Medications for PTSD. The medications conditionally recommended for the treatment of PTSD are sertraline, paroxetine, fluoxetine and venlafaxine. Each patient varies in their response and ability to tolerate a specific medication and dosage, so medications must be tailored to individual needs.Are there certain medications for PTSD?
Several antidepressant medications have been shown to help some people with PTSD. Both sertraline and paroxetine are officially approved as PTSD treatments. But antidepressant medications are risky for people with bipolar disorder; they can cause mania or rapid mood swings.