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Papers: 30 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

Human Studies, Pharmacology/Drug Development

2019 Mar 30

BMJ Open



Prescribing practice of pregabalin/gabapentin in pain therapy: an evaluation of German claim data.


Viniol A, Ploner T, Hickstein L, Haasenritter J, Klein K M, Walker J, Donner-Banzhoff N, Becker A
BMJ Open. 2019 Mar 30; 9(3):e021535.
PMID: 30928920.


To analyse the prevalence and incidence of pregabalin and gabapentin (P/G) prescriptions, typical therapeutic uses of P/G with special attention to pain-related diagnoses and discontinuation rates.