Gabapentin for bipolar do Student Doctor Network
Getting tired of providers giving gabapentin for "mood" or bipolar d/o. My understanding is evidence shows poor efficacy and there is no FDA. Given the lack of evidence of efficacy of gabapentin in bipolar disorder and anxiety, it may be difficult to understand the widespread prescription of the drug for. I am prescribed neurontin or gabapentin for bipolar + comorbidities, and there are numerous psychiatric studies on its effectiveness, although.
The Anxious Bipolar Patient Psychiatric Times
Sep 6, 2011. Anxiety disorders are commonly comorbid with bipolar disorder and are responsible for much of the morbidity associated with this condition. Bipolar disorder with rapid cycling involves four or more manic, hypomanic. Other antiseizure drugs used or investigated for bipolar include gabapentin.