Review: taking Buspar and Melatonin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Buspar and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Buspar and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 49 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Buspar

Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Buspar 11,005 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 3,072 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

49 people who take Buspar, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Buspar and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Buspar:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Buspar:
  • female: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Buspar:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • confusional state
  • delirium
  • insomnia
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • speech disorder
  • ciliary muscle spasm
  • drooping eyelids
  • eczema
  • fatigue
  • vision blurred
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • heart rate
  • insomnia
  • ocd
  • anxiety disorder
  • ciliary muscle spasm
  • depression
  • drooping eyelids
  • eczema
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • sweating - excessive
  • anxiety disorder
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • lightheadedness - fainting
  • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
2 - 5 years:
  • anorgasmia
  • delayed ejaculation
  • depression
  • tinnitus
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • tinnitus
not specified:
  • brain oedema
  • pulmonary oedema
  • pain
  • back pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug abuse
  • drug ineffective
  • gait disturbance
  • neck pain
  • pulmonary embolism

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • back pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • gait disturbance
  • insomnia
  • neck pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • spinal column stenosis
  • pain
male:
  • brain oedema
  • pulmonary oedema
  • drug abuse
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • constipation
  • pain
  • sexual dysfunction

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • heart rate
  • insomnia
  • lightheadedness - fainting
  • ocd
  • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
20-29:
  • brain oedema
  • pulmonary oedema
  • drug abuse
  • bile duct stone
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • fear
  • injury
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
30-39:
  • urinary tract infection
40-49:
  • anaemia
  • blood triglycerides abnormal
  • connective tissue disorder
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dysphonia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • irritable bowel syndrome
50-59:
  • back pain
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • gait disturbance
  • neck pain
  • spinal column stenosis
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • scoliosis
  • somnolence
  • spinal osteoarthritis
60+:
  • hypokinesia
  • bradycardia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • confusional state
  • delirium
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • hypertension
  • insomnia
  • multiple myeloma

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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