Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Degenerative disc disease 12 3
Spinal stenosis 8 3
Herniated disc 5 3
Spondylolisthesis 3 0
Bone spurs 2 0

Show all 16 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 4
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lower back surgery

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pain 4
Pain in lower back 3
Back pain 2
Bowel problems 1
Cervical spinal stenosis (neck) 1
Chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy 1

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Duration

Currently having Lower back surgery

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Lower back surgery

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 33
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 5
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 6
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lower back surgery.