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Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...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 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?
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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?

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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