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Review: taking Alprazolam and Buspar together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Alprazolam and Buspar together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Alprazolam and Buspar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,388 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Alprazolam has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 33,663 Alprazolam users)

Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 11,054 Buspar users)

On Jan, 5, 2015: 1,388 people who take Alprazolam, Buspar are studied

Alprazolam, Buspar outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Alprazolam (alprazolam)
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Alprazolam is effective40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
60.00%
(6 of 10 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
75.00%
(9 of 12 people)
92.86%
(13 of 14 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
n/a
Buspar is effective12.50%
(2 of 16 people)
16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suicide AttemptDizzinessBlood Triglycerides IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusPancreatitisAnxietyNervous System DisorderAnxiety
Intentional OverdoseBurning SensationBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlPainWeight IncreasedNasal CongestionDepression
AggressionPalpitationsDiabetic NeuropathyDiabetic NephropathyGallbladder DisorderFood CravingPanic AttackNausea
ScarAnxietyMusculoskeletal DisorderNeuropathy PeripheralDizzinessFearParaesthesiaPain
PainTremorType 2 Diabetes MellitusDecubitus UlcerSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionHyperglycaemiaParosmiaChest Pain
Bipolar I DisorderNervousnessNeuropathy PeripheralDizzinessCholecystitis ChronicInsomniaNail DisorderFatigue
DysphagiaFeeling AbnormalBack PainCryingDiarrhoeaSuicidal IdeationMyofascial Pain SyndromeDyspnoea
Memory ImpairmentFallSpinal Column StenosisFatigueAnxietyMajor DepressionHypoaesthesiaDizziness
Burns Third DegreeJoint InjuryHyperlipidaemiaAcid RefluxDepressionPollakiuriaMental DisorderFall
DepressionHaemorrhageHeadacheGrand Mal ConvulsionFallExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessMuscular WeaknessInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Alprazolam is effective63.08%
(41 of 65 people)
53.33%
(8 of 15 people)
Buspar is effective33.33%
(19 of 57 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnxietyAnxiety
NauseaDepression
DepressionFall
Chest PainFatigue
PainSuicidal Ideation
DyspnoeaPain
DizzinessDyspnoea
InsomniaDizziness
FatigueDrug Ineffective
Oedema PeripheralChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alprazolam is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
19.78%
(18 of 91 people)
26.47%
(9 of 34 people)
45.45%
(10 of 22 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
Buspar is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a11.76%
(2 of 17 people)
10.34%
(9 of 87 people)
17.65%
(6 of 34 people)
15.00%
(3 of 20 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes Mellitusn/aPainDepressionCompleted SuicideAnxietyFatigueDizziness
HyperglycaemiaDepressionAnxietyDiabetes MellitusDepressionFallNausea
Food CravingGallbladder DisorderDyspnoeaType 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomniaDepressionDyspnoea
FearSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionPanic AttackSuicide AttemptChest PainAnxietyFall
InjuryPancreatitisHeadacheNauseaPainNauseaConfusional State
AnxietyCholecystitis ChronicChest PainDrug Toxicity NosType 2 Diabetes MellitusCompleted SuicideCardiac Failure Congestive
Major DepressionSubstance AbuseHyperhidrosisDrug Withdrawal SyndromeSuicidal IdeationDrug IneffectiveFatigue
Weight IncreasedConfusional StateBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlOedema PeripheralDizzinessAnxiety
Suicidal IdeationMental ImpairmentFatigueChest PainHeadacheChest PainSyncope
PollakiuriaDehydrationDizzinessDepressionNauseaInsomniaPain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Alprazolam (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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.

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