Cervical radiculopathy

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What is cervical radiculopathy?

Cervical radiculopathy results from inflammation and/or impingement of the nerve roots in the area of the neck region.

Common symptoms reported by people with cervical radiculopathy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cervical radiculopathy

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
pain (7) cervical radiculopathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (3) cervical radiculopathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (2)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)

Data from patients with cervical radiculopathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cervical radiculopathy

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
blurry vision difficulty with orgasm 2 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
pain (7) cervical radiculopathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
hot and cold flashes
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (3) cervical radiculopathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (3 evaluations)
Side effects
sweating
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
agitation paranoia
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (2)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
fatigue heart palpitations 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (3)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cervical radiculopathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cervical radiculopathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 26
40s 67
50s 113
60s 60
70+ 13
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 38
40-49 years 47
50-59 years 32
60-69 years 6
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 57
Female 228

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 196
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from cervical radiculopathy patients who have completed their condition history
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