A 54-year-old member asked:
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Is there any reason to give minipress (prazosin) to someone other than for high blood pressure problems?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Absolutely-few thing: Beside treating hypertension, Minipress (prazosin) is also used to treat benign prostate hypertrophy, raynaud phenomenon (off-label), postraumatic-stress related nightmare/sleep disruptions etc..It works pretty quickly. This med has been around for quite sometime now--it is relatively cheap and can be quite effective for some. Any problem, consult doc. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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