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What is buspar (buspirone)?

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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Antianxiety

It's an anti anxiety pill not in the same class as a benzodiazepine like xanax, (alprazolam) ativan.
..It binds to serotonin and Dopamine receptors.

In brief: Antianxiety

It's an anti anxiety pill not in the same class as a benzodiazepine like xanax, (alprazolam) ativan.
..It binds to serotonin and Dopamine receptors.
Dr. Alvin Mathew
Dr. Alvin Mathew
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Buspar (buspirone)

Is classified as a benzodiazepine, even though it doesn't bind to benzodiazepine receptors in the brain.
As such, it is an antianxiety medication with no potential for abuse or dependence.

In brief: Buspar (buspirone)

Is classified as a benzodiazepine, even though it doesn't bind to benzodiazepine receptors in the brain.
As such, it is an antianxiety medication with no potential for abuse or dependence.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Buspar (buspirone)

It is used for mild to moderate anxiety, and sometimes used to relieve symptoms of depression associated with Generalized anxiety disorder.

In brief: Buspar (buspirone)

It is used for mild to moderate anxiety, and sometimes used to relieve symptoms of depression associated with Generalized anxiety disorder.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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