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Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
3/22/2012 11:31:01 AM

Reviewer: jdg100, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
sleep relief

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
1/4/2012 5:29:36 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take other Medication also.Not sure what this what this one does

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
11/29/2011 10:48:19 AM

Reviewer: Unicorn001, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have in the past dealt with nightmares from being shot, being knifed, being in a car bomb and being attacked on guard duty. I am being clinically followed at a VA hospital. This drug, at 1mg, has taken me from being a person that screams at night, waking up my wife, cold sweats and torrid sleep, to now having a peaceful night of sleep and wonderful dreams.

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
11/13/2011 12:18:05 AM

Reviewer: prazosin, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medication for about 2 months or so. I am up to 10 mgs. I suffer from PTSD & Bi-polar. It seems to be working for I haven't slept with a night lite on for awhile. BUT I have had some side effects. Headaches,a very low sex drive. Which is causing problems in my marriage. That is why I am thinking of talking to my Dr. and see if there is something else out there. But on t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
9/5/2011 8:54:04 PM

Reviewer: Milo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed Prazosin 1 mg. a bedtime to calm my hyper-alert physiological state of arousal. It does seem to exert a physiologically calming influence along with my other meds and help me (usually) get a decent night's sleep. It makes me very drowsy, a desired effect.

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