The crippling toll of the new Valium that's ruining the lives of MILLIONS: Rapid rise in prescriptions for GABA drugs is worrying experts



With the arthritis in her hip plaguing her night and day, 44-year-old Rachel Hancock depends on pain relief to keep her going. ‘I really need a hip replacement, but specialists say I am too young,’ says Rachel, a former catering assistant who lives in Derby with her husband and two grown-up children.
The pain started five years ago — Rachel had previously been prescribed tramadol, a form of opioid, but says she ‘needed higher and higher doses to get the same effect and I was worried about becoming addicted’.
So after a year on tramadol, her GP switched her to gabapentin.
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21 November 2017 in Health, Views: 61
Source: Daily Mail
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