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Number of GP patients co-prescribed gabapentinoids and opioids triples


No surprises since we are medicalising everything from behaviour at home to not eating their greens. With papers campaign groups and the government encouraging a "Doctor has all the answers and a pill will sort it mentality", there can be no other result other than more prescribing. Once again the doc. is bashed for being unable to treat their "diseases" or if they decide to take some extra pills.

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05 Dec 2018

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