rheumatology
Medicines

UK makes moves to reclassify pregabalin and gabapentin

The UK government will consider making two anticonvulsant drugs class C controlled substances, after a rise in deaths linked to the medications. Pregabalin and gabapentin – used in the management of conditions including epilepsy and neuropathic pain – can induce elevated mood and euphoria and can be deadly when mixed with depressants. They have become ...

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