Review: Buspar and Melatonin drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Buspar and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 36 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Buspar (latest outcomes from 10,963 users) has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,545 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 36 people who reported to have interactions when taking Buspar, Melatonin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)
- Melatonin (melatonin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Buspar, Melatonin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)||5|
|Brain Oedema (excess accumulation of fluid in the intracellular or extracellular spaces of the brain)||5|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Buspar, Melatonin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)||2|
|Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (abnormal increase in heart rate on becoming upright)||1|
|Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Buspirone hcl
- Fish oil
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Melatonin (melatonin) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:
- Buspar is used in:
- Melatonin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Buspar alternatives:
- Melatonin alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By meisels: Can melatonin cause precocious puberty
can the use of Melatonin to help kids (girls) fall asleep cause Precocious puberty?
- By Tim: Has anyone suffered from muscle spasms/convulsions with increased blood pressure and anxiety when stopping use of melatonin?
Was using only 10 mg. daily of Inderal plus 1 mg. synthetic Melatonin 5 nights a week. Stopped the Melatonin in August and have had high blood pressure ever since, with my doc putting me on the other meds listed. Does Doxylamine worsen BP problems? Most importantly, has anyone experienced nightti ...
- By Mr. Restless: I have nightmares almost every night with thrashing and kicking...is this caused by my medications
Diagnosed with sleep apnea 2 years ago and uses a C-pap machine every night.
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- By AJP: Buspar and side effects to include mood swings resulting in self harm idealization
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