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A 36-year-old male asked:

Why do they say buspar (buspirone) won't work if i've taken benzodiazepines? is the added anxiety i get when starting buspar (buspirone) a result of this & will it go away?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Buspar (buspirone) should not: Cause you to feel anxiety. Benzodiazepines are pretty hard core. You are not likely to feel the effects of the gentler Buspar (buspirone) because the effects of the benzo will be more prominent.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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