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Gaba (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid)

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Are there any interactions with medications?



Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs)
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.

GABA seems to decrease blood pressure. Taking GABA along with medications that lower blood pressure might cause your blood pressure to go too low.

Some medications for high blood pressure include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL), furosemide (Lasix), and many others.

Dosing considerations for Gamma-aminobutyric Acid.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For high blood pressure: 100 mL of fermented milk containing 10-12 mg of GABA per 100 mL, has been consumed as a drink daily at breakfast for 12 weeks. A chlorella supplement containing 20 mg of GABA has been taken twice daily for 12 weeks.

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