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Review: Buspar and Viibryd





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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Buspar and Viibryd. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Buspar 11,044 users)

Viibryd has active ingredients of vilazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Viibryd 1,714 users)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 24 people who take Buspar, Viibryd are studied

Buspar, Viibryd outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)
- Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Buspar is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Viibryd is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
InsomniaDepressionHeadacheErectile DysfunctionDepressionn/an/aDiarrhoea
FatigueAbnormal DreamsGait DisturbanceWeight IncreasedGerdInsomnia
Blood Glucose IncreasedErectile DysfunctionPyrexiaMusculoskeletal PainAnxietyVomiting
ErythemaGerdConfusional StateAngerErythema
VomitingAnxietyHallucination, AuditoryAbnormal DreamsFatigue
DiarrhoeaHeart Rate IrregularWeight IncreasedMuscle Twitching
Eye PainMajor Depressive DisorderBlood Glucose Increased
Gastrointestinal HypomotilityAngerTinnitus
DeathInsomniaSomnolence
TinnitusVertigo

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Buspar is effective18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Viibryd is effective37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DiarrhoeaInsomnia
InsomniaMuscle Twitching
ErythemaEye Pain
FatigueTinnitus
Blood Glucose IncreasedSomnolence
VomitingGastrointestinal Hypomotility
Confusional StateDeath
Hallucination, AuditoryIrritability
PyrexiaVertigo
Gait DisturbanceAnxiety

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Buspar is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Viibryd is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aInsomniaAbnormal DreamsEye PainErythema
DepressionTinnitusFatigue
Suicide AttemptGastrointestinal HypomotilityBlood Glucose Increased
GerdIrritabilityVomiting
AngerDeathDiarrhoea
Heart Rate IrregularInsomniaNightmare
StomachacheSomnolenceAnxiety
Weight IncreasedVertigoTremor
AnxietyHallucination, AuditoryMajor Depressive Disorder
AgitationInsomnia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Buspar doesn't help anxiety and causes anger (1 response)
    My child has severe anxiety disorder the physchotrist said he has every type of anxity he started taking buspar last year it hasn't helped his anxiety at all but it makes him severly angeryhtalked to his new dr and she said he is no longer going to be taking buspar thank God this medication should not be written for anxiety alone or wprescribed for anxiety it does not help at leat not my son it has made our life a nightmare.
  • Generalised anxiety relief for me
    It's been almost a year on Viibryd. I have not had the brain fog/lack of personality I had with Zoloft, I feel like myself and not a zombie. It was a slightly rough start the first two weeks of it due to some increased agitation and insomnia but at a snap of a finger that was gone. I'm on a mild dose of 10mg which seems to do the trick. I do however notice quickly if I miss a dose. There have been no sexual side effets and as far as weight gain... there's been a some but I was also post-baby, tubes tied and started on birth control due to hormone issues so i'm not sure I can blame it on the Viibryd. I take the 20mg pill and cut it in half but i've taken the 10mg and i almost feel like the 10mg (no cutting of it) works better... I'm overall a happy camper with this drug.
  • Buspar and chest painosborn@
    Dr.prescribed Buspar for the severe anxiety I was experiencing with my PMDD. I took 1 10mg tablet.i did not have any effect from this drug , so I took another 10mg tab. And the started having sharp chest pains. Has this happened to anyone else?
  • Buspirone and biotin
    I took only 1 10,000Mcg biotin capsule and 1 buspirone (sorry to not have dosage) at roughly the sAme time (aprx 2pm).later that night, I felt severe anxiety and a giant ” knot” in my chest causing difficulty breathing. Few hours passed then I began to feel a sharp throbbing pain in left side and lower abdomen almost coming in waves leading up to violent vomiting. Never again.
  • Went to dr. for high blood pressure.... dr. thought i was depressed and gave me samples of viibyrd....blood pressure kept increasing(205/117) (1 response)
    Made appointment with family dr. for my high blood pressure( 200/105)..he seemed to think I was depressed....He changed my blood pressure med and gave me Viibyrd...After taking one pill blood pressure increased to 227/107...Also, had like electrical shock sensations from heart..NEVER!!!!would I take this medication again...

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  • I need to know the possible side effects, i am afraid of worsening stomach cramps, and want to prevent any possible weight gain

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • The dreams are good and bad. They are vivid as if they are real. They are reaccurring even after I wake up an fall back to sleep.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Just got out of hospital 3 weeks ago and had 3 ECT treatments

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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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