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Letters Gabapentinoid reclassification

Gabapentinoids: when hope is restored, it’s obvious that increasing analgesics will bring no benefit

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 11 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m534
  1. David McGavin, GP with special interest in chronic pain management,
  2. Ingrid Hermansen, eurythmy therapist and trust coordinator
  1. Kairos Rehabilitation Trust, c/o Heronsgate Medical Centre, Thamesmead SE28 0ER, UK
  1. david.mcgavin{at}

Ian Hamilton need not be so downcast about alternatives for reducing gabapentinoid use.1

Kairos Rehabilitation, a registered charity, is a pain management clinic led by a GP with specialist interest, commissioned by Circle MSK for Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group. We have furnished Hamilton’s call for “more support” with gentle therapies, …

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