Pregabalin used inappropriately for back pain and fibromyalgia: PBS data
By Michael Woodhead
18 Mar 2020
Many people are being prescribed pregabalin for inappropriate indications such as low back pain and fibromyalgia, an Australian study suggests. The drug is recommended for neuropathic pain but usage trends revealed by PBS data suggests it is being used inappropriately in low doses for short term treatment of acute pain and in combination with opioids, ...