Buspirone ( BuSpar )
Buspirone ( BuSpar ) is an Antianxiety agent,used primarily for relief of mild to moderate anxiety and nervous tension. This drug is useful in treating the elderly,alcoholics,or people that have a history of addiction.Alcohol does not interact in a dangerous manner with Buspirone( BuSpar ) andBuspirone ( BuSpar ) may be useful in reducing alcohol craving. This drug is also useful in the treatment of aggression in developmentally disabled persons over 18 or self-injurious behaviors. Buspirone( BuSpar ) may also be useful in treating hyperactivity in the autistic and may decrease the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder ( OCD. ) It may also help in people with aches, cramps, fatigue, pains, PMS, or sexual dysfunction do to generalized anxiety disorder. Buspirone( BuSpar ) may help decrease the urge for nicotine.Buspirone ( BuSpar ) is not habit-forming.Buspirone ( BuSpar ) is not a benzodiazepine.
Dosages: Actual dosage must be determined by a physician.
Take With: With or without food, same time everyday.
Full Benefits In: Up to three weeks.
Missed Dose(s): If within one hour take, if over an hour skip and then continue on your normal schedule.
If Stop Taking: Do not stop without consulting your physician.
Overdose symptoms include: Drowsiness, dysphoria, fatigue, nausea / vomiting, paresthesias, or seizures.
Do not take this drug if you are pregnant. Do not take this drug if planning to become pregnant. Do not take if you are breast-feeding.
Do not give this drug to children. Only use drug in small doses if over sixty with close monitoring.Keep an eye out for dizziness or weakness to help avoid falling.
Do not take this drug if you have taken any monoamine oxidase ( MAO ) in the past two weeks.
Do not use if: You had negative reactions to this drug in the past.
Inform your doctor if: You had negative reactions to this drug in the past. If you have epilepsy. If you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription drug. If you plan to be under anesthesia or having any surgery in the next few months, also if you will be undergoing any medical tests.
Buspirone ( Symptoms or Effects )
Common: Chest pain, excitable, headache, dream disturbances, dizziness, light headedness, nasal congestion, nausea, nervousness, ringing in ears, or sore throat.
Rare: Confusion, depression, diarrhea, insomnia, movement disorders, numbness / tingling, racing heartbeat / palpitations, tachycardia, dysphoria, restlessness, rigidity, or tremors.
See physician always: Chest pain, confusion, depression, diarrhea, headaches, insomnia, movement disorders, numbness / tingling, racing heartbeat / palpitations, tachycardia, dysphoria, restlessness, rigidity, sore throat, or tremors.
See physician if severe: Diarrhea, excitable, insomnia, nausea, nervousness,or ringing in ears .
See physician NOW: Confusion.
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