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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am on pregablin 600mg a day for post op pain since 7th dec 16. i no longer want or need it. can i come off this or do i follow a gradual protocol?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Some withdrawal : There is withdrawal warning with this medication... The larger the dosage and longer you are on it, the more likely withdrawal symptoms you may feel. As a result, gradually weaning over a week to two is advisable. Consult the prescribing physician/nurse for further advice. Good luck.

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