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Pregabalin and gabapentin to be controlled as class C drugs from April


I can't remember the last I initiated a pregabalin or Gabapentin prescription. Don't think ever in a prison setting. I agree most GPs aware of the issues but it's frustrating with revolving door patients/prisoners back with same meds. One for shingles 7 years ago fully resolved but kept on repeat. Naloxone does not always work when on multiple opiates and pregabalin. I've taken patients off them at much personal risk and I do appreciate this is also difficult to do in the community as well.

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16 Oct 2018

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