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pregabalin


“Risk of major congenital malformations” prescribers warned as drug moved to pregnancy Category D The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has strengthened its warnings around epilepsy and pain drug pregabalin for …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest news in research Pregabalin prescribing risks This article highlights the medico-legal issues associated with prescribing pregabalin and the merging misuse of pregabalin, …

This article will define neuropathic pain, the various types of neuropathic pain syndromes and the efficacy of gabapentinoids in their treatment. It is essential pharmacists have strong foundational knowledge of …

Leading addiction specialist warns about emerging misuse of non-opioid prescription drugs including quetiapine, gabapentinoids and ADHD medicine There are some “golden oldies” that are familiar when it comes to pharmaceutical …

A pharmacist tried to warn a GP that his patient was a known “doctor shopper” – but the man still obtained large amounts of pregabalin and diazepam, and subsequently died …

Pharmaceuticals contributed to more than three-quarters of deaths last year, but SafeScript may have helped reduce methadone deaths, new coroner’s report reveals Overdose rates in Victoria have gradually increased over …

Boxed warnings are set to be added to the PI and CMI for medicines containing pregabalin and gabapentin These enhanced warnings advise that pregabalin poses a risk of misuse, while …

Coroner calls for state health department to review rationale for excluding pregabalin from SafeScript, following the death of a Victorian man The Victorian coroner has called for a government review …

Young people taking pregabalin may be at increased risk of harm including suicidal behaviour and injury, according to a cohort study Swedish and British researchers have explored a possible association …

by Shalini Arunogiri, Monash University; Dan Lubman, Monash University, and Rose Crossin, Monash University Pregabalin (sold under the brand name Lyrica) is prescribed as an anti-epileptic and a painkiller for …