Today's Top Medical News - March 23, 2017 - OzarksFirst.com

A popular medicine turns out to be no better than a placebo for treating sciatica. A study in the New England Journal Of Medicine says Lyrica does not relieve pain from the sciatic nerve and that it does cause side effects such as dizziness. Sciatica ...

Pregabalin Doesn't Cut Intensity of Sciatica-Linked Leg Pain - Doctors Lounge

Pregabalin does not significantly reduce the intensity of leg pain associated with sciatica, according to a study published in the March 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. No significant difference in leg-pain intensity score at week ...

Pregabalin found ineffective against sciatic pain - Reuters

(Reuters Health) - - Pregabalin, the pain-fighting drug better known by the Pfizer brand name Lyrica, works no better than placebo at relieving the leg pain associated with sciatica, according to results from an Australian study of more than 200 patients.

Drugs no solution for Sciatica pain: study - Yahoo7 News

People suffering from sciatica nerve pain spreading down their legs aren't necessarily any better off if they take a commonly prescribed painkiller, a study has found. Researchers from the Sydney-based George Institute for Global Health gave 209 people ...

Pregabalin No Help for Sciatica Leg Pain - MedPage Today

Pregabalin (Lyrica) didn't offer any relief from the leg pain associated with acute or chronic sciatica, and was associated with more adverse events in a randomized controlled trial, researchers found. Over 8 weeks, there were no differences in leg ...

No relief in sight for those suffering from sciatica - Medical Xpress

A drug increasingly being prescribed for treating sciatica has been revealed to be no better than placebo, in new research from The George Institute for Global Health. The study in the New England Journal of Medicine also found people taking the drug ...