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

Posted 19 Aug 2010 by kiva49 4 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 16 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 ...

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 ...

Does prazosin cause swollen hand joints?

Posted 1 Nov 2016 by Paul Loveday 0 answers

Prazosin and pstd flashbacks/anger?

Posted 18 Jul 2016 by Jk101 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 ...

Are prazosin and terazosin the same medication?

Posted 8 Aug 2016 by TreyAna 1 answer

Is prazosin the generic of terazosin or are they 2 separate drugs that do 2 separate things?

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

Prazosin - What dosage range have people been taking?

Posted 11 Aug 2016 by fletch31 1 answer

I've been on 6mg AM and 8mg PM for 2 weeks and it's not having any effect on my PTSD symptoms yet.

Prazosin how long or what does it take for the dosage to be increased?

Posted 14 Apr 2016 by Morrisseyjunkie 1 answer

The reason I'm asking is about 30 minutes I was sleeping and having a PTSD/Nightmare. I've been taking Prazosin 1mg. in the morning and 1mg. in the evening. Has been working fine up until now. I don't know if this is an isolated incident or the dosage is no longer therapeutic. ...

I have been taking Prazosin HCL 2 mgs at bedtime to help with sleep and Nightmares since Feb 3/16?

Posted 22 Feb 2016 1 answer

It worked great until Friday night Feb 19/16. I was not able to sleep through the night and the nightmares came back. Same thing happened Saturday night. Sunday night I was up and down to use the bathroom (#1) at least 6+ times and every time I tried to go back to sleep the nightmares would start ...

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