I read on here that this is a medication that must build up in your system first but I am not interested in taking it all the time. My doc prescribed me this for my horrible panic disorder and I haven't tried it yet. So if I just pop one whenever I'm feeling anxious, will it work? Thanks
While I was in the hospital they gave it to me as a prn. For me I can't take it all the time anyways-for the fact, I am an impulse person. The drug makes me more impulse... it does work better taken everyday from my experience. I was on it as a teen until I found out it increased my symptoms. TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTION POINT BLANK-YES, YOU CAN TAKE IT AS NEEDED=PRN... everyone is different people do fine with it. I wish I had. It also, helps with pain&mood too.
Hope this helps-Take care!
i take gabapentin three times a day for muscle/nerve pain. i think my shrink also hopes it helps with my anxiety. it doesnt she just wants to believe it does.lol.it dont give you instant relief like clonapin or xanax or valium and ativan. i think you have to get the levels up in your blood stream for it to work. now that i am taking it on the schedule i am suppose to i feel the effects more. yes i have add to as you can tell by my rambling. worse i actually have adhd. yea hyperactive. okay nery. best of health and god bless.
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