Lyrica (pregabalin) is linked to addiction and suicide, so why do doctors keep prescribing it?

Emma Phillips, 39, says she was given the nerve-pain drug Lyrica to help with her viral meningitis. Viral meningitis is a painful inflammation of the spinal cord caused by an infection. Lyrica is not indicated for its management. But Ms Phillips, like many other Australians, was given it anyway. Emma Phillips was prescribed Lyrica, a … Continue reading Lyrica (pregabalin) is linked to addiction and suicide, so why do doctors keep prescribing it?