Other names Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Read about the effects of GABA in relation to the amount of evidence we've found
The legality and side effects of GABA
You should always consider the risks of a nootropic before you use it.
No negative side effects were seen in the study that we reviewed.
Supplements and drugs can interact with GABA to increase or decrease the positive or negative effects you experience. If you are already using any supplements or drugs, speak with your trusted medical professional before you experiment with GABA. To learn more about the potential interactions between GABA and other substances, use interaction-checker.
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How To Use
Dose, frequency and duration
It is usually safer and more effective to use nootropics as they have been used in studies on humans. In the the studies that we’ve reviewed, GABA was used in the following ways:
- 800 Milligram doses for acute effects
Studies conducted on the effects of GABA in healthy humans
In the 1 study that met our inclusion criteria, 12 participants received GABA. In total, we examined 1 studies on the effects GABA, which you can find summaries of below.
This study is used in our recommendation engine calculations. Learn more about how we select studies
"Although there is controversy about whether oral GABA can cross the blood-brain barrier, our results offer preliminary evidence that GABA intake might help to distribute limited attentional resources more efficiently, and can specifically improve the identification and ordering of visual events that occur in close temporal succession." https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278262617302476?via%3Dihub
Adults using 800 Milligram
Last updated Sunday, June 18, 2023