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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
253 doctors shared insights

Busipirone (Overview)

Busipirone is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug.


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
253 doctors shared insights

Busipirone (Overview)

Busipirone is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug.


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Why would a GI doctor prescribe Buspar (buspirone) 5mg for abdomen issues?

Why would a GI doctor prescribe Buspar (buspirone) 5mg for abdomen issues?

Research: it works!: For some reason - the composition of the drug has qualities that 'relax' the stomach (muscle) and research revealed that it can be quite effective for that purpose. Here's the study. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/773518 At the dose intended for this purpose, it should not be risky but discuss it w/ your doctor before taking to be confident. Best! ...Read more

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I am scared to death to take the meds the dr prescribed. Is 45mg Buspar (buspirone) and 1mg liquid Lexapro high? Can it cause seratonin syndrom? Pls help me.....

I am scared to death to take the meds the dr prescribed. Is 45mg Buspar (buspirone) and 1mg liquid Lexapro high? Can it cause seratonin syndrom? Pls help me.....

No problem.: No likelihood of serotonin syndrome. Buspar (buspirone) 45 mg daily is a very safe dose and it sounds like your doctor is likely aware of you concerns and is trying to very slowly start you on the Lexapro by using the liquid at 1 mg daily (a very low dose). ...Read more

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Can Buspar (buspirone) bi used one dose a day only for reversing the sexual side effect?

Can Buspar (buspirone) bi used one dose a day only for reversing the sexual side effect?

Maybe? : Almost 60% of people switched to Buspar (buspirone) actually have an improvement of their sexual function. Each person is a bit different though. I would recommend using it in the morning to see if the bad side effects wear off at night time, or the reverse if you're more interested in morning sexual activity ...Read more

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What is the best and most effective drug with fewer se to add to Lexapro for counteracting sexual se besides buspar (buspirone)?

What is the best and most effective drug with fewer se to add to Lexapro for counteracting sexual se besides buspar (buspirone)?

Sexual side effects: If the sexual dysfunction is due to antidepressants (usually ssris like lexapro) the most effective treatment is to switching (if possible) or adding bupropion to the regimen. Buspirone (buspar) may work sometimes. A doctor needs to rule out other reasons for sexual dysfunction, like diabetes. ...Read more

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Is Buspar (buspirone) and Propranolol safe together? Pro is great for my BP and panic and Buspar (buspirone) works for my anxiety. Is the combo safe?

Is Buspar (buspirone) and Propranolol safe together? Pro is great for my BP and panic and Buspar (buspirone) works for my anxiety. Is the combo safe?

Yes, safe: Hi Brad Very good question. It is always a good idea to check med interactions before starting a new med. These two medications are safe to take together and do not have any documented interactions. ...Read more

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My dr. Switched me from Buspar (buspirone) to zoloft, and now i'm experiencing great anxiety again. How long will the Zoloft take to kick in? Is this normal?

My dr. Switched me from Buspar (buspirone) to zoloft, and now i'm experiencing great anxiety again. How long will the Zoloft take to kick in? Is this normal?

3-12 weeks: Zoloft effectiveness for gad (number of people): not at all somewhat moderate high very high overall 6 55 91 74 24 long term (1+ years) 0 16 46 42 18 if it works it can take 3-12 weeks for its effect.www.ehealthme.com/cd/gad/zoloft unlike lexapro, (escitalopram) zoloft was never fda approved for generalized anxiety. ...Read more

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I accidentally took a double dose of my buspar (buspirone). Normal is 15mg x 3 and i took 30 at once. Is this safe?

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 dose of the day then take the next dose the next day. For Buspar to work properly it should be taken at regular intervals (2 -3 divided doses/day) .Choose the times that are best for you; this way you can take your medication at same time each day. ...Read more

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What is the usual dose of Buspar (buspirone) for gad and how long can I take this medication safely?

What is the usual dose of Buspar (buspirone) for gad and how long  can I take this medication safely?

Dosing for Buspirone: Buspirone (buspar) is an anti anxiety medication which can be prescribed in doses ranging from 10 to 60 mg, or if necessary up to 90 mg a day. It is well tolerated if taken with food, and every 4 to 6 hours apart. The most effective dosing protocol is taking up to 20 mg three times a day, and or at bedtime. The response depends on each individual and the severity of the condition. ...Read more