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is buspar safe for elderly

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: The CBD may potentiate the side effects of buspar and cause drowsiness,dizziness,confusion, especially in elderly people. Your pharmacist can verify t ... Read More

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
16 years experience Pharmacology
Yes : You should be fine. Drink lots of water just watch for drowsiness/ lightheartedness. Take buspar(buspirone) with or without food. If this was the 2nd ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): you should be fine, just let your doctor know.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There is a relative: Contraindication. Using these two medications together can cause v concentration, dizziness ; make you more drowsy.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Buspar/zzzquil: On an As Needed basis, should be ok.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: You would want to be aware of the possibility of increased sedation and headaches, but this combination is likely to be safe.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Taking these two: Medications together can increase risk for serotoninergic syndrome.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Mostly: You see conflicting info because while many patients take the two without ill effect, the drugmaker warns of a small risk of interaction based on Adde ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Never: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, who ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Should be ok: Best to listen to your prescribing physician.
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Everything is relati: There are always risks and benefits to be considered with any medicine. "Safe" is a relative concept. What are the potential benefits compared to the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It is no less safe: with or without alprazolam, but it kind of misses the point. Buspirone is generally used INSTEAD of and in order to AVOID use of benzodiazepine drugs ... Read More
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