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is buspar a narcotic

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
26 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Buspirone, also known by its trade name buspar, (buspirone) is a non-benzodiazepine, non- narcotic medication that is indicated for the treatment of ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Oliverson
22 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Buspar (buspirone) is a mild antidepressant. It is not a narcotic.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
No: Buspar (buspirone) is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the azapirone chemical class and is primarily used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (gad ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is not a narcotic.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): Anxiolytic, not Narcotic.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Mathew
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Antianxiety: It's an anti anxiety pill not in the same class as a benzodiazepine like xanax, (alprazolam) ativan...It binds to serotonin and Dopamine receptors.
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): Is classified as a benzodiazepine, even though it doesn't bind to benzodiazepine receptors in the brain. As such, it is an antianxiety medication wit ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): It is used for mild to moderate anxiety, and sometimes used to relieve symptoms of depression associated with Generalized anxiety disorder.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Anti-anxiety: Buspar (buspirone) aka Buspirone is used to treat anxiety. Most common side effects are nausea, sedation, dizziness, headace, and in some cases exc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Azapirones: Azapirones are a group of medications classified as anxiolytics. The most commonly known medication of this group is Buspar (buspirone).
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Buspar (buspirone) Overdose: Overdose symptoms are drowsiness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, it can be life threatening if mixed with alcohol and/or other drugs treatment invol ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): Mainly headaches and stomach upset.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: This wonderful little gem of a medicine is not addictive. Take care.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Yes if it works: Problem is it doesn't help rveryone
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Most likely...: And make sure the prescribing physician(s) know everything you are taking. Do not start and stop these medications without talking with your doctor.
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