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These Meds May Ease Pain but Increase Mortality Risk 60%

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

gabapentinoids linked to overdoses and suicide

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  • Gabapentin and pregabalin are used for the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain disorders. Pregabalin, such as Lyrica, is also prescribed for anxiety in Europe and fibromyalgia in the U.S.


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