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A 23-year-old member asked:

What is buspar (buspirone)?

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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
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
Psychiatry 37 years experience
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 with no potential for abuse or dependence.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Buspar (buspirone): It is used for mild to moderate anxiety, and sometimes used to relieve symptoms of depression associated with Generalized anxiety disorder.
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A 51-year-old member asked:

What is the drug Buspar (buspirone) for?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Buspar (buspirone): It is used for mild to moderate anxiety, and sometimes used to relieve symptoms of depression associated with Generalized anxiety disorder.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What are effects of buspar (buspirone)?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Anti-anxiety: Buspar (buspirone) aka Buspirone is used to treat anxiety. Most common side effects are nausea, sedation, dizziness, headace, and in some cases excitement or restlessness.
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Australia
A 36-year-old male asked:

Anksilon is it the same as buspar (buspirone)?

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Dr. Ladislav Volicer
63 years experience
Yes: Anksilon is a trade name for Buspirone (buspar) in australia and other countries.
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CA
A 48-year-old male asked:

What is Azapirones ? Is that buspar (buspirone)?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Azapirones: Azapirones are a group of medications classified as anxiolytics. The most commonly known medication of this group is Buspar (buspirone).
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A 48-year-old female asked:

Is Buspar (buspirone) a narcotic?

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Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
No: Buspirone, also known by its trade name buspar, (buspirone) is a non-benzodiazepine, non- narcotic medication that is indicated for the treatment of anxiety disorder. It's thought to work through its binding and activation of a certain type of serotonin receptor in the brain -- specifically the 5ht1a receptor -- and it's through this activity that Buspirone is thought to have its anti-anxiety effects.
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