Buson 5mg Tablet

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Introduction

Buson 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment of anxiety disorder. It alters the chemicals in the brain that cause symptoms of anxiety such as irritability, restlessness, lack of concentration, fatigue, sweating, increased heart rate, and unwanted or racing thoughts.

Buson 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. This medication mustn't be stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, vomiting, and dry mouth. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you and do not take alcohol with it as it may worsen the dizziness.

Before taking this medicine, remember to inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions like acute narrow-angle glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, slurred speech, or drug dependence issues.

Uses of Buson Tablet

Benefits of Buson Tablet

In Anxiety disorder

Buson 5mg Tablet affects the action of those chemicals that make you feel anxious so it can reduce the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and sleep problems that often come with Generalised Anxiety Disorder. It will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping suddenly can cause serious problems.

Side effects of Buson Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Buson

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

How to use Buson 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. Buson 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Buson Tablet works

Buson 5mg Tablet works by modulating the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger of the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Buson 5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Buson 5mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Buson 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Buson 5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Buson 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buson 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Buson 5mg Tablet should is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Buson 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buson 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Buson 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Buson Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Buson 5mg 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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Quick tips

  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • It may take 2-4 weeks to achieve efficacy.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Buson 5mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without talking to your doctor first.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
N-Arylpiperazines Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
5-HT1A receptors partial agonist

Interaction with drugs

Taking Buson with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clarimac, CLR, Claripax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diltara
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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Ayurveda
Yes, Panchkarma is the best you should take sitting of sirodhara
Mixed anxiety depressive disorder
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Depression is a persistent state of sadness that is the result of interaction between one's inner biological and psychological state and gets triggered of with environmental stressors. Reactive depression is in response to a situation like loss, sickness, trauma etc. Endogenous depression occurs without any noticeable environmental stressors. Psychological symptoms include lack of interest, negative thinking, irritability, frustration, feeling demotivated etc. Somatic symptoms like fatigue/ weakness/ lack of sleep/ lack of appetite and other physical symptoms are common. Anxiety is common. In severe cases one may feel helpless and hopeless enough to wish for death or attempt suicide. Treatment includes physical and psychiatric work up following which medicines can be prescribed. In milder cases, psychotherapy or counselling is recommended.
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FAQs

Q. What is Buson 5mg Tablet and what does it treat?

Buson 5mg Tablet is a class of medications called anti-anxiety medications. It is used for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in which a person experiences excessive anxiety or worry for at least six months.

Q. How should I take Buson 5mg Tablet?

Buson 5mg Tablet should be taken twice a day with or without food. Your doctor will determine the dose that is right for you based upon your response and condition.

Q. When will I start feeling better after taking Buson 5mg Tablet?

After taking this medicine, it may take 3 to 4 weeks before you start to feel better. Initially, you may begin to notice a decrease in irritability and worry. Do not stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor first. With input from you, your doctor will assess how long you will need to take the medicine.

Q. What happens if I miss a dose of Buson 5mg Tablet?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Discuss this with your healthcare provider. In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to take your medication. You may also ask a family member a friend to remind you or check in with you to be sure you are taking your medication.

Q. Does Buson 5mg Tablet improve mood?

Yes, Buson 5mg Tablet regulates the activity of a chemical named serotonin in the brain which helps stabilize and improve our mood.

Q. I feel dizzy when I get up from a sitting position or when I walk down the stairs. Is it due to Buson 5mg Tablet?

Yes, side effects like dizziness may be more intense when you first start taking Buson 5mg Tablet. Likewise, these side effects can feel stronger when raising the dose. Over time though, your body will adjust to these symptoms, and they’ll likely ease over time. Be careful and talk to your doctor who might change your dosage.

Q. I am experiencing dryness in the mouth, is it due to Buson 5mg Tablet?

Yes, dryness in the mouth is a common side-effect of this medicine. Keep sipping water or try chewing sugar-free gum to get relief from dryness in the mouth.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Buson 5mg Tablet?

Buson 5mg Tablet may make you dizzy and alcohol can make you dizzier. Limit your intake and consult your doctor for better advice.

Q. When should I call my doctor right away?

Get medical help right away if symptoms such as agitation, difficulty breathing, hallucinations, fast heart rate, excessive dizziness, flushing, nausea, persistent diarrhea develop.

Q. Why was Buson 5mg Tablet taken off the market?

Although Buson 5mg Tablet is no longer available in the market, the FDA confirmed that its withdrawal from the market was not due to concerns regarding safety or effectiveness.

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