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Prazosin medication

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Multiple options: There are multiple options that may help ptsd-related nightmares -- and even though you're on hydralazine, prazosin may still be one of them. It woul... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 14 years experience
Hope this helps: For Congestive Heart Failure Initial dose: 1 mg orally 2-3 times a day. Maintenance dose: 6-15 mg daily given in divided doses. For Hypertension Init... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Prazosin: If you are taking Prazosin for nightmares - it can be increased by a mg per day. Prazosin can actually be taken any time of day for nightmares.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
It is in a : Class of medications called Alpha blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure. Also used to treat symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Minipress (prazosin): Is used to treat hypertension, ptsd, panic & anxiety, & for urinary hesitancy in prostatic hyperplasia.
A member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 19 years experience
How about this: How about you just DON'T snort prazosin and we don't talk further about it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Pill splitting: In general we do not split capsules only solid pills.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Doubtful: however, your symptoms require ongoing exmanination, evaluation, testing, diagnosis and treatmemt. Please consult your PCP or cardiologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Potential side : Effects are low blood pressure especially with the first dose, dizziness, nausea, headache, palpitations to name a few.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Excessive amounts: Would lead to low BP due to Alpha blocker effects...Probably not easy to tell however.

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