Look Out for Patients at Risk for Breathing Problems From Gabapentin

New warnings will highlight the risks of serious breathing problems with gabapentin (Neurontin, etc).

Current labelling already warns that combining gabapentin and opioids can lead to breathing problems...slowed breathing, sedation, drowsiness, etc.

Now Health Canada is emphasizing that gabapentin alone may also increase the risk of breathing problems.

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