Doctor would like to add Buspar (buspirone) to Prozac, can Buspar (buspirone) lessen & encounter jerk and jittery of Prozac? And dose this combo cause significant weight gain?
Be careful. Needs close watch by Dr! Risk of rare but bad Serotonin Syndrome - confusion, hallucination, seizure, big blood pressure chgs, fast heart rate, fever, sweating, shaking, blurred vision, muscle spasm/stiffness, tremor, incoordination, stomach cramp, nausea, and diarrhea. Severe cases may result in coma and even death.
Does the treatment (Buspar (buspirone) 40 mg daily + Prozac 40 mg daily) for GAD and social phobia, cause significant weight gain?
Possibly. These medications have a listed side effect of weight change. Discuss this with your doctor. Read more...