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

Posted 17 Aug 2012 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 ...

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

Posted 19 Aug 2010 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, ...

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

Posted 31 May 2015 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 ...

Prazosin PTSD & Heart Palpitations?

Posted 22 hours ago 0 answers

My VA doctor prescribed me Prazosin for nightmares/disturbances and it has worked very, very well for me. I am now experiencing the heart “flutters” listed as a side effect. I skipped my usual does last night due to the flutters (just to see); well, I only slept 3 hours and immediately ...

Anyone else taken Prazosin for nightmares - how was it for you?

Posted 1 Nov 2010 8 answers

Has anyone ever been on Prazosin? I am being put on it for PTSD nightmares so that I can sleep without waking with horible nightmares from my PTSD. I know it is also a blood pressure medicine so if anyone has ever been on it before I would greatly appreciate some feedback on your success or ...

Six blood pressure medications?

Posted 1 Nov 2010 5 answers

Has anyone ever had to take 6 blood pressure meds to get your heart rate and blood pressure under control? My blood pressure and heart rate was in stroke range and finally is down but it has taken 6 meds to do it and they are all almost at max doses. I am on Hydrochlorothiazide, Lisinopril, ...

Is it safe to discontinue prozasin "cold turkey"? Do prazosin & niacin interact?

Posted 24 Feb 2012 2 answers

I am taking 1mg of prazosin daily for ptsd. I also take 500mg Niacin daily.

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

Posted 28 Mar 2016 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

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

Posted 1 Apr 2018 2 answers

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 ...

Dose of prazosin to relieve daytime anxiety?

Posted 8 Mar 2015 2 answers

I was wondering what dosage of prazosin was necessary for daytime relief of anxiety. Many thanks from a very anxious soul. I also have PTSD along with nocturnal panic attacks and am wondering, similarly, what dosage is effective to block waking up in a panic during the night. My thanks, Lisa

I am having terrible night sweats! Help! Does anyone know something that can get rid of these? Help!

Posted 11 Jul 2013 3 answers

Recent med changes. Higher dose of Lamictal. Trazadone and added prazosin. Sorry if I misspelled these. I know some of it may be hormones. But since the med changes it's like I've gone swimming. Night sweats then chills and trembling. I need some relief!

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

Posted 19 Aug 2017 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 ...

How does prazosin help with sleep and ptsd symptoms?

Posted 28 Jan 2016 2 answers

Prazosin and pstd flashbacks/anger?

Posted 18 Jul 2016 3 answers

I just started taking prazosin for pstd. I don't really have a problem with nightmares, I do have a problem with flashbacks and anger. My flashbacks take so much of my energy and I'm hoping this med helps. How long did it take for prazosin to start working? I've only been on it for ...

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