Does gabapentin lead to early symptom improvement in obsessive-compulsive disorder?

  title={Does gabapentin lead to early symptom improvement in obsessive-compulsive disorder?},
  author={E. Nihan {\"O}nder and {\"U}mit Tural and Mehmet G{\"o}kbakan},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
The aim of this study was to compare efficacy of fluoxetine alone and co-administration of gabapentin and fluoxetine in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Forty outpatients with a DSM-IV diagnosis of OCD were randomized to open label treatment, 20 of whom were treated with fluoxetine alone and the remaining 20 with fluoxetine plus gabapentin during 8 weeks. The severity was assessed by Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) and Clinical Global Impression (CGI). Final CGI… CONTINUE READING

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