Don’t prescribe generic Lyrica for pain, Pfizer warns UK

Pfizer has written doctors in the UK warning them not to prescribe generic Lyrica (pregabalin)  to treat neuropathic pain. The company still has a live patent covering Lyrica’s use against nerve pain and the generics are specifically approved to treat generalized anxiety disorder and epilepsy. According to the letter published on patentdocs website Pfizer states it’s ...

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