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Review: Pristiq and Buspar

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pristiq and Buspar. It is created by eHealthMe based on 99 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 7, 2014: 99 people who reported to have interactions when taking Pristiq, Buspar are studied

Trend of Pristiq, Buspar's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3299874)

Drug combinations in study:
- Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate)
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Pristiq, Buspar:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety51
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)32
Drug Ineffective32
Hypertension (high blood pressure)30
Suicide Attempt28
Headache (pain in head)28
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)27
Dizziness22
Nervousness20
Pain18

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Pristiq, Buspar:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dizziness7
Anger6
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)6
Head Discomfort4
Loss Of Consciousness4
Fall4
Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)4
Irritability4
Headache (pain in head)4
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)4

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pristiq0.00%28.57%28.57%28.57%14.29%
Buspar0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression
  2. Anxiety
  3. Major depression
  4. Insomnia
  5. Hypertension

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Buspirone hcl
  2. Klonopin
  3. Ambien
  4. Chantix
  5. Seroquel

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate) is often used to treat depression. Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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