GABA (Gamma-Amino Butyric Acid) - Adventist HealthCare

GABA (Gamma-Amino Butyric Acid)

Uses

GABA is a natural calming and anti-epileptic agent in the brain that is manufactured from the amino acid glutamine and glucose.

How It Works

How to Use It

Some doctors recommend GABA in the amount of 200 mg four times daily.

Where to Find It

GABA is found as a nutritional supplement, primarily in capsules and tablets.

Possible Deficiencies

Some people with anxiety, panic disorders, and depression may not manufacture sufficient levels of GABA.

Interactions

Interactions with Supplements, Foods, & Other Compounds

At the time of writing, there were no well-known supplement or food interactions with this supplement.

Interactions with Medicines

As of the last update, we found no reported interactions between this supplement and medicines. It is possible that unknown interactions exist. If you take medication, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.
The Drug-Nutrient Interactions table may not include every possible interaction. Taking medicines with meals, on an empty stomach, or with alcohol may influence their effects. For details, refer to the manufacturers' package information as these are not covered in this table. If you take medications, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects

Side Effects

At the time of writing, there were no well-known side effects caused by this supplement.

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