Don't Automatically Substitute Between "Double-Duty" Products

Questions are coming up about how to handle meds that treat more than one condition.

You've run into these common examples. Valproic acid (Depakote, etc) can be used to treat bipolar disorder and prevent migraines...and gabapentin (Neurontin, etc) can be used to treat seizures and nerve pain.

Help avoid problems with meds that work "double duty"...and can treat more than one condition in the same patient.

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