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Re: Best med for complex-PTSD? Limone

Posted by SLS on February 6, 2020, at 11:26:18

In reply to Best med for complex-PTSD?, posted by Limone on January 5, 2020, at 16:16:35

Hi, Limone.

One of the main contributors to mood illness is childhood adversity. I'm sure it was for me. Awhile back, a few psychologists used the term "development PTSD" to describe the effects of chronic trauma during childhood. I had success with prozosin (Minipress) 30 mg/day (10 mg. b.i.d.). I might go back to it. I stopped taking it in an effort to streamline my regime. Prazosin was first used for PTSD as a treatment for nightmares as a single 3 mg dose immediately before bedtime. However, a few doctors have reported that taking higher dosages (up to 40 mg/day) throughout the day effectively treated daytime depression and anxiety.

Prazosin must be started as a single 1-2 mg dosage at bedtime to prevent vertigo.


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