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Is there any particular type of anxiety/depression you would use viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) for..As it seems like an ssri plus Buspar only--could it be helpful for ocd?

Is there any particular type of anxiety/depression you would use viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) for..As it seems like an ssri plus Buspar only--could it be helpful for ocd?

About the OCD...: Exposure ; response prevention= gold standard non-medication treatment 4 ocd. Read jane singer's article about how erp helped her 20-y-o son recover from ocd here: http://bit.Ly/z7dftt caution: erp is hard as it involves not giving in when ocd orders u 2do something. Requires letting urself experience rising anxiety 4 a while. Get ppl u're close 2 involved in ur treatment 2help u stay motivated! ...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?

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?
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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?

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 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 dont 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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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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Can i take my second 10mg buspar (buspirone) after only 5 hours? Otherwise i wont get it in before bed

Buspar (buspirone): I wouldn't expect a problem with this one time taking of the second dose after 5 hours, but if you've had any prior side effects or difficulty taking a stronger dose, I would not take an additional dose but wait for tomorrow and resume your normal dosage schedule. Your pharmacist can also help you with questions on your medications if your physician isn't available. ...Read more