Buspirone

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  1. Buspirone Benefits & Uses
  2. Buspirone Dosage & How to Take
  3. Buspirone Side Effects
  4. Buspirone Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Buspirone with Other Drugs
  6. Buspirone Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Buspirone
  8. Buspirone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Buspirone Benefits & Uses

Buspirone is used to treat the following -

  1. Anxiety Primary

Buspirone Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Buspirone

Buspirone

Buspirone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Buspirone is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Sleepiness
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Constipation Moderate
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Abdominal Pain
  8. Fatigue Rare
  9. Drowsiness
  10. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  11. Flushing
  12. Weight gain
  13. Rash
  14. Flatulence Mild
  15. Muscle Ache Mild
  16. Confusion
  17. Blurred vision
  18. Euphoria
  19. Hallucinations
  20. Edema Moderate

Buspirone Related Warnings

Is the use of Buspirone safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Buspirone safely.

Safe

Is the use of Buspirone safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Buspirone may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Buspirone should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Buspirone on the Kidneys?

Buspirone has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Buspirone on the Liver?

Buspirone has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Buspirone on the Heart?

You can take Buspirone without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Buspirone with Other Drugs

Buspirone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Dexamethasone

    Buspirone Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Buspirone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Kidney Disease
    2. Liver Disease
    3. Depression

    Frequently asked Questions about Buspirone

    Is this Buspirone habit forming or addictive?

    Buspirone does not cause addiction.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Buspirone. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Buspirone is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, this Buspirone works for mental disorders.

    Yes

    Buspirone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Buspirone

    It is safe to take Buspirone with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Buspirone

    Taking Buspirone with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 256-257
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 466-467
    3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Buspar® (buspirone hydrochloride)
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