News Scan 6/18/2019: Gabapentin and Ketamine

Sad news this week: Drugs causing suicide and the FDA’s shortcuts in approving the drugs.

Read on:

Gabapentin
Suicide, overdose high especially among young people. Lyrica is worse than Neurontin.
Gabapentinoids Tied to Suicidal Behavior and Unintentional Overdose
MedPage Today, June 14, 2019

Ketamine 
Spravato, inhaled ketamine, had 3 patients die by suicide in the trial.
FDA Approval of New Depression Drug Overlooked Red Flags In Its Testing
KHN News


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