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Buspirone And Sertraline
They can compliment: each other well. I use this combo often with patients. ...Read more
Can I take benadryl, (diphenhydramine) buspirone, and sertraline together? Before bed? I know it will probably increase drowsiness, I just want to make sure it's safe.
Not a good idea: It is usually not a good idea to take several medications with similar ( but not identical) actions without a doctor's supervision. One may get away with it, but then why take a chance? ...Read more
Can preeclampsia be possible if no high BP (possible that prescription buspirone/sertraline keeping BP low?) have had occasional protein trace in urine....
Yes: That's not at all an unusual combination and those are small doses for both meds. Most people will need to gradually increase the zoloft (sertraline) to get to a therapeutic dose and will most likely need to gradually increase the Buspirone as well in order to get any advantage from it. ...Read more
Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. Many choose to take Ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
No: In my practice, with my patients, I have not seen a patient with fatigue caused by either zoloft (sertraline) or buspirone, either along or together. If you are taking them for depression and anxiety, fatigue may be caused from either underlying condition. Please consult with your treating physician. ...Read more
My husband took sertraline 50mg and buspirone 7.5mg and he felt very dizzy and he felt like breaking things. Is that normal?
Yes: Both of there medications have side effects that you describe and those side effects are magnified many times when taken together. Consult with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
What happens if i quit taking my medicationa setraline and buspirone cold turkey? I have felt pretty tired during the day... Is this a cause?
Road kill: If you go off them cold - turkey you may feel a bit like road kill (which can include fatigue). ...Read more
Don't know: What you are taking these medications for. I have used this regimen for patients. If it has been prescribed in this manner by your psychiatrist/ physician - then, yes, it is ok. Take care. ...Read more
Buspar (buspirone): As prescribed, this seems okay.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im on Zoloft 50mg Buspar (buspirone) 20mg when I add senc one week the dose of Zoloft to 75 and Buspar (buspirone) to 30mg I fell more anxious and nerves?
Tell your doctor : and you may need to give it time, adjust your meds or do something differently. are you eating enough? Track your eating, sleeping and your med pattern. Call your doctor and report this and get help. Thats what they are there for. Nurses can triage this until the MD gets back to you. Good luck. ...Read more
If im augmenting Zoloft from 50mg to 75mg to stop Buspar (buspirone) can I tapar Buspar (buspirone) same time with the augmentation of Zoloft or I do after while?
Talk to your doc: this is something you should clarify with your physician. should be able to call his office and get a quick answer. generally you can taper one while starting another but how you do this should be confirmed by your physician. ...Read more
Yes: Combination therapy is very common in medicine. If each medication was carefully chosen for certain symptoms or condition, it can be very beneficial. Keep in mind, each medication has to be taken as prescribed to you only. Unless it was prescribed by your doctor, the above medications, should not be mixed just to see what the effect would be. Eat well, sleep well and live well. ...Read more
Very different Rx: Absolutely not. Very different medications, given for very different reasons. ...Read more