What is Sacral Nerve Stimulator?

Category: Equipment


Sacral nerve stimulation or neuromodulation, is a procedure in which the sacral nerve is stimulated by a mild electrical current from an implanted device. It is done to improve functioning of the urinary tract, relieve pain related to urination, and to control fecal incontinence.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sacral Nerve Stimulator

Side effect Patients
Bowel problems 1
Hemorrhoids 1
Muscle fatigue 1
Pain during sex 1


Based on patients currently using Sacral Nerve Stimulator

Dosage Patients
24 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Sacral Nerve Stimulator

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Sacral Nerve Stimulator


Currently using Sacral Nerve Stimulator

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Sacral Nerve Stimulator

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sacral Nerve Stimulator.