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Tamspar 5mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Tamspar 5mg Tablet is a prescription medicine 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.

Tamspar 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. It is important that this medication is not 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 Tamspar Tablet

Side effects of Tamspar Tablet

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

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

How Tamspar Tablet works

Tamspar 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 Tamspar 5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tamspar 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tamspar 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
Tamspar 5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tamspar 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tamspar 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tamspar 5mg Tablet should is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tamspar 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tamspar 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tamspar 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Tamspar Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tamspar 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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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 Tamspar 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tamspar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Please suggest medicine as I suffer from high blood pressure(160/95) and Anxiety disorder I.e.always feel worried.I am non diabetic with no other ailment or disease.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Tab amlopress 5mg once daily
What is the best ayurvedic medicine for lethargy,dullness,obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar mood disorder,general anxiety disorder,gas,bloating,low digestive strength,low body energy,low concentration,too much attachment and paranoid behavior?
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mgayush.com/otc/jiva-ashwagandha-tablet-otc3299671-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.
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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.

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