Slipped Disc (Herniated Disc) Topic Guide

Slipped Disc (Herniated Disc) Slipped Disc (Herniated Disc): A slipped disc can cause symptoms such as pain down the back of the leg (sciatica), numbness, or weakness. Read about causes, diagnosis, and treatment (surgery, physical therapy, and medications).

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Slipped Disc (Herniated Disc) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

pregabalin Pregabalin

Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also aff...learn more »

tramadol Tramadol

Tramadol is an pain medicine similar to an opioid. Tramadol is used to treat moderate to severe pain...learn more »

gabapentin Gabapentin

Gabapentin is used together with other medicines to treat partial seizures in adults and children at least 3 years old.

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cyclobenzaprine Cyclobenzaprine

Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid that reduces inflammation in the body, and also suppresses your immune system...learn more »

methylprednisolone Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

diazepam Diazepam

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that is used to treat anxiety disorders, or alcohol withdrawal symptoms...learn more »

prednisolone Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »