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I am bipolar have depression ptsd psychosis anxiety n have trouble sleeping. My dr only has me on lexapro (escitalopram). What other meds might help the other proble?

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Dr. Austina Cho
Psychiatry
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In brief: Prazosin, atypical

Your doctor could try an atypical antipsychotic like seroquel or risperdal, and prazosin which may help for ptsd related nightmares and insomnia.
Another mood stabilizer such as Depakote or lithium may also be needed for your regimen. I notice your medication list also includes abilify, Cymbalta and geodon (ziprasidone). I wonder how you responded to them.

In brief: Prazosin, atypical

Your doctor could try an atypical antipsychotic like seroquel or risperdal, and prazosin which may help for ptsd related nightmares and insomnia.
Another mood stabilizer such as Depakote or lithium may also be needed for your regimen. I notice your medication list also includes abilify, Cymbalta and geodon (ziprasidone). I wonder how you responded to them.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Agree w Dr. Cho. Acupuncture can also help.
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