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Number of GP patients co-prescribed gabapentinoids and opioids triples


The data showed that in the prior 120 days, 12.3% of cases and 6.8% of controls were prescribed gabapentin. Compared to opioid prescription alone, co-prescription significantly increased the odds of opioid-related death by 49% (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 1.49, 95% CI 1.18–1.88, P

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05 Dec 2018

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