A 29-year-old female asked:
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Thinking of asking for Buspar, (buspirone) so I don't have to be on Xanax,added to my Prozac and maybe an up on my dose (20 to 30). Thoughts?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Buspar (buspirone) would be: better than Xanax (alprazolam). There is a small chance of drug drug interaction but if started on a low dose it should be fine.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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