Items Tagged ‘prazosin’

July 5, 2012

PTSD Nightmare Drug Effectiveness Verified

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Mayo Clinic scientists say they have verified a drug’s effectiveness in blunting PTSD-related nightmares. A dozen studies about prazosin were reviewed. It was well-tolerated, can take effect within days to weeks, and some patients’ nightmares returned when it was stopped, Mayo psychiatrist Dr. Simon Kung said. Additional coverage: Insciences, PsyPost   Post-Bulletien

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Tags: prazosin, PTSD, Simon Kung


June 23, 2012

Blood Pressure Drug Effective for Treating PTSD-Related Nightmares, Study Suggests

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Mayo Clinic researchers have found the use of the blood pressure drug prazosin as an effective treatment to curb post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-related nightmares… “The studies showed the drug was well-tolerated and can take effect rapidly, within days to weeks, and some patients reported a return of nightmares when the course of prazosin was stopped,” […]

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Tags: prazosin, PTSD, Simon Kung


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