LYRICA NIGHTS–RECREATIONAL PREGABALIN ABUSE IN AN URBAN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

@article{Millar2013LYRICANP,
  title={LYRICA NIGHTS–RECREATIONAL PREGABALIN ABUSE IN AN URBAN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT},
  author={J Millar and Sruthi Satish Sadasivan and Nicola Weatherup and Stuart Lutton},
  journal={Emergency Medicine Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={30},
  pages={874 - 874}
}
Objectives & Background Since ‘legal highs' emerged as drugs of abuse in the UK, Emergency Physicians have battled to keep up with the latest drug craze. Whilst many of these drugs present with recognisable toxidromes, the effect of new compounds or medications cannot be readily predicted. In Belfast, we have witnessed a recent increase in the number of patients presenting after recreational abuse of Pregabalin (Lyrica). Patients, state that the medication induces a state similar to drunkenness… Expand
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