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Back Pain: Antidepressants

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 151712, tabled on 9 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has received recent representations on the effectiveness of the prolonged use of anti-depressants prescribed for long-term back pain.

Answered on

23 February 2021

A search of the Department’s Ministerial correspondence database has identified no specific representations received recently on this topic.