Active Ingredient(s): Buspirone
FDA Approved: * September 29, 1986
Category: Anxiety

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

BuSpar Overview

Buspirone, sold under the brand name Buspar, among others, is a medication primarily used to treat anxiety disorders, particularly generalized anxiety disorder.[9][10] Benefits support its short-term use.[11] It is taken by mouth, and it may take up to four weeks to have an effect.[9][10] Common side effects of buspirone include nausea, headaches, dizziness, and difficulty concentrating.[9][...

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Xanax vs. Buspar

Yes-what is the major difference between these 2 meds? I have taken xanax for several years. I'm thinking abt. changing to Buspar. Can you switch meds like these without tapering off the xanax. Does Buspar help w/ Panic attacks? ## Hi, I wanted to address the panic attacks you are experiencing. Often panic attacks and anxiety are the body's natural reaction to telling us something has gone wrong that needs to be addressed. It is usually some form of trauma that has happened in our life that creates the panic attacks and anxiety. Medication numbs the symptoms but do not address the root of the problem. Have you considered going into therapy to see what is causing the panic attacks and anxiety? ## buspar is suppose to be taken everyday its taken to level u out....zanax are suppose...

does buspar cause leg pain

I’ve been taking Buspar about two years. I ran out while my doctor was on vacation and I noticed my legs were hurting and very weak. I was in the hospital about two weeks ago and I ran out again and was trying not to take buspar at all. I can barely walk!! My doctor gave me Requip. It knocks me out and does not seem to help. I guess I will start back on buspar. I don’t know what to do. ## It is possible that you are experiencing some withdrawal symptoms from stopping it abruptly. Buspar withdrawal symptoms could also include nausea, weight changes, mood changes, and rebound anxiety. Are you on any other medications? Have you consulted your doctor about possibly tapering off of it slowly?

can i take buspar with chantix?

i am taking buspar for anxiety and chantix to quit smoking. ## According to both my physician, psychiatrist, AND pharmacist, yes. I'm currently taking Chantix (Champix here in Canada) with 15mg of buspar 3x daily. However, fair warning. You may find yourself getting brain zaps (Google if you don't know what those are) around the time you take your buspar. It's annoying, but it goes away. However this can be dangerous if you have to drive around the same time, so try and work it so you don't have to. Source: Personal experience ## I haven't been able to find any problems or interactions listed, either, but they should not be taken without a physician's approval and monitoring. As Shane has mentioned, you also have to be careful about worsening of some of the side ...

iIs it ok to take buspar and xanax

My dr has me on 1mg of xanax and I am still having anxiety, so he put me on buspar as well. Is it safe and will it work? ## Hi Mary, If your doctor prescribed both medications then I believe it is his or her professional opinion (after an in person evaluation & reviewing your medical records) that you can safely take them together in the doses that you were put on. My understanding is that your prescribing doctor also believes they will work well together... So I think if you're going to question their "expertise", perhaps it would be best to seek the opinion of another medical doctor (or pharmacist) outside of your network. I'd also encourage you to check out the University of Maryland Medical Center (umm.edu / drug interaction tool) for good measure, where you can ...

venlorxr 150

Please list all positives and negatives, including drug interaction with Buspar and Oxazepam. ## What is the best time to drink the 150g Venlor. Mornings or evenings. As I find that I don't sleep at night as I take them in the mornings. Thank you.

can i take buspar with augmentin

i want to know if augmentin can be taken with buspar ## I didn't find any problems or interactions listed between these two medications, but it is always best to double check the be sure. The FDA warns the Augmentin may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Are these the only medications you are currently taking?

Take One Pill 3 Times A Day

How long is the interval for 3 x a day be? ## Hi Maureen, If you're to take one pill 3 times a day, the best advice I can offer is that you divide 24 (hours in day) by 3. This would equate to taking one pill every 8 hours. I hope this makes sense! Please post back if you have any other questions or comments regarding this. ## 3 TAB A DAY, OF LEVETIRACETA 1000MG. HE WOULD LIKE TO SPREAD THEM OUT. ## Not true. That's every 8 hours. When it's 3 times a day you take 3 times during the day. You don't have to wake up or take it around the clock.only if it says every 8 hours. So what times are best for you. I take mine morning, lunch, and dinner. ## This is the most intelligent, well-explained answer to this question that I've ever come across. My Dr was not able to tell me...

Non-benzodiazepene anxiety treatments

Looking for ideas of alternative anxiety treatments other than benzodiazepenes. I do not know if I can be prescribed benzos due to my medical history. I was wondering if anybody had any ideas or other alternatives that I may ask my doctor about? ## BuSpar is an option, the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and weight loss. It is not considered addictive. Many SSRI and SSNRI antidepressants can also treat anxiety. It really depends on which one works best for you. Are you on any other medications?

need doc in denver i have chronic pain and anxiety my pian getting so bad can hardy work most doctors are afraid to give out meds now days

Any help would be great I just move here and not know what to do. Can hardly walk anymore can't sleep so I'm in very bad way I need a caring doctor that will help me I can't live this way much longer . I have unrepairible neck and back issues plus my artificial knee has never stop hurting Thank u ## Hello, Jerry! How are you? Due to the new regulations that were put in place this year, if you require controlled substances for long-term treatment of chronic pain, you'll need to see a pain management specialist. Do you currently have a PCP in your new location? Having one refer you would most likely be the quickest way to get the help you need. ## Look on medschat for doctors willing to prescribe heavy pain medications in Colorado..You will find all the help you need!! ## ...

white side pill noted mb2 is a 10mg, buspar used for anxiety

I'm currently taking clonazepam 1mg, for panic anxiety for over ten yrs. Someone informed that a 10mg, mb2 buspar is stronger and works better. Does an1 have any info about that? I would like to get off the clonazepam but I have bad panic anxiety. And am afraid to switch to something else. That's part of my anxiety is being to cautious. But I rather be that way and be on something that isn't habit forming. Had I know it would be then I wouldn't of taken it yrs ago. But I take the 1mg clonazepam twice a day. But if I feel ok then I don't take the second one. But have read that you can't stop and need to wean off of it. Please any info would be appreciated. I don't want to be on things that can be habit forming. Ty.. ## Hello, Jaxx! How are you? I'm very so...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg, 15mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 30mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for BuSpar: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 61919-965 Buspar 5 mg Oral Tablet by Direct Rx

Other drugs which contain Buspirone or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Buspar helps greatly to prevent panic attacks
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Buspar Side Effects
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buspar and hallucinations
I may have accidentally taken a Buspar instead of my Xanax and experienced severe visual hallucinations for about 2 hour... 1 reply
buspar and Diphenhydramine HCI
Can buspar and Diphebdydramine be taken together with out any bad side effects or causing death also what should the dos... 1 reply
buspar n anger
Does buspars make anyone else angry? ## Hello, Billy! How are you? How long have you been taking it? Sometimes, these an... 1 reply
Is the drug class of buspar related to that of clonopins & xanax? ## No, it is not. Buspar contains the active ingre... 1 reply
buspar and anxiety
buspar is amazing ... helps me out with all types of anxiety including panic attacks ... but you have to tell yourself y... 1 reply
Buspar vs Xanax
What are the ingredients in Buspar and do they have the same effect as Xanax? ## Buspar contains the active ingredient B... 1 reply
is buspar like norotin
Is buspar like norotin? Someone told me it is the same. ## Hello, Victoria! How are you? No, they are not the same, they... 1 reply