Slideshows Images Quizzes

Copyright © 2018 by RxList Inc. RxList does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information.

Buspar

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/8/2020
Buspar Side Effects Center

What Is Buspar?

Buspar (buspirone) is an antianxiety agent prescribed for the treatment of anxiety. Buspar is available as a generic drug.

What Are Side Effects of Buspar?

Common side effects of Buspar include:

Dosage for Buspar

Buspar usual adult starting dose is 10-30mg daily in 2-3 divided doses up to a maximum of 60mg a day.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Buspar?

Common drug interactions of Buspar include monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors (for example, isocarboxazid [Marplan]), trazodone (Desyrel), warfarin (Coumadin), erythromycin, itraconazole (Sporanox), nefazodone (Serzone) and rifampin.

Buspar During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

There are no adequate studies of Buspar in pregnant women and it is not known if Buspar is secreted in human breast milk. Use during pregnancy is not recommended unless the potential benefit outweighs the potential unknown risk to the fetus. It is unknown if Buspar passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Buspar Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

QUESTION

Panic attacks are repeated attacks of fear that can last for several minutes. See Answer
Buspar Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • chest pain;
  • shortness of breath; or
  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out.

Common side effects may include:

  • headache;
  • dizziness, drowsiness;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • nausea, upset stomach; or
  • feeling nervous or excited.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Buspar (Buspirone)

SLIDESHOW

Anxiety Disorder Pictures: Symptoms, Panic Attacks, and More with Pictures See Slideshow
Buspar Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Buspar (Buspirone)

Related Resources for Buspar

Read the Buspar User Reviews »

© Buspar Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Buspar Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

QUESTION

Panic attacks are repeated attacks of fear that can last for several minutes. See Answer

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors

CONTINUE SCROLLING FOR RELATED SLIDESHOW