Prescribing of pregabalin (total mg) by practices in NHS VALE OF YORK CCG

Why it matters: Pregabalin is a relatively new drug, which is increasingly used in neuropathic and other types of pain. Also its costs have reduced recently, its use is rising increasingly rapidly in the NHS. There are also concerns about the potential for abuse. This measure shows the total amount in miligrams of pregabalin prescribed. There is an additional measure showing numbers of prescriptions on our measures page.

Description: Prescribing of pregabalin (total mg) per 1000 patients

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Tagged as: Standard, Pain, Safety (or browse all measures for this CCG)

Practices are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months, with the worst-performing at the top. Each chart shows the results for the individual practice, plus deciles across all practices in the NHS in England.

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