies)
... I have had chronic sciatica for 6-7 years. It has been well controlled with Ultram ER or Tramadol ER for a majority of the time. Prior to going on oral meds, my pain management doc tried something like 6-7 epidurals over a 2 year period. Only one of them worked like it should. With the oral meds, I would have occasional acute flareups which would be controlled by adding... (20 replies)
... Has your doctor given you one of the "nerve" pain drugs like neurontin, gabapentin or Lyrica? ... (10 replies)
... Have slowly gone up to 400 mg of gabapentin (neuronton) and still having lots of pain. Has anyone else found that this medicine helps eliminate the pain of sciatica, or am I alone? (Also taking 800 mg ibuprofen 3x day) Any advice would be appreciated. (24 replies)
... Hi Macincolorado, First, welcome to the board. Sorry that you are going through this, it's horrible! I have RSD and I was getting lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. After the last one I had in December, it left me to where I could barely move! Since then, my gait is very off because it hurts to walk. The doctor is trying to say it's due to my abnormal gait since my injury I had... (1 replies)
... thanks for the reply, I did see my dr and she put me back on Gabapentin, she said even after surgery I should keep taking it. As for the surgery I decided to do it. so wish me luck...Tanks (6 replies)
... Have you tried a drug for "nerve" pain such as gabapentin (Neurontin) or Lyrica? This is often prescribed for sciatic type pain. It may be that the nerve was injured while it was compressed and now that there is more room for the nerve, it still needs time to recover. Nerves heal very slowly so it can take a long time for healing to take place. Also it sounds like you... (7 replies)

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