Adjust gabapentin dose to avoid respiratory depression, MHRA advises

Prescribers may need to adjust the dose of gabapentin in patients at risk of respiratory depression, including those taking CNS depressants and elderly people.

by Chloe Harman
Dose adjustments in gabapentin may be necessary in patients who are at higher risk of respiratory depression. | VICTOR DE SCHWANBERG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Dose adjustments in gabapentin may be necessary in patients who are at higher risk of respiratory depression. | VICTOR DE SCHWANBERG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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