Pregabalin linked with suicide and overdoses

Psychiatrist calls for pregabalin and gabapentin to be ‘uncoupled’ in guidelines
Anxiety drugs

Patients, especially younger people, are at an increased risk of suicidal behaviours, unintentional overdoses and traffic incidents while taking pregabalin, a UK-led study shows.

Those taking gabapentinoids are 26% more likely to attempt or die by suicide while on the medications, according to the study, led by Oxford University researchers.