Bristol-Myers Squibb | Buspar (Medication)


BuSpar/buspirone is indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with an anxiolytic.

The efficacy of BuSpar has been demonstrated in controlled clinical trials of outpatients whose diagnosis roughly corresponds to Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). ...

Side Effect:

The more commonly observed untoward events associated with the use of BuSpar not seen at an equivalent incidence among placebo-treated patients include dizziness, nausea, headache, nervousness, lightheadedness, and excitement. ...


Do not use BuSpar if you are allergic to buspirone, or if you have used an MAO inhibitor such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine within the past 14 days. Serious, life-threatening side effects can occur if you take BuSpar before the MAO inhibitor has cleared from your body.

Before taking BuSpar, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:kidney disease; or liver disease. If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to use BuSpar, or you may need a dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...