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Belfast’s Pregabalin Addiction | Drugs Map of Britain

By: BBC ThreePublished: 7 months ago

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Pregabalin, a drug prescribed to treat anxiety, epilepsy and nerve pain has seen huge increases in prescription in Belfast, alongside the illegal trade of the drug on the streets. Director Adam Patterson follows the lives of some young people in Northern Ireland who are using and at times abusing these prescription medications.

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