Reviews (568) Uses This medication is used to treat anxiety. Select one or more newsletters to continue. I suffer from severe anxiety, and panic attacks. The first 2 weeks I felt really good and by week 3 I started slowing down not thinking correctly and had a very dark cloud over me. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Still nothing. My anxiety is normal. Buspar or buspirone is used as an anti-anxiety medication. I take 5mg twice a day .”, “Took buspirone for a week. I ate too much, and the consistency of rapid 20-pound weight gain in my stomach and neck was odd - my mid-section was tight and my throat was bloated (I later figured out this was water retention). I just constantly over think everything to the point I avoid certain situations because I fear the outcome. I haven’t felt sick at all and I hope it stays that way!! The only downside to it is that you can get headaches or brain zaps if you forget a dose, so put an alarm on your phone!”, BuSpar (buspirone): “Have been taking Buspar 15mg 3 times a day for 3 months and didn't notice anything therapeutic at all, going to the doctor's tomorrow might ask for the max of 20mgs 3 times a day. Buspirone is one of the more affordable prescription medications available for treating anxiety and its associated symptoms. I can't really tell if Buspirone is working for my anxiety - but it's not hurting it... so we went up on the dosage. Additionally, it is also believed that this particular medication is working in a distant manner, different than other medications which are encountered in this particular class. I phased myself off. My anxiety got way worse and mentally and physically I feel awful from this . My sex drive disappeared. I much prefer it to Valium.”, “This medication was serving me well until the dosage was increased to 10mg. During that time my depression got better but anxiety got worse. Buspirone isn't the one for everyone, but it can be life-changing.”, “This buspirone was prescribed during quarantine, so it took me awhile to distinguish the medicine's side effects from how I would otherwise be processing this difficult situation. Read consumer reviews to see why people rate Buspar Buspirone 4.5 out of 5. I noticed when I am on this, I am more irritable, I have restless nights where I don't fall asleep or stay asleep. Apathy I would have rather had the anxiety/panic attacks! Select one or more newsletters to continue. It even prompted my septum to deviate which I'm dealing with now. The recognition that action at 5‐HT 1 a receptors may be a viable approach to the pharmacotherapy of anxiety is evidenced by the number of other agents of this class under development by a number of pharmaceutical companies.— T aylor, D. P. Buspirone, a new approach to the treatment of anxiety. The drug works by depressing the central nervous system (CNS) without causing the potent effects you might expect from benzodiazepines. I talked to my psychiatrist about taking the evening dose early afternoon and she said it was ok. As long as I stick to the same times everyday it will be ok. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. This lasted until I finally withdrew from it. I've been taking buspirone for a few years now. The doctor prescribed me trazodone with it and first month with that combination, I had better sleep, but trazadone effect is dropped now and my awful sleep is back... after that, doctor said, I should still keep up take buspirone ((”, “I've been taking Buspar for about a month to deal with anxiety issues. My anxiety on buspirone went from an 8 to a 1 1/2. I had been getting treatment for depression and I think it should have been for anxiety. By the third month taking 15 mg and feel like my life is manageable. Downside: a lot of undesirable, sedative effects. Almost always twice a day, but sometimes up to 4 times lasting 30-45min but at most 2 hours. Results were consist … It’s been 2 months and I can finally say I think I found my medication, they work for me, I feel more normal again, not worrying for no reason, not feeling like I wanna rip outta my skin, not feeling like why me . Had a horrible experience. I would fight through the anxiety and keep taking the pills. Only been 4 days. I try to take less. It helped me immediately (though I know it is supposed to take a few weeks). It kept getting worse, it was literally falling out in clumps. I was started on Buspar7.5mg twice per day. This is what causes my anxiety. I started on buspirone 5mg 2x a day because I am sensitive to meds and wanted to reduce any possible side effects. Buspar (buspirone) relieves anxiety with less drowsiness and abuse potential than other anti-anxiety medicines, but it takes time to work and effects might wear off over time. Azapirones are a group of drugs that work at the 5-HT1A receptor and are used to treat patients suffering from GAD. User Reviews for Buspirone to treat Anxiety (Page 3) Buspirone has an average rating of 5.9 out of 10 from a total of 809 ratings for the treatment of Anxiety. It’s chronic. I'm weaning myself off and was wondering if anyone has had similar experience. My anxiety is very high so it only helped a little. Buspirone, which is widely recognized by its discontinued brand name BuSpar, is an antianxiety medication that is prescribed to help people manage an anxiety disorder. I went from a successful sales team manager to a mental wreck who couldn’t stand in line at a store for 2 minutes without having a panic attack. At first, I think it made my hands really jittery but that seems to have subsided. The stress is still there. At 15 mg twice a day. Even though all pharmacology info available says it’s not immediately effective for acute anxiety, it worked wonders for me. My sex drive exploded and wanted to be naked all the time. I take 7.5mg in the AM and again at night. I am more tired and low energy when I take this.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “Buspar should be classified as a hallucinogenic drug! Buspar is not addictive but must be taken regularly--not just for an anxiety attack. I'm off all pyschiatric medication now. By the second month, with an increased dose, I could definitely feel some relief. One of these is the popular medication, Buspar (buspirone). Bristol-Meyers Squibb obtained approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1986 for use of buspirone (trade name BuSpar) to be used in the treatment of GAD. BuSpar (buspirone): “I’ve had anxiety for years and I kinda just live life with it , sucks but I just deal with it. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information -, Anxiety and Panic Attacks: Symptoms and Treatment, Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics. I recommend finding a psychiatrist who will prescribe xanax.”, “Hi, I take buspirone months for anxiety. This stuff really works.”, “I have been on buspirone for roughly 3 months. Results suggested that buspirone at a dose of 15 mg to 90 mg per day significantly improved symptoms of both depression and anxiety. Subscribe to Drugs.com newsletters for the latest medication news, new drug approvals, alerts and updates. Friends say I’m more cordial. My judgement was clouded. Over the span of 2 months, I thought I was just increasingly, extremely fatigued from trying to stay at and work from home with a 2-year-old and 5-year-old, with no set end in sight. In these 5 trials, buspirone was administered at a dose of 15 mg/day and titrated [on an individual basis] to a maximum dose of 90 mg/day. I had no idea anxiety had taken over my life. Got diarrhea, woke up earlier than I usually did, and got extremely fatigued by around 8 PM every night. Waking up, laying there Kept getting nauseated ALL the time! I was in a panic. Anxiety was horrible, was experiencing panic attacks regularly. !”, “This meditation does absolutely nothing and it doesn't matter how big my dosage is. Needless to say the doctor disagreed with me but I took her off it last night . Compare all 141 medications used in the treatment of Anxiety. 49% of those users who reviewed Buspirone reported a positive effect, while 34% reported a … This systematic review evaluates the effectiveness of azapirones compared to other treatments. I started off at 5mg and now I’m up to 30mg a day. This medication had truly been a game changer for me. I'm the happiest I've ever been, my appetite is best it's ever been and my weight is normalizing. I’ve been taking it for about 4-5 months now and have seen great progress. I am going to see if it calms down but it definitely is freaky. The medication helps treat the symptoms of anxiety by depressing the central nervous system without the potent effects of other medications, such as benzodiazepines, which have a higher risk of dependence and addiction. Very impulsive My scalp was tender from the hair failing out. I feel awful on it and fear after quarantine this side effects will be detrimental for my job in commercial electric work with large machinery and power tools.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “Do not take this drug. The GAD is gone like it was never there (which is strange at first but also wonderful) and I am really no more tired than at 15mg (feeling better gives you a lot of energy). It’s one of those drugs that it will either work for you, or not.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I took Buspar for about 3 and a half months, and noticed very mild effects if any at all. Then today I just stopped I can feel the difference so much happier , less anxiety, not depressed as much or hopeless. Buspar, like other SSRIs and SSDNRIs, are not effective to treat attacks of anxiety. The first few weeks I felt like drug was a placebo pill. Maybe it’s the “re-wiring” of my brain after the meth use, maybe I’m just nuts. It has been two weeks since I stopped taking it, and the hair loss has slowed down. sertraline, alprazolam, duloxetine, atenolol, fluoxetine, Cymbalta, Lexapro, Xanax, Zoloft, Prozac. Buspirone gave me explosive diarrhea. But the sensation passes pretty quickly and only started when my physician bumped up my dose a couple of months ago. I noticed that my mindset has completely changed negatively and it doesn't keep me calm or relaxed. Abdominal pains, loss of appetite also. I then went up to 5mg 3x a day. Feel more relaxed and not overthinking every little thing.”, “I have been taken buspirone for awhile now for anxiety. My doctor ran several tests to rule out any other reasons for the hair loss. Thirty-four percent of buspirone and 41% of placebo patients discontinued treatment before 8 weeks. Buspirone for Anxiety 5 The New Zealand review reported the effectiveness and safety of SSRIs, SNRIs, BZDs and buspirone in adults with GAD based on two systematic reviews and an RCT.2 Compared with BZD, it is unclear whether buspirone is more effective for improving symptoms at six weeks.2 The p value was not reported for an RCT that showed 54% of buspirone recipients and 61% of sertraline, alprazolam, duloxetine, atenolol, fluoxetine, Cymbalta, Lexapro, Xanax, Zoloft, Prozac. My sleep and appetite immediately went back to normal, and I feel energy and optimism again.”, “I have GAD PTSD, I've only been taking the medication for about a week now I've experienced so far dizziness and extreme fatigue an hour after taking the medication in the morning then wears off after an hour or two first dose , the second dose at night not so much . I also could barely sleep unless I could take a Xanax. Patients using this anti-anxiety medication and able to tolerate it well should continue its use, but a large-scale study is not advised, its researchers said. 49% of those users who reviewed Buspirone reported a positive effect, while 34% reported a negative effect. Not everyone is the same but take this medication with caution!”, “A year ago my doctor prescribed buspirone along with doxepin to treat my insomnia which suddenly developed and she thought might be stress related. Not for quick relief of anxiety symptoms since Buspar (buspirone) can take as long as 4 weeks to fully work. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 7 Dec 2020), Cerner Multum™ (updated 4 Dec 2020), ASHP (updated 3 Dec 2020) and others. Overview. Buspirone has an average rating of 5.9 out of 10 from a total of 806 ratings for the treatment of Anxiety. On the first day my sleep was not deep and a I had weird dreams. Buspirone is used to treat certain anxiety disorders or to relieve the symptoms of anxiety. However, the research showed its significant efficacy only with regularly taking the medication. Now being on it awhile I take it twice a day in the morning and afternoon does not make me tired anymore. I felt a little "off" stomach-wise for the first two doses but nothing intolerable. I've taken this drug on and off for a few years and it kind of works - it's hard to explain. This experience was a nightmare! I don't act anxious but my body is seething. But if you take it regularly three times a day you won't have anxiety and you won't need the benzos. Doc said they would try the max dose soon but I'm not hopeful. I’m thankful for these medications.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “On the first 2 days Buspar, I had constipation then nightmares all night long. Physical side effects: tinnitus, dizzy spells, loss of balance, loss of appetite, weight gain, muscle cramps. I was so light headed I had to lay down and had a panic attack at the same time never trying this again. My judgement was clouded. Made me dizzy, and gave me a headache I tried it for 8 days and stopped. One hundred and fifty-five outpatients suffering from major depression with moderate anxiety entered a double-blind study comparing 8 weeks of treatment with buspirone or placebo. I'm also taking 5mg melatonin which helps. I didn't take any today and felt 20 times better although I still have a very weird body high from it. Buspirone dosage for anxiety was studied alongside placeboes for GAD treatment. For the past couple months I have been dealing with horrible stomach problems and nasty anxiety attacks. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. I just stopped cold turkey, so I'm hoping Buspar was the cause and things go back to normal. Zero difference. For Anxiety: “About 2-3 years into taking buspirone I started to experience weird side effects. I’m taking this pill 2x’s a day and I started taking last night and am now on the third dose. Also the dosing schedules needed to get the best results from the medication may be inconvenient to the patient. I tried cutting it down to 1 a day and the side effects got so bad that it made me have a horrible panic attack. I was on this medication for a few months and my anxiety felt really better, but my depression was still bugging me a lot so I was switched to Zoloft. For the longest time, I thought my anxiety was just me being super smart and planning out every outcome of every situation. My anxiety was worse, barely felt any emotions, had no motivation for anything, and was always tired with a foggy mind (feeling of not being present). They are putting us on meds such as Seroquel, and others that are NOT designed to treat anxiety. ( extremely frustrating) Withdrawals are even worse so much buzzing and brain zaps. It does nothing for anxiety or paranoia. To combat this my doctor put me on 10mg twice a day. When you think of anxiety medications, the first brand that comes to mind might be the blockbuster medication, Xanax. ☆☆ The only negative has been intense dreams. After 6 weeks, I stopped taking it when I put together the association between the buspirone and hair loss. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information -, Anxiety and Panic Attacks: Symptoms and Treatment, Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics. I'm on 15 mg just began taking 2 weeks ago but noticed changes immediately. Over time, experienced a general calming effect. It made me lightheaded, nauseas, nervous, speedy, and when I tried to sleep I saw terrible images moving around in my head- I couldn’t sleep at all! However, the patent expired in 2001 and buspirone is now sold as a generic drug. I don’t know that it was helping my anxiety, I could not tell much difference but my doctor said to give it 6 to 8 weeks and I stopped at 6 weeks due to the hair loss.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I’ve been taking buspar all year. However my doctor and I pushed the dose to 40mg/day and that's when it really started to work (like flicking a switch). ( which isn’t bad for me and my spouse). 49% of those users who reviewed Buspirone reported a positive effect, while 34% reported a negative effect. Then I read about other people experiencing the same side effects, and felt relief that it wasn't just how I was now. Who wants that? I also use Holy Mama tincture to help. I'm a lot less focused on negativity and can blow off those unwanted thoughts. it’s drastically changed my life. Now I feel very spaced out irritable I kept having muscle spasms and panic attacks from it. Stopping this medication led to improvements in productivity, focus, impulse control, physical energy/stamina, memory. It is not an SSRI and doesn’t have as bad side affects. I’ve taken Lexapro, Prozac and a few other ones for anxiety, they barely work for me. It is an awful drug for me.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I’m an Iraq Veteran who has been diagnosed with PTSD and chronic anxiety. my new doctor told me to discontinue the doxepin and cut buspirone back to one a day. Watch Queue Queue. However, this is not the whole truth. Not sure if it is a very ineffective med, or whether I would go as far and say it's a rubbish med”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I have had emetophobia since I can remember (the fear of vomit). I even felt positive ASMR (Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR)) effects for the 1st time in years.”, “Not going to lie, I had this about a year almost 2. I was taking 7.5 mg 2x day. I've been on wellbutrin, zoloft, and prescribed lexapro and that was a big no (I didn't even take it after reading reviews). I’m scared to take any more.”, “I was on this for half a year and it did nothing for me. So far, it has re-introduced me to life’s pleasures. Like many prescription drugs, it is still misused and abused. We had upped my meds to 20 mg but it made me very sleepy and made my face feel weird so I am sticking with 3 pills for now. I am telling you, this is not the medication for you especially if you take half. On a message board I found similar comments on buspirone causing insomnia. I better off not taking it because it doesn’t work at all.”, “What a God send buspirone is for my bipolar and GAD! As I said, I was not prescribed this for anxiety primarily, but with the idea that a bit of anxiety was affecting my sleep.”, “Buspirone has been a life saver. I've learned to manage my feelings through sleeping, eating well and being socialable Buspirone is an oral medication used to treat anxiety disorders. I take vistral 25mg if I get anxious still, but overall my anxiety is much better than it was.”, “been on 5 mg twice a day. The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. I feel like this is for people with very mild anxiety. Find user ratings and reviews for buspirone oral on WebMD including side effects and drug interactions, medication effectiveness, ease of use and satisfaction However, buspirone usually is not used for anxiety or tension caused by the stress of everyday life. Give it a try!”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I took Buspar for two days. All SSRIs affected my mind in weird ways and I never knew if my feelings were my own or from the drugs. Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. Just wasn't for me.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I didn't read all the reviews but I was surprised to see people with intense reactions to BuSpar, maybe they took higher doses than I did. Basically makes you feel very calm and more carefree and to stop thinking 24/7 about silly things”, “After 6 months of meth use my brain chemistry changed dramatically. I took that the first day and felt okay. I’ve read reviews that it doesn’t work, but maybe other people get anxiety from triggers. I'll give it some stars for not giving me side effects like the SSRIs I can't tolerate. This video is unavailable. It is almost like the things in my life that bring anxiety are trying to work themselves out. I'm still having trouble falling/staying asleep, huge startle response, easily triggered and trouble focusing.”, “This medication buspirone was recommended to me for anxiety after taking Lamictal for around 6 months. Have to take other meds just to sleep and make it through my day now. Either on its own or in combination with Carvedilol, my blood sugar increased to two times the normal rate. I think it messes with my breathing too. It was a horrendous experience. I can truthfully say that I felt it kick in, what a relief ”, BuSpar (buspirone): “Day three on BuSpar and I love it already. Subscribe to Drugs.com newsletters for the latest medication news, new drug approvals, alerts and updates. Physiological panic attacks have occurred daily as well. I’m quite familiar with the placebo effect and I guarantee you that was not what was happening. I also read an FDA report that stated that Buspar can cause Tardive Dyskinesia- uncontrolled involuntary jerking movements of face and body. I take my 2nd dose early because If I take it later in the evening I have a hard time sleeping. This information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. Zero reduction in anxiety symptoms. I’m now on Zoloft 25mg and really liking it so far.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I just wanted to say how UPSET I am that so many doctors are afraid to prescribe benzodiazepines for anxiety relief. I wake up often yelling.. I take the Buspar three times a day and it took about a month to "kick in." FASEB J. I absolutely love this medicine it works great for my anxiety. At first when I started I would be tired so the doctor told me to start taken at night. Borderline nausea all day Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. Fortunately a blood test noted the spike, but my doctor was reluctant to admit that I was a victim of this "rare side effect" of increase in blood sugar, dehydration, sore throat and blurred vision after taking this drug”, BuSpar (buspirone): “After reading all the negative reviews, I feel relieved to know I'm not alone. Side effects are very mild. 49% of those users who reviewed Buspirone reported a positive effect, while 34% reported a negative effect. We are now increasing to 10mg twice a day. Then added Buspar 10mg (3 times a day) and it has worked wonders for my GAD and OCD.”, “Noticed substantial hair loss started about two weeks after doctor prescribed buspirone. I'll never take this stuff again. After a brief hospitalization I finally decided it was time to fix it. I took it for one day (15mg.) It doesn't "work" for an immediate attack. I started buspar and the last 3 months I have not slept once unless I had a drink or smoked. After taking Buspar I can honestly say, it doesn't do much.”, BuSpar (buspirone): “I took Buspirone when I had a back surgery and my father was sick from cancer, it was a very stressful time. This med is horrible !! Reviewed buspirone on 11/2/2020 I am just taking 5mg in the morning and 5 mg at night it has helped a lot with my anxiety I was dizzy and Nauseous for the first two weeks but it wasn’t horrible and that went away so I would say hang in there it gets better! User Reviews for Buspirone to treat Anxiety Also known as: BuSpar Buspirone has an average rating of 5.9 out of 10 from a total of 809 ratings for the treatment of Anxiety. Still on Zoloft but switched me to buspirone and .5 lorazepam occasionally for a month. However, it's hard to get a hold of xanax anymore. They are also highly addictive. So my doctor prescribed me BusPar. Even though users experience a Buspar high it is considered by many to have a low risk of addiction. I'm still getting used to the medicine. There are some more quick-acting medications for anxiety. Headaches So far, I think that it has helped a bit to ease my anxiety a little bit. It works for some people but to me I felt this medication was a huge scam. I only want a PRN dose— not a maintenance med.”, “Took buspirone, 20mg/day, for four months, for general anxiety. I have taken probably 15-20 anxiety and depression meds in the last 10 years and many have bad side effects, buspar had none of those other than drowsiness - the only reason I keep buspar around is that it is very mild in my book - the effect is mild but the side effects are also mild or nonexistent”. And feeling tired. Still dealing with all the bizzare effects. I still find myself occasionally waking at 4am with panic-feelings about different stressors in my life. 520 patients have reported improvements in symptoms of GAD with Buspirone over the placebo. So I saw a psychiatrist who put me on buspar. I just wany to feel halfway normal again”, “Was on lorazepam along with Zoloft. Available for Android and iOS devices. What sucks is I could tell it was helping my panic disorder but my anxiety got way worse. Unfortunately my anxiety appears to have gotten even worse and the side effects have been terrible even after 2 months. 49% of those users who reviewed Buspirone reported a positive effect, while 34% reported a negative effect. Hoping that at the higher dose, I can be even more functional, able to sleep better, etc.”, “I was taking Buspirone for general anxiety and it caused really bad depression, intrusive thoughts, randomly would start crying and was waking up in the middle of the night in a full panic. 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