Pregabalin abuse after past substance-seeking behavior.

@article{Papazisis2013PregabalinAA,
  title={Pregabalin abuse after past substance-seeking behavior.},
  author={Georgios Papazisis and Georgios Garyfallos and Chrysanthi Sardeli and Dimitrios Kouvelas},
  journal={International journal of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={
          441-2
        }
}
Pregabalin is a prescription drug, structurally related to the neurotransmitter GABA. Following the rapidly increasing use of pregabalin, data signaling its abuse liability have been published recently. We report a case of a 19-year-old man with a history of cannabis and alcohol-seeking behavior that showed similar drug-seeking behavior with pregabalin. This report highlights the potential for abuse of pregabalin in patients with a history of substance-seeking behavior. Considering that the… CONTINUE READING
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