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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Busipirone (Definition)

Busipirone is an addiction reducing agent which is a ...Read more


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Is this headache and nausea that I'm feeling while on Buspar (buspirone) going to be permanent while I'm on it?

Is this headache and nausea that I'm feeling while on Buspar (buspirone) going to be permanent while I'm on it?

Probably not: Most medications like Buspar (buspirone) will have early side effects like you describe. How long have you been taking it? After 4 weeks or so I would speak to your doc
about these symptoms. Speak sooner if they become more severe. ...Read more

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Comment not? : was having horrible GI upset, nausea, reflux while on Buspar (buspirone) 20/day x 1 month. Off Buspar (buspirone) and all GI issues are gone.

Comment not? : was having horrible GI upset, nausea, reflux while on Buspar (buspirone) 20/day x 1 month. Off Buspar (buspirone) and all GI issues are gone.

Probably side effect: Your comment is on target.
Gastrointestinal side effects of Buspar (buspirone) including nausea have occurred in up to 11% of patients. Constipation, diarrhea and vomiting have also been reported.
Consult prescriber regarding this side effect, discontinuation, and alternative if medication necessary. ...Read more

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I take 45mg buspar, (buspirone) 5mg liquid zoloft. Just started Zoloft 3days ago. Had nausea/diahrea earlier. Is this a normal side effect of zoloft?

I take 45mg buspar, (buspirone) 5mg liquid zoloft. Just started Zoloft 3days ago. Had nausea/diahrea earlier. Is this a normal side effect of zoloft?

Yes-zoloft.: Common early side effects of ssris include nausea and diarrhea. Ue with these problems. This moderates with time, and only a few people contin. ...Read more

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I had extreme nausea on a very low dose of Abilify (aripiprazole) & had to discontinue use? Would Buspar have a similar side effect? Also does it cause weight gain

I had extreme nausea on a very low dose of Abilify (aripiprazole) & had to discontinue use? Would Buspar have a similar side effect? Also does it cause weight gain

Not likely: Buspar and Abilify (aripiprazole) affect very different brain systems and have different uses. Each has its own side effect profile. (the one cannot be substituted for the other.). ...Read more

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Would an allergic reaction to Buspar (buspirone) include headache, sore throat, nausea, fatigue, tenderness of skin, and itchy hives?

Would an allergic reaction to Buspar (buspirone) include headache, sore throat, nausea, fatigue, tenderness of skin, and itchy hives?

Not all are allergic: If you developed hives, itching, and sensitive skin following ingestion of Buspar (buspirone) then, that is certainly consistent with what one would expect from an allergic reaction to a medication. However, sore throat, nausea, fatigue, and headache would either be SIDE EFFECTS or unrelated. Consider a medical checkup for those symptoms. More information- www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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What is buspar (buspirone)?

What is buspar (buspirone)?

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. ...Read more

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What are effects of buspar (buspirone)?

What are effects of buspar (buspirone)?

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. ...Read more

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What is Azapirones? Is that buspar (buspirone)?

Azapirones: Buspar (buspirone) is one of the members of the group Azapirones. ...Read more

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What would happen if someone overdosed on buspar (buspirone)?

What would happen if someone overdosed on buspar (buspirone)?

Buspar (buspirone) Overdose: Overdose symptoms are drowsiness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, it can be life threatening if mixed with alcohol and/or other drugs
treatment involvs pumping the stomach and supportive care with IV fluids, airway stabilization and ventilation if needed in severecases, maintaining BP and vital signs and fluid balance.
I only Buspar (buspirone) overdose, no fatalities have been reported with five five time the dose. ...Read more

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Side effects to buspar (buspirone)?

Side effects to buspar (buspirone)?

Well - tolerated: My patients have tolerated Buspar (buspirone) exceptionally well. The most common side effect they have reported is dizziness. Other potential side effects can include: headache, feeling tired, ringing of ears, paradoxical feelings of restlessness or anxiety, blurring of vision, nausea, GI upset, dry mouth & congestion. Priapism would be a very rare but serious side effect. See below. ...Read more

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Can I take Valium and Buspar (buspirone) together?

Most likely...: And make sure the prescribing physician (s) know everything you are taking. Do not start and stop these medications without talking with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can Buspar (buspirone) and topomax be taken together?

Buspar/topamax: At therapeutic doses, they are fairly safe if taken apart, ex. Buspar (buspirone) in morning and topamax at nite. Report any adverse effects to your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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Will Buspar (buspirone) increase anxiety at first? We

Will Buspar (buspirone) increase anxiety at first? We

Maybe: Not usually, however everyone is different. Often times we will titrate the medication slowly as some individuals can become dizzy or nauseated as they start the medication. Speak with the prescribing physician to minimize the likelihood of any adverse effects. Good luck. ...Read more

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Help can buspirone (buspar) have anti-emetic properties?

Depends.: Buspirone is not an antiemetic drug. It is used to alleviate anxiety however if anxiety causes nausea, this can be alleviated by Buspar (buspirone). Buspar (buspirone), unlike the Benzodiazepines, which are often used as anti-anxiety, takes a little longer to become effective. ...Read more

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Can I take ibupropen 800 while on 5mg buspar (buspirone)?

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Can I take ibupropen 800 while on 5mg buspar (buspirone)?

Buspar (buspirone): If no stomach upset from buspar, (buspirone) Ibuprofen on as needed basis should be ok. ...Read more

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Can I take buspar (buspirone) and Valium at the same time?

Buspar (buspirone) and valium: Not a good idea to mix these. Consult with your doctor if you are not getting better. ...Read more

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Why some doctors says that Buspar (buspirone) is a useless drug?

Usually: Their opinion is based on their own experiences. It could also be because they don't have enough experience with it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Buspar (buspirone) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Buspar (buspirone) overdose?

Buspar overdose: Per NAMI, Buspar overdose symptoms may include" drowsiness, very deep sleep, nausea, vomiting, &unusually small pupils." see: http://www. Namihelps. Org/assets/PDFs/fact-sheets/Medications/Buspar. Pdf ...Read more

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I am taking Buspar (buspirone) and want to know what are the side effects?

Usually none.: Buspar (buspirone) side effects may include: headache, feeling tired, dizziness, premature ejaculation, insomnia, tremor, nausea, vomiting, constipation, loose stools, abdominal discomfort, dry mouth, nervousness, depressed or angry mood, rapid heart rate, chest pain, nasal congestion & rash. It tends to be a well tolerated medication. ...Read more

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I took a 5 mg Buspar (buspirone) and aquarter of a 5 mg valium. Both are generic. Will it hurt me?

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Buspar/valium: At this low dose, unlikely, but please do inform your prescribing doc. ...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?

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

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Can Buspar (buspirone) be used for Fibromyalgia? Can it be used by itself or with another med? Thanks.

Maybe, BUT: There are few drugs which seem to help in fibromyalgia, and these are Lyrica, Savella, (milnacipran) Cymbalta, and perhaps gabapentin, and Effexor. Buspar has not been studied, and in my experience, has shown little value in treatment of fibromyalgia, but could help some pts.
But would prefer the "tried and true" bunch above. ...Read more

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