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What is buspirone and what are the side affects?

Antianxiety drug: Buspirone is an antianxiety medication. Common side effects may include nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, headache, or fatigue. Rare, but serious side effects include congestive heart failure, heart attack, or stroke. Do not take Buspirone if you are currently taking a MAO inhibitor and use caution if you have kidney or liver problems. ...Read more

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Buspirone anxiety medication, what are the side effects?

Buspirone anxiety medication, what are the side effects?

Buspar: Buspar is a very well tolerated medication overall. Very few of my patients have experienced side effects. When seen they were most often headache, dizziness (usually when getting up from lying position) ; feeling tired. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of buspirone 15mg? Is it ok to take with fluoxetine 40mg? What are the side effects to fluoxetine?

What are the side effects of buspirone 15mg? Is it ok to take with fluoxetine 40mg? What are the side effects to fluoxetine?

SIDE EFFECTS: The fda requires that all possible side effects be listed. That doesn't mean your going to get them - particularly the awful ones. People react to these meds differently ; one may be right for you. Which one is the target; don't decide depending on lists of side effects which may not even happen. ...Read more

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It says dint take buspirone 10 mg with grapefruit juice, i had a glassblueberry lemonade minutmaid is it ok? What are the side effects of this medecin

It says dint take buspirone 10 mg with grapefruit juice, i had a glassblueberry lemonade minutmaid is it ok? What are the side effects of this medecin

Your juice: Doesn't contain grapefruit juice, so it should be ok. If you have questions about the medicine, check w/the doctor the prescribed it or read the package info. ...Read more

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I recently stopped taking Buspirone (3x10mg) after discovering that it was impacting my memory. How long till this side effect disappears? 25 yo male

I recently stopped taking Buspirone (3x10mg) after discovering that it was impacting my memory. How long till this side effect disappears? 25 yo male

Med exit: It takes 5 to 10 days for this med to exit your body. Because it is fat soluble, this med may require twice as long to exit the brain. ...Read more

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My doc prescribed buspirone hydrochloride 10mg cos i said I have anxiety. He didn't ask any questions at all. I'm worried about side effects.

My doc prescribed buspirone hydrochloride 10mg cos i said I have anxiety. He didn't ask any questions at all. I'm worried about side effects.

Get straight talk: Both patients and physicians are trapped in dysfunctional health care systems around the world. I'm sorry your doctor-patient encounter wasn't more successful, and i hope that you are able to make a follow-up to discuss both your medication and your life situation. I'm sorry this has happened and i admire your courage in writing. ...Read more

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Take 45 mg of buspirone daily. OK to drink alcohol on this medication? It does not say not to just that it may amplify side effects.

Take 45 mg of buspirone daily. OK to drink alcohol on this medication? It does not say not to just that it may amplify side effects.

Don't drink alcohol: Talk to your doctor. In general, I don't recommend drinking any alcohol while taking this medication. Alcohol use can interfere with the therapeutic benefits of the Buspar. Also, it places you at risk for over sedation or other side effects. ...Read more

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Hi I have been on Lamictal and Buspirone for the last few years. Lately, I have no sex-drive + pre-cum and memory issues. Are these side effects?

Hi I have been on Lamictal and Buspirone for the last few years. Lately, I have no sex-drive + pre-cum and memory issues. Are these side effects?

If you have been: on these meds for several years without these symptoms - it is doubtful that the meds are the cause. Have not seen these symptoms listed as side effects for buspar. Memory loss is considered a rare side effect for lamictal. ...Read more

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Can i take half of buspirone at bed time?

Can i take half of buspirone at bed time?

Buspar: Wondering if Buspar is currently prescribed for u, since i did not see it listed on your medication list. Please talk to doctor first, as sometimes Buspar can interfere with your sleep. ...Read more

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