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Saturday , January 16 2021


The Trouble with Lyrica and Gabapentin and What to Do Instead

By: Cindy Perlin, LCSW Lyrica and gabapentin are being increasingly prescribed for many chronic pain conditions, in part because of concerns about opioids. However, these medications have serious side effects of their own and they are not very effective. There are better alternatives. What the research says about Lyrica and …

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Tramadol: The most dangerous drug in the world

Imagine a prescription medication that relieves pain just as well as narcotics like Oxycontin, but isn’t addictive. Too good to be true? Turns out, yes. For years, that was the case with Tramadol, a synthetic opioid drug that was released in 1995 under the brand name Ultram to great expectations. This new …

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