Buspar (generic name: buspirone; brand names include: Buspin / Ansial / Ansiced / Anxiron / Axoren / Bespar / Buspimen / Buspinol / Buspisal / Narol / Spitomin / Sorbon) is used for the short-term relief of anxiety symptoms.
Buspar is indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or the short-term relief of symptoms of anxiety with or without accompanying depression.
Buspar elicits its antianxiety effects without sedation, muscle relaxation, or compromise in mental alertness.
No withdrawal-type reactions have been reported with Buspar therapy.
This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take Buspar exactly as directed.
Take Buspar by mouth. Take it consistently, either always with food or always without food.
Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while you use Buspar.
Buspar is designed to be taken every day to prevent anxiety symptoms. It does not work if it is only taken as needed or only when anxiety symptoms are present.
Continue to take Buspar even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.
If you miss a dose of Buspar, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from heat and light.
Before taking Buspar, tell your doctor if;
you have an allergy to Buspar or other medications;
you have a history of seizure disorders;
you have kidney or liver disease;
you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or you are breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: buspirone hydrochloride.