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Can you take effexor with gaba supplement

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: these combinations aren't totally safe when taken together, you want to ask your prescriber for alternative or dose adjustment, wish you well

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Medication interacti: Please check with your pharmacist re drug interactions and a list of possible side effects.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Usually safe .. but.: Venlafaxine (Effexor) sometimes decreases blood sodium levels (hyponatremia) & risk may be increased when gabapentin is also used. Venlafaxine c ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There shouldn't be any major drug interactions with supplemental GABA and Adderall. However, the ability of GABA to cross the blood brain barrier is v ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Schneider
33 years experience Psychiatry
Yes. Probably : However, you do not indicate what GABA supplement you are taking. Each medication or supplement has its own pathway of being broken down and eliminat ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Unclear: Some early data suggests that GABA containing supplements may help with anxiety, so make what you will in regards to this. There is even less data in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: GABA is the body's calming neurotransmitter. Taking GABA supplements helps promote stress relief and lowers anxiety so it can be sedating. Kava is als ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Please repost and explain why you want to take a GABA supplememt; are you taking it on a whim or because you saw it advertised or because someone with ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
GABA?: I assume you are talking about medications such as Gabapentin or pregabalin? These medicines have very many uses and may help with anxiety in select ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
2nd thoughts: I would like to know your prescribing dr opinion. I m glad you asked. It is advisable to never add a supplement to a medication prescribed, mostly if ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Talk to provider: I'd resist these products until getting a clear 'go-ahead' from the provider who prescribed the Suboxone. It can be dangerous when taken w/ any other ... Read More

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