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2017-03-31 06:37:55

Nerve drug pregabalin ineffective for sciatica, study shows

The nerve pain drug pregabalin is not an effective treatment for sciatica and is associated with a significant number of side effects, researchers have concluded.

The Australian research team carrying out the study says that while it is difficult to know how many patients with sciatica are prescribed the drug, its use is growing year on year.

Source and Credits: Pharmaceutical Journal 

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