Maximum 60 days in one prescription
KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah on Sunday issued a decree on the distribution of all pharmaceutical preparations containing Pregabalin and Gabapentin. Assistant undersecretary for pharmaceutical and food control at the Health Ministry, Dr Abdullah Al-Bader told KUNA that the decree stipulates that these medicines should be distributed with a prescription specifying the name of the medicine with the name of the doctor and his signature.
Al-Bader explained that the drugs should be distributed for a maximum of 60 days in one prescription. He stressed that these pharmaceutical preparations will be distributed only by specialists in Rheumatoid arthritis, psychological treatment, Diabetes and Endocrinology