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  • Hi Linda,  gabapentin isn't considered a steroid. Prednisone is an example of a steroid - they did two rounds of that from after surgery to help leg pain/inflammation, but it didn't help really.  I hope your sciatica goes away!  Mine went away and then recently came back....I am trying to get in to see my surgeon but having a hard time getting a call back.
  • I called doctor last night and he called in a medrol dose pack for the inflammation and i started last night and already i amngetting relief.  i feel like a new person and see the light at the end of the tunnel.
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  • Thanks Kimmy. It is so nice not to be woken in the middle of the night in tears
  • dilauroddilauro ConnecticutPosts: 12,813
    edited 02/22/2016 - 8:48 AM
    gabapentin(neurontin) is not a steroid.   it is the class of nerve  medication,  for the treatment of neuropathic pain.
    two weeks post surgery is a very short time after surgery.  recovery takes time.

    read recovery the most important phase
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