View Full Version : Busiperone (Buspar)

08-08-06, 14:31
I've been prescribed this med for general anxiety related to depression (as well as seroxat)

Has anyone else here used Buspar???

08-08-06, 16:02
Hi Dela,

I personally have never been on buspar but my husband was prescribed it when he tried to quit smoking due to the anxiety it would cause. He found it easy to go on and to come off of. I think it is a milder form of medicine that most. Hope this helps.


"Our thoughts are our reality"

08-08-06, 16:11
All the posts I can find are here ...

Anyone heard of BUSPIRONE??? (http://www.nomorepanic.co.uk/showthread.php?t=11948)


10-08-06, 17:12
Hi dela,

I've been on Buspar and found it gave me some immediate relief, though it takes about four to six weeks before the full effects start to show. It's an attractive alternative to benzos as it's non-addictive, doesn't cause severe withdrawal, and doesn't make you feel as zombified!! Typical doses are between 10 and 30 mg. It can be taken alongside other anti-depressants. Hope this helps x

11-08-06, 11:46
I've only been on them about 12 days. so far no effect. Feels like anxiety has worsened a bit. Constant tightness in my gut and lightheadedness.
I suppose it's just wait and see

(BTW in the past couple of days I have increased seroxat/paxil from 20 to 30 mg. This might be heightening anxiety also)

Very tired of all this... thanks

11-08-06, 18:02
Hi there :)
I was on Buspar years ago and frankly it didn't do much for my anxiety except make me tired. I was sleeping 15 or 16 hours a day and just couldn't function so I went back to the doc and switched meds.
I haven't had much luck with meds tho so I could just be the way my body reacted to it.
Hope it works well for you tho :)

15-08-06, 17:16
Still feeling anxious nearly all the time. What is the point in taking these meds if they don't work. Help.