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Best med for complex-PTSD?

Posted by Limone on January 5, 2020, at 16:16:35

Hi all,

I used to come here quite a lot in the mid-00s (I can't remember my posting name), so recognise quite a few of the names on here now.

Long story short, need to find a med to suggest to my GP to help with depression/anxiety caused by (self-diagnosed) c-ptsd. I would say that t would need something to reduce that feeling of dread that something bad is about to happen. And anything that gives me more motivation. I have serious problems with attention/motivation.

I also take thyroxine 100mcg for hypothyroidism.and I'm currently in a good place with this just recently had it raised).

I'd love to go back to St Johns Wort but it decreases the effect of the thyroxine, so can't use that really.

I'm thinking of suggesting BuSpar. I'm not expecting miracles but I am hoping it'll be acceptable for my GP (he's suggested sertatine, mirtazapine or lexapro, none of which I particularly fancy). Not sure I can handle many effects through.

So. Buspar for c-ptsd?

Sorry conflating brand with generic names, my brain is mush.


I've tried:

Prozac (made me suicidal)
Citalopram (Year and a half but I ended up sleeping 16hrs/day)
Reboxetine (made my heart race, not much effect poss helped with anxiety?)
Venlafaxine(brain zaps, lack of motivation, made me drink, could potentially return to it?)
Mocledebide (stopped as got too anxious due to the food interactions stuff, which is ridiculous looking back)
Oxazepam (worked for anxiety but I'm living in a diff country now and there is fat chance my GP will prescribe it)
Wellbutrin (yeah felt great first couple weeks then got a weird rash so stopped but it wasn't an allergic reaction)
Rhodiola (too stimulating)
SJW (well tolerated side effects, would return to it, but can't coz of levothroxine interactions).
Speed (calmed me down and gave me a general sense of well-being
Coke (I've been usually drunk at the same time so but gives me a high etc).
Codeine (once got this after an op and I loved the warm fuzzy safe feeling I got).




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