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Gabapentinoids Used as Recreational Drugs
Gabapentinoids Used as Recreational Drugs

A couple of "sister drugs" are relatively recent players in the recreational drug scene, and they both might bear a closer look by those involved in addiction treatment. Recent studies confirm that both gabapentin and pregabalin, two popular gabapentinoids, are associated ...

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