Generic Buspar® : BUSPIRONE
BUSPIRONE is the chemical name of the active ingredient in Buspar®
Buspar® is the registered trademark of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Medication information about Generic Buspar Important information about usage, risks and possible side-effects.
Tablets Chemical Name: BUSPIRONE ( byoo-SPYE-rone)
Other name brands for this medication
Possible Uses of Buspar: This medicine is an antianxiety agent used to treat anxiety. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Before using Buspar: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE if you are also taking a MAO Inhibitor. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are taking other drugs for anxiety or depression, fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, macrolide antibiotics, nefazodone, dexamethasone, phenytoin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine, haloperidol, diltiazem, verapamil, ritonavir, or trazodone. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you have a history of severe liver or kidney disease. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.
How to take Buspar: Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS MEDICINE MAY BE TAKEN on an empty stomach or with food. AVOID DRINKING GRAPEFRUIT JUICE while taking this medicine.
Precautions When Using Buspar: SEVERAL DAYS TO WEEKS MAY PASS before this medicine reaches its full effect. Continue taking this medicine during this time. THIS MEDICINE MAY CAUSE dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to this medicine. BEFORE DRINKING ALCOHOL OR TAKING OTHER MEDICINES, check with your doctor or pharmacist. FOR WOMEN: IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS DRUG IS EXCRETED in breast milk. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.
Side Effects of Buspar: SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include dizziness, lightheadedness, nervousness, excitement, headache, drowsiness, or nausea. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience movements of the face or neck muscles you can not control. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Drug Interactions of Buspar: Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job.Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take with and without a prescription.
Missed dose of Buspar: IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE and you are taking 1 dose daily, take the missed dose if you remember the same day. Skip the missed dose if you do not remember until the next day. do not double the next dose
Storage of Buspar: Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
Other Information of Buspar: DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS PRODUCT out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.