BuSpar (Buspirone) is an anxiolytic medicine, used to reduce fear, tension and anxiety associated with anxiety disorders. Buspirone affects the chemicals in your brain that may have become unbalanced and are causing anxiety.
Generic Buspar may also be marketed as: Ansial, Anxiron, Buspinol, Buspirone, Censpar.
*BuSpar® is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb
Generic BuSpar (buspirone) is an anti-anxiety medicine that affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety. Generic BuSpar is used to treat symptoms of anxiety, such as fear, tension, irritability, dizziness, pounding heartbeat, and other physical symptoms.
Take Generic BuSpar exactly as it was prescribed for you. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Generic BuSpar is usually taken for only a short time, such as 3 or 4 weeks. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
You may take Generic BuSpar with or without food but take it the same way each time.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Generic BuSpar: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Other common Generic BuSpar side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of Generic BuSpar.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with Generic BuSpar and lead to unwanted side effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by Generic BuSpar.
Tell your doctor about all medications you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with Generic BuSpar, especially:
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with Generic BuSpar, including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products.
Store at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Avoid storing at temperatures above 86 degrees F (30 degrees C). Keep out of the reach of children and away from pets.