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Is there any particular type of anxiety/depression you would use viibryd for..As it seems like an ssri plus Buspar only--could it be helpful for ocd?
Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more
Buspirone or Buspar: Buspirone needs to be taken regularly every 6-8 hours in an amount enough to reduce anxiety. It does not work prn because it needs to build a level in your nervous system to act appropriately. It is very effective taking up to 2-3 days to stabilize in your system. The usual doses are 10-20 mg three times a day with meals. It is a great alternative to sedatives, and also acts as a mood stabilizer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
42 year old male, how long does Buspar stay in your system. I have been taking 15mg a day for 3.5 weeks. 7.5 mg twice a day.?
3-hours half-life: Buspar (buspirone hcl) has a relatively short half-life (the time it takes for 1/2 to disappear in your body) is only about 3 hours. Typically, after 5-6 half-lives, there isn't much left in the body following the last dose. Because you r using a small dosage, there isn't much in your body after a day or 2. If you have additional concern, repost questions or consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reduced anxiety: You know Buspar is working if it decreases your symptoms of anxiety. In anxiety cases, it reduces nervousness, and fidgeting. It can increase your ability to focus, complete tasks, have more energy and positive thinking( I.e. Decrease worrying). It can also decrease the probability of panic attacks & insomnia. Ask others if they notice changes. Take as prescribed. Go 2 Dr 4 follow up Good Luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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