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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, ...

Depression - Does Prednisone effect your sex drive?

Posted 19 Jun 2014 by SummerShine 1 answer

Or is it just from the depression side effect... I know my doctor warned me about the depression that may start after I had to increase my dosage to 20mg a day. She did not however warn me about any other side effects and I think I am losing my sex drive, either as a direct side effect or it is ...

Is there any other help out there beside nifedipine for Raynaud's ?

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by Revtz 0 answers

I suffer from acute Raynaud's, in that I suffer it 24/7 even if in the warm my feet especially can turn into ''blocks of ice'' and I have painful stiffness of the hands and feet and a painful tingling rotating from one to the other all the time - if i get cold it is much ...

Adalat - Would taking coffee or a pre-workout drink counter the drowsiness and tiredness effect?

Posted 23 Nov 2017 by mporc007 0 answers

I have been dealing with Raynaud's for some time now. I play pro basketball and not having feeling in my hands makes it pretty hard for me to perform at my highest level. I have taken Adalat and it takes away the cold numbing feeling in my hands, but it makes me drowsy and as you can ...

Nifedical XL 30mg vs. Nifedipine ER Osmotic 90?

Posted 23 Nov 2015 by jwcoop 1 answer

I originally was prescribed Nifedical XL 30mg it seemed to work. When I picked up my prescription renewal I failed to notice the different name (Nifedipine ER) but when i began taking it a few days later i noticed the size, shape, and possibly dosage difference. What i was given was/is Nifedipine ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - Is there anyone here who has Raynaud's of the nipple?

Posted 23 Aug 2016 by MeggieGirl 2 answers

I have had very painful breasts in cold weather for decades, to the point where I would hit my breasts (what a strange thing to do, I know... in retrospect, we hit our thighs when they fall asleep, so it makes sense). All I knew was that there would be a deep pain in the nipple area, and the nipple ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - I have just gotten over a cold. How do I sanitize the gloves I've worn?

Posted 21 Jan 2016 by xxyy 0 answers

I don't want to throw away the gloves that work for me. I've paid big bucks for them.

Side effects/allergic reaction to Nifedical XL?

Posted 25 Oct 2015 by nickjess 0 answers

I take Nifedical XL for Raynaud's for a few years now. When I started taking the med I thought it was a miracle! It didn't take away ALL the coldness on my extremities, but it did a really good job of decreasing it. I should say I only take the med in the winter months. It's very ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - Are there any men who have secondary Raynaud's?

Posted 22 May 2015 by Kmc123 1 answer

I'm 53 and have had Raynaud's for a yr.now and I have scleroderma in my throat too. Have been put out of work by my doctor. My fingers turn white but more often they turn almost black. I have an appointment with the rheumatologist about the scleroderma in my throat. Was in the er last ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - Hep getting Medicaid to pay for child dosing of nifedipine for 9 year old with?

Posted 22 Nov 2014 by lonestarjenn 1 answer

... it so bad he wakes the whole house up screaming. Help for those nights. I think he gets too hot, sweats then gets cold-pins and needles! Any ideas?

How do apply nitro-bid to my fingers for raynaud?

Posted 11 May 2012 by bobshockley 2 answers

the tech sheet has an application that would work on a flat surface... can i just rub it on the effected fingers

Trouble determining source of pain?

Posted 20 Jul 2014 by Zonnad 2 answers

I have peripheral neuropathy, PAD and scleroderma with Raynaud's of fingers and toes for 30+ yrs. previous finger lesions, now 3 toes of L foot developed gangrene. Nifedipine had been sufficient for Raynauds. Now added sildenafil, plavix, trental, hydroxychlorquine all to increase blood flow. ...

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