Busiron 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Busiron Tablet

Busiron 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder.

Busiron Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Busiron Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Busiron 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Busiron Tablet works

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

Busiron Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Busiron 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Busiron 10 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Busiron 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Busiron 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Busiron 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Busiron 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Busiron 10 mg Tablet should is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Busiron 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Busiron 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Busiron 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Busiron Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Busiron 10 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Busiron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Arthrox
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diltara
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): R Zep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Loxaris
MODERATE
Brand(s): Kopram
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Busiron

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Sir, my doctor had prescribed me pexti cr 12 .5 for my anxiety disorder. I had taken this medicine for 4 months and now my stopped this medication. After stopping it i feel moderately nauseated. My question is how long it will take to feel normal again?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
another month, take Ondem 4mg once daily in mornig
I m suffering from anxiety ,, prescribed me setarline 100 mg ( daxid) how long I can take this medicine ,, can I use it's low cost substitute ,, plz suggest
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Maintenance phase after first episode of anxiety disorder lasts for 6 months,medicines are then gradually tapered off. Other substitutes are available but if you are better with it, it's better to continue because other antidepressant may or may not work adequately.
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FAQs

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
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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