Pregabalin: new drug. Very similar to gabapentin.

  • Published 2005 in Prescrire international


(1) The first-line treatment for partial epilepsy is carbamazepine monotherapy; gabapentin monotherapy is an alternative, given its lower risk of drug-drug interactions. (2) The standard treatment for neuropathic pain associated with diabetes or post-herpetic neuralgia is a tricyclic antidepressant, with gabapentin as an alternative. Few drugs are available… (More)


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@article{2005PregabalinND, title={Pregabalin: new drug. Very similar to gabapentin.}, author={}, journal={Prescrire international}, year={2005}, volume={14 80}, pages={203-6} }