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How does MagniLife treat sciatica?

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MagniLife Lower Back Pain Relief is a nonprescription remedy designed to treat sciatica symptoms through homeopathic ingredients and principles, according to MagniLife. It has not been reviewed or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, states DailyMed, a publication of the National Institutes of Health.

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The ingredients in the product are supported by traditional homeopathic principles and are designed to provide temporary relief for the tingling, pain or numbness in the lower back, buttocks, legs and feet that typify sciatica, according to MagniLife. The tablets contain capsicum annum to address burning pains from the hips to the toes. Colocynthis is designed to ease sudden pains that attack the lower back. Gnaphalium polycephalum is used to treat numbness and pain in the feet and legs, while magnesium phosphorica is prescribed for the radiating pains and numbness caused by sciatica.

As of 2011, the FDA had not evaluated whether the product complies with regulations and policies that apply to over-the-counter treatments.

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