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Why is Prazosin not being used more often for anxiety and PTSD?

Posted 19 Aug 2010 by kiva49 8 answers

Please please explain the physiological basis for how, after 40 plus years of trying every concievable anti-anxiety med there is that this simple BP lowering med (which I understand isn't even a first line option) has immediately and almost completely eliminated my startle responses, ...

Has anyone taken 25mg. to 50mg of Seroquel and gained or lost weight?

Posted 17 Aug 2012 by Deliarose 18 answers

My brother takes 450mg a day and gained weight. He takes it for bipolor. I have high anxity and PTSD. I take Prazosin 4mg. at night and it works wonders. While he has bipolor. Been on many things that made me worse and kinda scared to try this. My Dr told me its such a low does it wont effect my ...

What is Prazosin and why was it prescribed for my cat?

Posted 31 May 2015 by katie lea 1 answer

My cat spent overnight at the Vet clinic for a urinary blockage. When he was released, he was prescribed two medications. Metacam and Prazosin. I have been able to find info on Metacam but nothing for Prazosin. I would really like to know what I am giving this to my cat and why. I know I should ...

Minipress - Why does prazosin make me feel so strange. I never really wake up. I stay in a constant?

Posted 1 Apr 2018 by Bayareadoglover 1 answer

I stay in a constant state of fatigue and confusion. I never fully wake up. I sleep very deeply and for very long periods of time. I sleep for hours upon hours. I sleep so hard that I don’t hear alarms and I can’t wake up for appointments. I sleep right through them. When I finally wake ...

Newbie here"... I've been diagnosed having PTSD w/ generalized anxiety disorder?

Posted 16 Mar 2018 by ldywysteria 2 answers

This diagnosis has only come about 3 yrs ago. I've always suffered from major depression since youth & have been treated for such. For the PTSD specifically I've only been prescribed Prazosin at bedtime for my night terrors. Are there other medications that anyone feels was or is ...

Prazosin - My ankles, feet and lower legs are really swelling?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by Bobbibbabi 1 answer

There hurting as they swelling is it something i can wait to see doctor or do i have to be an right away. I took it a week ago same things happen but want sure i started taking about new meds so i didn't take for a while i just took it 2 days ago and now they're swollen

My lower legs and feet have swelling and are very painful. Should I see a doctor?

Posted 26 Dec 2017 by Cynthia Griego 1 answer

I started two new medications prazosin and trazodone. My legs and feet are so swollen it's hard to walk on them it feels like bruises are there. And constant pain as well. Should I see a doctor right away or wait. It's has been about a week getting worse and worse.

How long do side effects last for prazosin? Are side effects worth not having nightmares?

Posted 7 Nov 2017 by ceecelia 0 answers

I've taken prazosin 1MG for 2 nights now and I'm thinking of quitting. The nightmares are not as bad as the extreme drowsiness, headache, and mind-fog that lasts the rest of the next day. I've taken some pain medicine for the headache, but it's still there. How long do these ...

I was just prescribed 5mg of prazosin 5 days ago by my psychiatrist for high blood...

Posted 13 Nov 2017 by gdonahue 0 answers

... pressure ans anxiety. How long does it take to start working?

I have run out of my psych meds and am wondering what side effects I will have ?

Posted 19 Aug 2017 by mosquitowarrior 6 answers

I was prescribed Effexor xr 150 mg 1x daily, Seroquel 25 mg 1x daily, Prazosin 1 mg 1x daily and Hydroxyzine Pamoate 50 mg 3x daily when I was hospitalized in June. They gave me 1 refill of each but I am not meeting with a Psych Dr until September 6th so I am wondering what the side effects of ...

Severe headache from Prazosin. I took 1 mg last night and woke up with nausea and a severe headache?

Posted 31 Aug 2017 by SweetLuck 1 answer

... Has anyone else experienced this?

Do betablocker meds constrict the vascular system? is it safe to take alongside an alpha blocker?

Posted 20 Jul 2017 by luke uno 3 answers

I was Rx'd Prazosin for anxiety 1 mg 3x day what are common side effects? I also take Metoprolol 100 mgs also

Has Anyone Gained Weight On Prazosin?

Posted 14 Dec 2016 by jhoneybrown 0 answers

I'm very Concerned About Gaining Weight?! I'm Anorexic And I Am Not Skin And Bones Because I Gained Healthy Weight. I'm Not Happy That I Gained Weight But I Had No Choice. I'm Just Terrified That I Will Gain Weight On Prazosin!!! I just wanted to know if anyone Gained Weight On ...

Anybody tried Prazosin for anxiety and or hypervigilance? My therapist thinks I have PTSD actually?

Posted 28 Mar 2016 by howielinux 2 answers

C-PTSD but he isn’t able to Dx it as complex, I know it can help nightmares but how does it help with daily anxiety and surges of adrenalin (been tested for Pheo) I also take Lopressor for BP 50mg but beta blockers never did anything for my anxiety. Any info would be appreciated

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