Bipolar II and anxiety disorders. Take klonopin for the anxiety, Neurontin (gabapentin) for mood stability. Recommendation for antidepressants for the depression?

Your doctor. is the best person to answer this question. The answer requires detailed knowledge of your situation, no two are alike, and your struggles with depression. The medications you are taking may, over time, work on your depression as well as your other symptoms. Ask at your next visit or schedule one. If at any time you feel you may harm yourself, have any thoughts of suicide, go right to ER.

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Is gabapentin 300mg normally prescribed for prurigo nodularis? Is it ok to combine with topiramate used for depression/anxiety disorder?

No. Neurontin (gabapentin) is good for neuritic pain. However, it has also been used for seizures. Topamax (topiramate) is primarily for seizures but is being used for migraine and by some psychiatrists for mood. This makes things complicated. Too many of these meds may cause complications. Both can cause sleepiness and feeling dopey and can cause nausea and depression. Read more...

I heard that gabapentin is also prescribed for anxiety& depression, is it true? Or only pain releif, ect? If so which anxiety disorders it helps with

Can help w/ Anxiety. Gabapentin is a medication that works on the neurohormone gaba. Gaba plays less of a role on modd than serrotonin, however, still has some effect. It is often used of label to help with depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, and bipolar disorder. It is almost always used in combination with other medications when used to treat mood disorders. Read more...
Not FDA approved. Yes. Gabapentin is prescribed off label to treat anxiety. Commonly generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder. Read more...