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I'm on 7.5 mg of Buspar (buspirone) twice daily. The morning dose makes me so dizzy and sleepy I can barely function. Is it ok to take both doses at bedtime?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: No

Buspirone is a short acting drug and needs to be taken two to three times a day for maximal effect.
I would recommend talking to your doctor about dropping you back to 5 mg twice a day or several weeks and then then trying to increase it. Most people need 30 mg a day or more for good effect.

In brief: No

Buspirone is a short acting drug and needs to be taken two to three times a day for maximal effect.
I would recommend talking to your doctor about dropping you back to 5 mg twice a day or several weeks and then then trying to increase it. Most people need 30 mg a day or more for good effect.
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