food interaction for BUSCALM tablet

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lactation interaction for BUSCALM tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Buscalm forte 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Buscalm forte 10mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Buscalm forte 10mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR BUSCALM 10mg tablet

    Buspirone(10mg)

    Buscalm tablet uses

    Buscalm forte 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder.

    How buscalm tablet works

    Buscalm forte 10mg tablet works by modulating the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger of the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

    Common side effects of buscalm tablet

    Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR BUSCALM tablet

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    • BUSPIN 10MG TABLET
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      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 3.60/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 36
      save 10% more per tablet
    • BUSIRON 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Tripada Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 3.05/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 30.47
      save 24% more per tablet
    • TAMSPAR 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 1.80/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 18
      save 55% more per tablet
    • BUSCALM 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Wockhardt Ltd
      Rs. 3.80/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 38.01
      save 5% more per tablet
    • SUPIRON B 10MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Psycormedies
      Rs. 4/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 40
      same price

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    Expert advice FOR BUSCALM tablet

    • Buspirone should be taken every day to prevent anxiety symptoms and not only when anxiety symptoms are experienced.
    • Do not stop taking buspirone suddenly even if you feel well as this may worsen your symptoms.
    • Tell your doctor if you are taking a benzodiazepine e.g. nitrazepam or temazepam or another common sedative or hypnotic medicine, or if you had or have any of the following medical conditions: acute narrow-angle glaucoma, muscle weakness disorder (myasthenia gravis), difficulty chewing or swallowing, slurred speech and drug dependence issues.
    • Do not take buspirone if you are also taking selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) e.g. fluoxetine and paroxetine or if you have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor eg. selegiline in the past 14 days.
    • Do not drive or operate any tools or machines while using buspirone, as it may cause dizziness affecting your ability to drive and use machines.
    • Do not drink alcohol while taking buspirone.

    Frequently asked questions FOR BUSCALM 10mg tablet

    Buspirone

    Q. Is buspirone a benzo/ a selective serotonin receptor inhibitor (SSRI)/a Xanax/ like Xanax/a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)/a beta blocker/ contain MAOI?
    Buspirone is an antianxiety agent and is not chemically or pharmacologically related to the benzodiazepines. It is not Xanax (also known as alprazolam), but has similar actions. It is not a MAOI, beta blocker or SSRI
    Q. Does buspirone work/ work for anxiety/ help you sleep/ help depression?
    Buspirone is used in the management of anxiety disorders. It does not help in depression. It may possibly help with sleep. It works if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Is buspirone fast acting/ does buspirone work right away/ can I take buspar forever/ how long can i take buspirone for?
    Buspirone (brand name: Buspar) is not fast acting but can take many weeks to reach full effect. Buspirone like any other medications should be taken for a time period as prescribed by your doctor
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    Q. Is buspirone safe/ addictive/ weight gain/ constipation/ hair loss/ make you tired?
    Buspirone is safe if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor. It can cause certain side effects such as constipation and fatigue (feeling tired). It is not addictive but can cause withdrawal symptoms, if stopped suddenly. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects
    Q. Can i take buspirone with Xanax/ sertraline/ Benadryl/clonazepam/ Zoloft/ Cymbalta/ Prozac/ Effexor/ escitalopram?
    Using buspirone together with Zoloft (sertraline), Lexapro (escitalopram), Prozac (fluoxetine), Cymbalta (duloxetine) can cause major drug interaction and increase the risk of rare but serious conditions. Buspirone interacts moderately with Benadryl. Always consult your doctor before taking any concomitant medication with buspirone.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)