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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of BuSpar oral.

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1/24/2016 1:24:09 PM

Reviewer: Brenda, 55-64 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

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I have been taking buspar for about 8 months. After around the first month I started having very bad tremors,fast heart rate (150-180) and shortness of breath. I know these symptoms are rare but they do happen.I have been to several Drs. only for them to run tests on my heart, give me blood pressure meds.etc. to no avail. So I have had to do my own research and narrowed it down to the buspar, and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
10/30/2015 5:38:07 PM

Reviewer: ashleyyymc, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

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Current Rating: 2

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This didn't help much as far as my anxiety went. When I took my dose in the morning it would make me drowsy , so then the night dose would atleast help me go to sleep. Cannot even be compared to any of the benzos I have tried.

Condition: Anxious
7/1/2015 8:21:55 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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already being treated for anxiety with 60 mg paxil and prn 1 mg lorazapam for when i cant fall asleep dr also started 10 mg of buspar in am and another 10 mg of buspar in pm. 3 weeks into 20 mg daily I became a crying angry foggy headed mess. This buspar was terrible for me and i am stopping it. I feel the opposite of my paxil normal self. Terrible medicine.

Condition: Anxious
5/28/2015 6:03:25 AM

Reviewer: purpleangel484, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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for the last ten days i have had a head ache so i looked up side effects, it said consult doc if u take diazepa,steriods,diphenhydrmine,anti-seizure meds,zolpidem,muscle relaxers, codiene,psychiatrics meds, that they may interfere with labs, and liver, also the way bupar is absorbed in the body, and can also cause a false possitive scan on the brain for parkingsons disease , so i take all these me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
4/29/2015 8:36:25 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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I have bad panic attacks when leaving home or being anywhere over an hour from home. I'm taking 7.5 twice daily and after two and a half weeks I feel that the fog may finally be lifting. Not any xanax for the last two weeks. I'm hoping it stays. I have not felt like myself for almost two years.

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