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Re: New diagnosis: Borderline PD (SLS, your thoughts?) zonked

Posted by SLS on December 24, 2016, at 21:03:34

In reply to Re: New diagnosis: Borderline PD (SLS, your thoughts?) SLS, posted by zonked on December 24, 2016, at 15:21:35

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> > Have you ever heard of Developmental PTSD or Complex Trauma? My treatment has been complicated by this. For what it is worth, I find high dosages (30 mg/day) of prazosin extremely helpful. For me, it acts as a very clean antidepressant when used as an augmenter. In PTSD, prazosin improves anxiety.
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> I know, I take it 2mg at night. Personally I believe some people labeled with BPD might have C-PTSD instead (with me, it depends on who's doing the labeling, the symptoms are the same.)
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> Anyway. regarding high-dose prazosin--is there any literature to support this? I doubt my doctor will support such a high off label dose without supporting literature.

First of all, the manufacturer suggests that 40 mg/day is the maximum dosage as per the package label.

I'll see what I can come up with. I think I saved an abstract on my computer.


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