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Does Buspar (buspirone) helps you improve quality of sleep?

Does Buspar (buspirone) helps you improve quality of sleep?

Not neccesarily : It can make you drowsy which can lead to sleep . On the other hand if it is helping you with anxiety it can improve your sleep by controlling your mood disorder . ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it okay to drink neuro sleep before bed while on buspar (buspirone)?

Is it okay to drink neuro sleep before bed while on buspar (buspirone)?

Neuro Sleep: Contains taurine , 5-hydroxytryptophan, melatonin, and l-theanine, but the doses are not listed. 5-htp has never been reported in serotonin syndrome in humans. It is unlikely that there would be any problems combining it with buspar, (buspirone) although the 2 have never been tested together. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm currently taking 5mg buspar (buspirone) 2x/day and had 3 drinks several hours ago. I can't sleep and was wondering if I could take 25mg diphenhydramine ?

I'm currently taking 5mg buspar (buspirone) 2x/day and had 3 drinks several hours ago. I can't sleep and was wondering if I could take 25mg diphenhydramine ?

Alcohol and Buspar (buspirone): Using Diphenhydramine with Buspar (buspirone) may increase dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. Using Alcohol with Buspar (buspirone) and Diphenhydramine has same risks. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual imagery of National Parks, and Meditation. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, medication interactions, Anxiety Therapy ...Read more

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My head is hurting on the right side. it started after the 5th day i started taking Buspar (buspirone) 5 Mg 3 Times A Day. and having sleeping problems. ?

Side effects: Buspar (buspirone) has been recommended and approved to control anxiety. However, it also has a few noradrenergic (stimulating) properties, and some people experience these as side effects. Your sleeping problems might be related to those side effects. Ask your doctor or prescriber for an alternative treatment. ...Read more

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Can i take valerian root for sleep while taking refalen, instaflex, adderall, and Buspar (buspirone) ?

Can i take valerian root for sleep while taking  refalen, instaflex, adderall, and Buspar (buspirone) ?

Don't: You are already on too many prescription drugs to be self-medicating. Please speak to your doctor about why you are having trouble sleeping before adding more pills.. Maybe there is a different solution not involving pills. ...Read more

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I got off anti psychotics gained weight they were for sleep i take 15mg Buspar (buspirone) what are sleep med that will let me stay asleep and not tired?

I got off anti psychotics gained weight they were for sleep i take 15mg Buspar (buspirone) what are sleep med that will let me stay asleep and not tired?

Sleep & psych: There's no one best medication for treatment of insomnia, nor one best class of med. Talk with your doctor about the right medication for your symptoms. Changes in sleep patterns (sleeping more or less) may represent exacerbation of an underlying psychiatric illness (depression, mania, anxiety ...). Changes in sleep habits shu b reported to ur doc. Adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) a stimulant, may worsen insomnia. ...Read more

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I take: Buspar (buspirone) 10mg (3xday) for anxiety, desyrel 100mg (nightly) for sleep, and .5mg Xanax (3xday as needed) for anxiety. Desyrel isn't helping my sleep, what medicine is best to help me get sleep?

I take:  Buspar (buspirone) 10mg (3xday) for anxiety, desyrel 100mg (nightly) for sleep, and .5mg Xanax (3xday as needed) for anxiety.  Desyrel isn't helping my sleep, what medicine is best to help me get sleep?

Treat anxiety first.: The use of Buspar (buspirone) and xanax are only useful for short term or for occasional treatment of anxiety. They lose effectiveness after a period of monthe. The ssri meds (like lexapro, zoloft) are more effective for the long run and then maybe good sleep will be more possible. Also the dose of Desyrel can be up to 200 mg for some people. ...Read more

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Is it normal for Buspar (buspirone) to give you extreme heart palpitations? Been on it for years and has been increased recently. It wakes me from sleep sometimes

Can cause insomnia: Buspar - buspirone - can cause insomnia, including waking up during the night. But causing palpitations is unusual. I wonder if the palpitations are part of the anxiety that you are probably being treated with Buspar? If anxiety is not managed it may seem like Buspar is perhaps causing it? ...Read more

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