• linda spears linda spears
    December 03, 2012
    what is the best medicine to treat p.t.s.d.?
    linda spears linda spears
    December 03, 2012

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  • Jerry Kennard
    Health Pro
    December 03, 2012
    Jerry Kennard
    Health Pro
    December 03, 2012

    Hi Linda,

     

    The FDA approves Sertraline (Zoloft) and Paroxetine (Paxil) for the treatment of PTSD. Both belong to the same group of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors - or SSRI's.

     

    The recommended treatment of PTSD involves psychotherapy with or without medication. Here's a post I wrote earlier entitled treating PTSD with medication.


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