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A 24-year-old male asked:

I will have a urine and blood neurotransmitter test.i am taking 1mg of klonopin (clonazepam) daily.since it acts on gaba will it influence the test's gaba levels ?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Probably, however: I can't answer with certainty as there is no research on it, but Klonopin (clonazepam) should affect levels of gaba. However, i'm highly skeptical about the usefulness of information given by neurotransmitter tests. See http://www.Primalbody-primalmind.Com/the-whacky-wild-and-misleading-world-of-neurotransmitter-testing/ ; http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/qaa400661/neurotransmitters-what-tests-work-best.Html.

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