Did the TGA bungle the scheduling of pregabalin?

The so-called 'Study 098' may have offered early clues to the future abuse of the drug

When pregabalin misuse first caught the eye of the TGA a few years back, Australian Doctor asked Professor Ric Day what the watchdog could do to stop people overdosing on one of the country’s most widely prescribed medications.

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A respected clinical pharmacologist, his response was simple.