buspirone

What is Buspirone?


Buspirone is used to treat certain anxiety disorders or to relieve the symptoms of anxiety. However, buspirone usually is not used for anxiety or tension caused by the stress of everyday life.

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Buspirone

Buspirone hydrochloride is an antianxiety agent that is not chemically or pharmacologically related to the benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other sedative/anxiolytic drugs. Buspirone hydrochloride is a white, crystalline, water soluble compound with a molecular weight of 422.0.

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Buspirone

Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders or in the short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety.

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Vanspar

Buspirone is used to treat certain anxiety disorders or to relieve the symptoms of anxiety. However, buspirone usually is not used for anxiety or tension caused by the stress of everyday life.

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BuSpar

BuSpar (buspirone hydrochloride tablets, USP) is an antianxiety agent that is not chemically or pharmacologically related to the benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other sedative/anxiolytic drugs. BuSpar is indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with an anxiolytic.

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BuSpar

BuSpar is used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety.

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Buspirone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Buspirone (trademark name BuSpar) is a psychoactive drug and pharmaceutical medication of the piperazine and azapirone chemical classes. ...

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Mar 9, 2011 ... Exposes the medication buspirone (Buspar), a drug used for the management of anxiety disorders or for the short-term relief of the symptoms ...

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Buspirone, BuSpar Pharmacology - HealthyPlace.com - HealthyPlace

Jan 3, 2009 ... Buspirone, BuSpar is used for the treatment of nervousness and anxiety. Uses, dosage, side effects of BuSpar.

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Description and Clinical Pharmacology
Buspirone hydrochloride, USP is an antianxiety agent that is not chemically or pharmacologically related to the benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other sedative/anxiolytic drugs.

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Drug Interactions, Overdosage and Contraindications
MAO Inhibitors: It is recommended that buspirone hydrochloride not be used concomitantly with MAO inhibitors (see WARNINGS section).

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In case of emergency/overdose
In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency services at 911.

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Indications and Dosage
Buspirone hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with an anxiolytic.

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Medicine storage
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature, away from light, excess heat, and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.

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Missed dose
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is within 4 hours of the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

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Other Rx Information
In human and animal studies, buspirone has shown no potential for abuse or diversion and there is no evidence that it causes tolerance, or either physical or psychological dependence. Human volunteers with a history of recreational drug or alcohol usage were studied in two double-blind clinical investigations. None of the subjects were able to distinguish between buspirone and placebo. By contrast, subjects showed a statistically significant preference for methaqualone and diazepam. Studies...

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Other uses for this medicine
Buspirone is also used sometimes to treat the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this drug for your condition.

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Precautions
If you will be using buspirone regularly for a long time, your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure the medicine does not cause unwanted effects.

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Proper use
Buspirone comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It usually is taken two or three times a day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take buspirone exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

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Proper Use
Take buspirone only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance of unwanted effects.

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Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

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Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
The more commonly observed untoward events associated with the use of buspirone not seen at an equivalent incidence among placebo-treated patients include dizziness, nausea, headache, nervousness, lightheadedness, and excitement.

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Special diatery instructions
You may take buspirone either with or without food, but take it consistently, either always with food or always without food.

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Special precautions
Before taking buspirone,tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to buspirone or any other drugs..

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Summary
Buspirone hydrochloride is an antianxiety agent that is not chemically or pharmacologically related to the benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other sedative/anxiolytic drugs. Buspirone hydrochloride is a white, crystalline, water soluble compound with a molecular weight of 422.0.

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Uses
Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders or in the short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety.

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