Pregabalin and Gabapentin to be reclassified as Class C drugs

Prescription drug abuse UK

It was announced last week that the home office is going to crack down on the massive over prescription of Pregabalin and Gabapentin by GP's and hospital doctors that we have seen in the last few years in an attempt to reduce the widespread abuse of these addictive drugs. The changes will mean the drugs will no longer be allowed on a routine repeat prescription and the doctor must actually sign the prescription. The changes will come into effect in August 2019

Evidence suggests that many of these prescription painkillers are ending up on the streets of the UK, and are being sold and abused often in much larger does than they would have been prescribed in. 

Gabapentin urine drug test kits

Pregabalin urine drug test kits

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