Pregabalin update

Pregabalin update

June 23, 2017

Pharmacy teams may be aware of the recent patent litigation of Lyrica. The patent is now set to expire and NHS England has released new guidance  in regards to the prescribing and dispensing of pregabalin, which comes into effect from 17th July 2017. Pharmacy teams should note that when dispensing pregabalin for the treatment of any condition, they should dispense in accordance with their normal practice.

Read the NHS England guidance in full.



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