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CORONAVIRUS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS -  PLEASE SEE THE CORONAVIRUS PAGE IN "FURTHER

INFORMATION" TO FIND INFORMATION ON HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOURSELF AND YOUR MENTAL WELLBEING DURING

THIS DIFFICULT TIME  AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON SHIELDING FOR HIGH RISK PATIENTS.

DO YOU TAKE GABAPENTIN/PREGABALIN?

From 1 April 2019 the law changed and gabapentin and pregabalin are now classed as controlled drugs.  The timeframe for ordering your prescription has changed as have some rules on how the Practice can prescribe.  Please see the important information below.

1.  A maximum of 30 days' supply is allowed to be supplied on prescription, so your quantity on prescription may have been reduced.

2.  If you are taking gabapentin/pregabalin regularly as prescribed, you will need to request a prescription every 28-30 days.

3.  Prescriptions might not be issued more frequently than every 30 days.

4.  Lost prescriptions will not be replaced.

If you have any queries please contact your Pharmacy or GP.

 
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