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Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
6/22/2015 10:23:24 PM

Reviewer: Gunny, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
just start taken this for PTSD, being a heart PT and Diabetic with loads of other conditions my blood pressure dropped 64/45 and heart rate went 60. so be careful when taking this stuff. My nightmares have been reduced by 80-90% and getting a good night sleep.

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
3/20/2015 1:44:32 PM

Reviewer: Scarecrow, 35-44 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was originally prescribed this medication in hospital for night terrors. I was immediately impressed. It did not seem to just alter my dreams, but actually erase them. At first I was delighted, but then it started to cause me alarm. But as my body got used to the medication my dreams slowly returned. And the context was different. I don't think affable is quite the right word, but I can say ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
3/7/2015 8:48:23 AM

Reviewer: sunfla33, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking this for nightmares but it ended up helping me with my anxiety adrenelene. I had less attacks and when I would get stressed the amount of time the anxiety attacks would last were greatly reduced. You have to give this medicine time to work.

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
1/18/2015 10:04:11 PM

Reviewer: zenheathen, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've always had extremely vivid, sensory intensive dreams. The dreams turned into nightmares in my twenties and got progressively worse. After the death of my mom 2 years ago, the nightmares were so bad that I was afraid to go to sleep. My spouse would wake me up at least 3 nights a week because I was crying or screaming. I would wake up in full panic mode and the feeling would stick with me a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Trauma-related Nightmares
10/28/2014 6:11:53 AM

Reviewer: A, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was recommended this drug for nightmares. Although it did prevent nightmares, I had every negative side effect known, including spells of fainting, extreme weakness, lightheadedness, and nausea, forcing me to miss several days of classes. The doctor had me stop taking the drug after the first day, so I can't vouch for how the drug works over time.

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