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What is better for chronoc anxiety lamictal or neurontin (gabapentin)?
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Dr. Kevin Nasky
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In brief: Niether
Niether have strong evidence supporting their use in anxiety.
Neurontin's effects on anxiety are thought to be mediated through its effects on the inhibitory neurotransmitter gaba (similar to, but much more subtly than, benzodiazepines). Lamictal is still being investigated for use in anxiety because it can reduce activity of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamine.

In brief: Niether
Niether have strong evidence supporting their use in anxiety.
Neurontin's effects on anxiety are thought to be mediated through its effects on the inhibitory neurotransmitter gaba (similar to, but much more subtly than, benzodiazepines). Lamictal is still being investigated for use in anxiety because it can reduce activity of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamine.
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