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Is Gabapentin drug recommended for depression and anxiety?

I have been prescribed gabapentin for depression and anxiety. Research indicates that it is used to control seizures, nerve pain after shingles, etc. Is this medication also used for depression & anxiety? Thank you YYYY@YYYY
Mon, 6 Nov 2017
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in my opinion it is primarily used to treat pain

also some studies / research shows it is useful for depression

also involve yourself in exercise and social activities
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