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Gabapentinoids appear increasingly to be prescribed, off-label, for cancer pain

12:43 EDT 28 Oct 2019 | Science Daily

Between 2005 and 2015, as the opioid crisis in America came into focus, prescriptions for gabapentinoid medications -- gabapentin and pregabalin -- to adults with cancer saw a two-fold increase, a new study has found.

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