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Tag: pregabalin

Gabapentin and pregabalin

August 21 , 2019
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Click on the image below to read and download the full PDF leaflet   Gabapentin and pregabalin This leaflet is about gabapentin and pregabalin, two drugs which are part of a group sometimes called gabapentinoids. The leaflet will give you some background about gabapentin and pregabalin and help you to ...

Medicines for long-term pain

July 11 , 2019
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Pain Concern has produced three expert information leaflets focusing on current, commonly prescribed pain medications: antidepressants for pain (amitriptyline); gabapentin & pregabalin; and opioids. The purpose of the leaflets is to equip people with authoritative information about therapy options and enable informed discussions with their GP health ...

‘Growing problem’ of addiction to prescription drugs probed – BBC article

January 24 , 2018
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Public Health England is launching a review into "growing problem" of prescription drug addiction. The review, which will take a year, will cover: sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines and z-drugs (zolpidem and zopiclone) painkillers called opioids, pregabalin and gabapentin (the latter two are also used to ...

Airing Pain 2: Nerve Pain and How to Manage it

October 12 , 2010
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How problems with the nervous system can give rise to chronic pain, a personal success story of pain management and a Q&A with pain specialist Dr Mark Turtle Elizabeth Carrigan of the Australian Pain Management Association talks about how pain management techniques helped her come to terms with ...