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A 32-year-old male asked:

Does the gaba supplement work for anxiety?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
GABA can reduce: anxiety sx's. Other options: Passion Flower, Lemon Balm, Humulus lupulus (Hops) Valerian & Chamomile may help. Although Kava Kava may help, it has potential to cause liver damage. Lavender & chamomile essential oils (not ingested) are also calming.
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A 55-year-old female asked:

Do GABA supplements work for anxiety. If so can I take it with clonazapam?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
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 patients. These medicines are safe to take with Clonazepam was prescribed by your doctor.
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Last updated Nov 6, 2014
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