Pregabalin: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

I recently wrote a piece for the Anex Bulletin, for needle and exchange workers, looking at the drug, Pregabalin, which is raising concerns among the drug community.

It seemed, as a non-opioid, that Pregabalin (or Lyrica, to use its more common street/pharmacy name) was a brilliant non-addictive pain relief alternative when it was introduced, but then a team of researchers started digging into data from Victorian ambulance call-outs and noticed a disturbing trend.

 

 

 

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