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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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)
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
Drug combinations in study:
- Alprazolam (alprazolam)
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Alprazolam is effective||40.00%|
(4 of 10 people)
(5 of 12 people)
(6 of 10 people)
(8 of 17 people)
(9 of 12 people)
(13 of 14 people)
(4 of 5 people)
|Buspar is effective||12.50%|
(2 of 16 people)
(3 of 18 people)
(3 of 10 people)
(4 of 11 people)
(3 of 6 people)
(4 of 7 people)
(2 of 3 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Suicide Attempt||Dizziness||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Pancreatitis||Anxiety||Nervous System Disorder||Anxiety|
|Intentional Overdose||Burning Sensation||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Pain||Weight Increased||Nasal Congestion||Depression|
|Aggression||Palpitations||Diabetic Neuropathy||Diabetic Nephropathy||Gallbladder Disorder||Food Craving||Panic Attack||Nausea|
|Scar||Anxiety||Musculoskeletal Disorder||Neuropathy Peripheral||Dizziness||Fear||Paraesthesia||Pain|
|Pain||Tremor||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Decubitus Ulcer||Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Hyperglycaemia||Parosmia||Chest Pain|
|Bipolar I Disorder||Nervousness||Neuropathy Peripheral||Dizziness||Cholecystitis Chronic||Insomnia||Nail Disorder||Fatigue|
|Dysphagia||Feeling Abnormal||Back Pain||Crying||Diarrhoea||Suicidal Ideation||Myofascial Pain Syndrome||Dyspnoea|
|Memory Impairment||Fall||Spinal Column Stenosis||Fatigue||Anxiety||Major Depression||Hypoaesthesia||Dizziness|
|Burns Third Degree||Joint Injury||Hyperlipidaemia||Acid Reflux||Depression||Pollakiuria||Mental Disorder||Fall|
|Depression||Haemorrhage||Headache||Grand Mal Convulsion||Fall||Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||Muscular Weakness||Insomnia|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Alprazolam is effective||63.08%|
(41 of 65 people)
(8 of 15 people)
|Buspar is effective||33.33%|
(19 of 57 people)
(2 of 14 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Oedema Peripheral||Chest Pain|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Alprazolam is effective||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(8 of 18 people)
(18 of 91 people)
(9 of 34 people)
(10 of 22 people)
(2 of 9 people)
|Buspar is effective||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 17 people)
(9 of 87 people)
(6 of 34 people)
(3 of 20 people)
(1 of 8 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||n/a||Pain||Depression||Completed Suicide||Anxiety||Fatigue||Dizziness|
|Food Craving||Gallbladder Disorder||Dyspnoea||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Insomnia||Depression||Dyspnoea|
|Fear||Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Panic Attack||Suicide Attempt||Chest Pain||Anxiety||Fall|
|Anxiety||Cholecystitis Chronic||Chest Pain||Drug Toxicity Nos||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Completed Suicide||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Major Depression||Substance Abuse||Hyperhidrosis||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Suicidal Ideation||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue|
|Weight Increased||Confusional State||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Oedema Peripheral||Dizziness||Anxiety|
|Suicidal Ideation||Mental Impairment||Fatigue||Chest Pain||Headache||Chest Pain||Syncope|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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In the past 3 months I've had numerous medication changes. I never had problems with blood pressure, cholesterol or sugar. I go for blood tests every three months to see if my Synthroid needs to be adjusted and the lab does a battery of other tests also.
Last year my blood sugar was 84 and cholesterol 181.
In April, my blood sugar was 123 and cholesterol 215.
Today, the results of my labs were blood sugar 124 and cholesterol 252!! I've been eating healthier than I ever have, salads, fresh veggies, fresh fruit, no white foods, low carbs, oats and other whole grains. I have not been eating sugar, I don't eat beef or pork, I've been eating salmon, and chicken or turkey if I eat meat with my meals, most of the time I don't, I get protein from beans or quinoa.
I walk for exercise and clean houses. I don't drink or smoke. I am totally clueless as to why the test results were so bad when I was doing everything right. I also take herbs. Cinnamon, Bitter Melon and Fenugreek to lower sugar, also drinking water that Okra has been soaking in. For cholesterol, I take Cholestoff, Krill Oil (highest dosage,) and Red Yeast Rice.
unexplained weight gain
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Complete drug side effects:
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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Alprazolam is used in:
- Buspar is used in:
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