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what's the difference between gaba and gabapentin?

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Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience Psychiatry
NT vs Medication: Gaba is a normal neurotransmitter (nt) in the brain and other parts of the nervous system in the body. Gabapentin is a medication that affects GABA in the brain and nervous system.
Answered on May 30, 2019
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