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prazosin for anxiety

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Prazosin: is actually a blood pressure medication that is often used off -label to help with nightmares/ insomnia in people who have post traumatic stress disor ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: If I understand you question, there is no interaction between these two meds.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hsiao
40 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Prazosin is a blood pressure medicine but has been shown in some treatment trials to improve nightmares associated w/ ptsd (post-traumatic stress diso ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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PTSD RX: Adrenalin blockers help PTSD responses and brain outputs. Propranolol is a beta blocker. Prazosin is an alpha blocker. They both can help. Prazosin ma ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: From reviewing numerous records of PTSD patients over the years, I have noticed Prazosin has been used to help effectively control PTSD-related sympto ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
40 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: This is a blood pressure medicine that has been used successfully "off label" for ptsd. It may be unsafe for your infant as it crosses into breast mi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
BP meds PTSD: This is a complex issue. I specialize in BP issues and would be happy to do a 2nd opinion to get more information and then we can decide if it is OK. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
No: Prazosin is very weak drug
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Potential side : Effects are low blood pressure especially with the first dose, dizziness, nausea, headache, palpitations to name a few.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Excessive amounts: Would lead to low BP due to Alpha blocker effects...Probably not easy to tell however.
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