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Risk Factors for Suicide in a Patient Taking Pregabalin

Specialty:

Psychiatry

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Description:

Suicide is listed as a potential complication of pregabalin and other antiepileptic drugs. The risk associated with pregabalin appears to be low for most patients and is usually outweighed by its potential benefits. Screening a patient for risk factors associated with suicide may help to identify the occasional patient at increased risk.

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