November 29, 2022

When mixed with opioids, gabapentin reportedly increases the high for people who misuse the drug. But as research shows, that can be a deadly combination.

Woe manufacture more we have more on wcnc.com. >>> they we have more on wcnc.com. >>> they are claiming woe manufacture more we have more on wcnc.com. we have more on wcnc.com. >>> they are claiming more and we have more on wcnc.com. >>> they are claiming more and more lives. >>> they are claiming more and more lives. more

≫>> they are claiming more and more lives. more than 70,000 more lives. more than 70,000 overdose deaths were reported in more than 70,000 overdose deaths were reported in the more than 70,000 overdose deaths were reported in the u.s. in deaths were reported in the u.s. in 2017. that is up deaths were reported in the u.s. in 2017. that is up almost 10% from that is

Up almost 10% from year before. you always hear that is up almost 10% from year before. you always hear about how before. you always hear about how dangerous they are but they you always hear about how dangerous they are but they found you always hear about how dangerous they are but they found another drug, dangerous they are but they found another drug, one dangerous they

Are but they found another drug, one of dangerous they are but they found another drug, one of the dangerous they are but they found another drug, one of the most dangerous they are but they found another drug, one of the most prescribed in found another drug, one of the most prescribed in the found another drug, one of the most prescribed in the country found another drug,

One of the most prescribed in the country is found another drug, one of the most prescribed in the country is showing up found another drug, one of the most prescribed in the country is showing up in a most prescribed in the country is showing up in a growing most prescribed in the country is showing up in a growing number most prescribed in the country is showing up in a

Growing number of deadly is showing up in a growing number of deadly overdoses. is showing up in a growing number of deadly overdoses. here is showing up in a growing number of deadly overdoses. here is more. number of deadly overdoses. here is more. nathan, you heard there number of deadly overdoses. here is more. nathan, you heard there is now here is more. nathan, you

Heard there is now a push to really nathan, you heard there is now a push to really change state nathan, you heard there is now a push to really change state law you’ll understand when you see these numbers. it is you’ll understand when you see these numbers. it is called gabapentin or these numbers. it is called gabapentin or johnnies on the street it is called gabapentin

Or johnnies on the street but you it is called gabapentin or johnnies on the street but you know it is called gabapentin or johnnies on the street but you know it by johnnies on the street but you know it by another name. johnnies on the street but you know it by another name. gabapentin, originally know it by another name. gabapentin, originally created know it by another

Name. gabapentin, originally created for know it by another name. gabapentin, originally created for nerve pain gabapentin, originally created for nerve pain and seizures. gabapentin, originally created for nerve pain and seizures. it is gabapentin, originally created for nerve pain and seizures. it is now widely for nerve pain and seizures. it is now widely prescribed for

Nerve pain and seizures. it is now widely prescribed and for nerve pain and seizures. it is now widely prescribed and showing for nerve pain and seizures. it is now widely prescribed and showing up in it is now widely prescribed and showing up in more and more it is now widely prescribed and showing up in more and more autopsies every showing up in more and more autopsies

Every year. >> showing up in more and more autopsies every year. >> when robin briggs showing up in more and more autopsies every year. autopsies every year. >> when robin briggs hears the autopsies every year. >> when robin briggs hears the word gabapentin, >> when robin briggs hears the word gabapentin, — >> when robin briggs hears

The word gabapentin, — i >> when robin briggs hears the word gabapentin, — i think >> when robin briggs hears the word gabapentin, — i think death. word gabapentin, — i think death. >> i don’t want any word gabapentin, — i think death. >> i don’t want any people to sounding the whistle about her husband. he didn’t die from an husband. he

Didn’t die from an overdose. he killed himself but he didn’t die from an overdose. he killed himself but she says he didn’t die from an overdose. he killed himself but she says the he didn’t die from an overdose. he killed himself but she says the gabapentin he he killed himself but she says the gabapentin he took he killed himself but she says the gabapentin he took over he

Killed himself but she says the gabapentin he took over several he killed himself but she says the gabapentin he took over several months made the gabapentin he took over several months made him the gabapentin he took over several months made him do the gabapentin he took over several months made him do it. the gabapentin he took over several months made him do it. >>

The gabapentin he took over several months made him do it. >> once i several months made him do it. >> once i realized several months made him do it. >> once i realized it several months made him do it. >> once i realized it was several months made him do it. >> once i realized it was a several months made him do it. >> once i realized it

Was a drug, >> once i realized it was a drug, i literally vomited >> once i realized it was a drug, i literally vomited from >> once i realized it was a drug, i literally vomited from it. changed to say about the suicide dal ideation. >> changed to say about the suicide dal ideation. >> if i had suicide dal ideation. >> if i had known

Sooner, suicide dal ideation. >> if i had known sooner, i suicide dal ideation. >> if i had known sooner, i could have >> if i had known sooner, i could have stopped >> if i had known sooner, i could have stopped it. >> if i had known sooner, i could have stopped it. >> tells about an increased risk of abuse and death especially tells

About an increased risk of abuse and death especially when combined of abuse and death especially when combined with other drugs. of abuse and death especially when combined with other drugs. >> we when combined with other drugs. >> we want to make when combined with other drugs. >> we want to make sure when combined with other drugs. >> we want

To make sure people when combined with other drugs. >> we want to make sure people are >> we want to make sure people are not taking too >> we want to make sure people are not taking too much >> we want to make sure people are not taking too much because >> we want to make sure people are not taking too much because there is because there is a

Risk of overdose. >>> state because there is a risk of overdose. >>> state records show overdose. >>> state records show mecklenburg county is >>> state records show mecklenburg county is ground >>> state records show mecklenburg county is ground zero in mecklenburg county is ground zero in north carolina for that zero in north

Carolina for that epidemic. more people zero in north carolina for that epidemic. more people died here from epidemic. more people died here from drug overdoses in more people died here from drug overdoses in the last more people died here from drug overdoses in the last five more people died here from drug overdoses in the last five years than more people died here from drug

Overdoses in the last five years than any other overdoses in the last five years than any other county overdoses in the last five years than any other county in overdoses in the last five years than any other county in the years than any other county in the state. nearly 1,000 the state. nearly 1,000 lives lost. statewide more than 10,000 nearly 1,000 lives lost. statewide

More than 10,000 people statewide more than 10,000 people died. 73% of them statewide more than 10,000 people died. 73% of them were opioids in 73% of them were opioids in their system. gabapentin isn’t 73% of them were opioids in their system. gabapentin isn’t linked to their system. gabapentin isn’t linked to nearly as many deaths as gabapentin isn’t linked to nearly as

Many deaths as opioids gabapentin isn’t linked to nearly as many deaths as opioids but dada gabapentin isn’t linked to nearly as many deaths as opioids but dada from the nearly as many deaths as opioids but dada from the medical examiners opioids but dada from the medical examiners office showed opioids but dada from the medical examiners office showed nearly opioids but

Dada from the medical examiners office showed nearly 12% of medical examiners office showed nearly 12% of the people who medical examiners office showed nearly 12% of the people who died medical examiners office showed nearly 12% of the people who died from an nearly 12% of the people who died from an overdose since nearly 12% of the people who died from an overdose since

2013 tested died from an overdose since 2013 tested positive for 2013 tested positive for gabapentin. >>> it 2013 tested positive for gabapentin. >>> it is heartbreaking for gabapentin. >>> it is heartbreaking for me. gabapentin. >>> it is heartbreaking for me. it is >>> it is heartbreaking for me. it is truly >>> it

Is heartbreaking for me. it is truly heartbreaking. >>> it is heartbreaking for me. it is truly heartbreaking. >> it is truly heartbreaking. >> because of the growing risk, it is truly heartbreaking. >> because of the growing risk, a number >> because of the growing risk, a number of states including >> because of the growing risk,

A number of states including neighboring a number of states including neighboring ten so and virginia a number of states including neighboring ten so and virginia made gabapentin neighboring ten so and virginia made gabapentin a reportable neighboring ten so and virginia made gabapentin a reportable drug and neighboring ten so and virginia made gabapentin a reportable drug

And now the made gabapentin a reportable drug and now the department made gabapentin a reportable drug and now the department of made gabapentin a reportable drug and now the department of health made gabapentin a reportable drug and now the department of health wants this drug and now the department of health wants this state drug and now the department of health wants

This state to drug and now the department of health wants this state to do drug and now the department of health wants this state to do the health wants this state to do the same. if passed this the same. if passed this bill would require pharmacies to if passed this bill would require pharmacies to report it if passed this bill would require pharmacies to report it +@ if

Passed this bill would require pharmacies to report it to the if passed this bill would require pharmacies to report it to the state so require pharmacies to report it to the state so healthcare require pharmacies to report it to the state so healthcare +@ require pharmacies to report it to the state so healthcare practitioners can to the state so healthcare practitioners

Can avoid risky to the state so healthcare practitioners can avoid risky combinations to the state so healthcare practitioners can avoid risky combinations of the practitioners can avoid risky combinations of the opioids practitioners can avoid risky combinations of the opioids and practitioners can avoid risky combinations of the opioids and gabapentin. combinations of

The opioids and gabapentin. >>> when mixed combinations of the opioids and gabapentin. gabapentin. >>> when mixed with opioids, gabapentin reportedly >>> when mixed with opioids, gabapentin reportedly increases >>> when mixed with opioids, gabapentin reportedly increases the high gabapentin reportedly increases the high for a person who

Gabapentin reportedly increases the high for a person who misuses the the high for a person who misuses the drug. of course

Transcribed from video
Defenders: Gabapentin linked to more deadly overdoses By WCNC