Buspar is drug with generic name of Buspirone. It is a drug that combats anxiety.
Buspar is indicated for the treatment of anxiety for the reduction of the symptoms of anxiety such as fear and tension.
Buspar works by affecting the chemicals in the brain that cause anxiety.
Dizziness and Drowsiness may possibly occur when taking Buspar. When you experience drowsiness or dizziness while taking Buspar, inform your doctor immediately so that he/she can advise you of a proper course of action.
Tell your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions:
If you have any of the mentioned medical conditions, your doctor may lower your Buspar dosage or advise you to stop taking Buspar altogether.
Buspar is in the pregnancy category B. Buspar is not known to be harmful to the unborn baby or to the pregnant mother. If you are pregnant, do not take Buspar without first talking to your doctor.
The active ingredients of Buspar passes into the breast milk of nursing mothers. Consult your doctor first before breastfeeding if you are on Buspar medication.
Buspar is not to be administered to children below 18 years old.
Buspar Intake Guidelines
Buspar should be taken exactly as instructed by your doctor. Never deviate from your doctor’s instructions about taking Buspar.
Each dose of Buspar must be taken along with a full glass of water.
The healing impact of Buspar may take longer for the patients to feel it. Never cease your Buspar intake abruptly. The cessation of taking this medicine must be under your doctor’s supervision.
Do not take Buspar if you have recently taken grapefruit or any grapefruit juice. The combination of Buspar and grapefruit is dangerous to the health and may lead to fatal conditions.
The exact dosage of Buspar can only be effectively determined by your doctor. Never attempt to set a dosage for yourself.
Buspar overdose is characterized by the following symptoms:
If any of the symptoms are present and overdose is suspected, immediately seek emergency medical attention.
Buspar Missed Dose
If you happen to miss a dose of Buspar, you can take it as soon as you remember provided that it is not yet near the time for the next dose. However, if it is already near the time for the next dose, just entirely skip that dose you missed and proceed with the next scheduled dose and resume normal dosing after that.
Buspar Side Effects
Taking Buspar may entail side effects and among these are:
Almost all medicine entails side effects ad Buspar is no different from them. If you experience any of these side effects and if it becomes bothersome and intolerable, consult your doctor immediately and you can cease taking the medicine for while and wait for your doctor’s instructions.
Buspar Drug Reactions
Some drugs may not work well if taken together with Buspar. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following drugs:
Alcohol and other medicines that trigger drowsiness and dizziness should also be avoided and if not, they should be taken in moderation to avoid aggravating the drowsing effect of these medicines.