Gabapentin, opioids, and the risk of opioid-related death: A population-based nested…

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by Tara Gomes, David N. Juurlink, Tony Antoniou, Muhammad M. Mamdani, J. Michael Paterson, Wim van den Brink Background Prescription opioid use is highly associated with risk of opioid-related death, with 1 of every 550 chronic opioid users dying within approximately 2.5 years of their first opioid prescription.

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Gabapentin, opioids, and the risk of opioid-related death: A population-based nested…