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Switched from citalopram 20mg to busipirone. Could you tell me how much busi is equiv to cital 20mg?
Different: Busar is an anxiolytic. Citalopram (Celexa) is a SSRI antidepressant. Although Celexa can be used for OCD and anxiety one of its most frequently reported side effects is anxiety. Buspar (buspirone) activates presynaptic Dopamine receptors. The starting dose is 7.5 mg twice a day. It may take several weeks to work. You can increase the daily dose by 5 mg every few days. Avoid commercial grapefruit juice. ...Read more
Just switched from citalopram 20mg to busipirone 7.5mg, vertigo began within day or two of change - could buspirone be culprit? should I hang in?
Is Buspar (buspirone) a PRN medication? And should the dose be upped after taking the same dose for a while?
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
What to do if I am supposed to start Buspar (buspirone) (antianxiety medication) tomorrow. But i plan on drinking. So should I just wait until the day after to start it instead?
Too broad a question: Generally speaking none of the meds you mentioned are known for their drug-drug or food-drug interactions. However, that's not to say they have none. Being more specific about which foods or meds you are asking about might help. ...Read more
Ugmentation of the dose of Buspar (buspirone) can replace ugmontaion of Zoloft to not have sexual side effect im on the tow medication?
Treatment options: unfortunately sexual side effects are not uncommon during antidepressant (sertraline, Zoloft) therapy. Options to overcome include: 1. dosage reduction if appropriate 2 change médication to one with less risk of sexual side effects (bupropion, mirtazepine) 3 non FDA approved interventions include adding a medication to over come this adverse event including but not limited too buspirone. ...Read more
I am on 5mg Buspar (buspirone) for my stomach. The medication has been causing me a lot of side effects. Would it be okay to stop suddenly?
Check w your doc: Pharmacologically speaking, a 5 mg dose of Buspar (buspirone) is very low, and not likely to cause any sort of withdrawal syndrome from sudden stopping, but you were place on this drug for a reason. Best advice is to discuss this with your doc to determine if you need to change meds or stop this drug. ...Read more
Could taking certain medication (Albuterol, Flovent, Buspar) effect Syphilis Serology test results?
Highly unlikely: The initial tests for syphilis are screening tests which are quite sensitive but may be non-specific. If these are negative it is not going to be from medications you are taking. If positive they are almost always followed up with more specific testing to be sure that they were not biologically false-positive results. ...Read more
Im on Zoloft 50mg Buspar (buspirone) 30mg a day Risperdal. 0.25mg im steel not fine witch medication I stop and witch I agmont to bi less medication?
Work with ur MD!: I'm sorry ur still not seeing symptom improvement with buspar, (buspirone) sertraline (an SSRI), and risperdal (an atypical antipsychotic). Never stop psychiatric medication without instruction from ur MD. There are many treatment options available! Let ur doc know how u're feeling, consider scheduling closer appointments, and work together to find the treatment regimen that does work 4 u! Feel better soon! ...Read more
Im on Zoloft 50mg Risperdal 0.25mg Buspar (buspirone) 30mg I fell 2 match medication if I augment Zoloft to75mg can replaced Buspar (buspirone) and ativan can I stop them?
Do you have to fast for a B12 test? If I need to fast do I still take my morning medications? (Cymbalta, Lithium, Buspar, (buspirone) and Allegra)
No fast: If B12 is the only test you are having, there is no need to fast. Even if you need to fast you should take your medications and drink water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I'm currently taking Buspar (buspirone) and Vistaril for GAD, neither of which are working very well. What other medications can I ask my doctor to try?
Anxiety: Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a condition which is responsive to a combination of medication and psychotherapy techniques. Whether you participate in an insight-oriented or cognitive behavioral modification therapy, it is much better knowing what are the triggers and which coping skills you need to handle anxiety. Medications are useful, like propranolol, mood stabilizers, benzodiazepines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of medication is out there closest to Xanax thats not Buspar (buspirone) or habit forming? I've tried Buspar (buspirone) and it just made me dizzy and panic more
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