Review: taking Buspar and Xanax together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Buspar and Xanax together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Buspar and Xanax. 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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Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 11,054 Buspar users) Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)
What are the drugs
Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 11,054 Buspar users)
Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)
On Jan, 8, 2015: 1,388 people who take Buspar, Xanax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
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|
|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)
|Xanax 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)
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||Neuropathy Peripheral||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Cholecystitis Chronic||Anxiety||Nail Disorder||Anxiety|
|Intentional Overdose||Burning Sensation||Musculoskeletal Disorder||Diabetic Nephropathy||Pancreatitis||Weight Increased||Myofascial Pain Syndrome||Depression|
|Aggression||Palpitations||Diabetic Neuropathy||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Pain||Dizziness||Nasal Congestion||Nausea|
|Pain||Tremor||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Decubitus Ulcer||Gallbladder Disorder||Insomnia||Nervous System Disorder||Pain|
|Dysphagia||Anxiety||Spinal Column Stenosis||Neuropathy Peripheral||Dizziness||Fear||Panic Attack||Chest Pain|
|Bipolar I Disorder||Feeling Abnormal||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Dizziness||Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Major Depression||Myocardial Infarction||Fatigue|
|Scar||Nervousness||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Crying||Diarrhoea||Suicidal Ideation||Muscular Weakness||Dyspnoea|
|Memory Impairment||Panic Attack||Back Pain||Acid Reflux||Fall||Pollakiuria||Flatulence||Dizziness|
|Burns Third Degree||Constipation||Hyperlipidaemia||Grand Mal Convulsion||Fatigue||Hyperglycaemia||Glossodynia||Fall|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Buspar is effective||33.33%|
(19 of 57 people)
(2 of 14 people)
|Xanax is effective||63.08%|
(41 of 65 people)
(8 of 15 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Oedema Peripheral||Drug Ineffective|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|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)
|Xanax 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)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||n/a||Pain||Anxiety||Completed Suicide||Anxiety||Fatigue||Dizziness|
|Food Craving||Gallbladder Disorder||Dyspnoea||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Insomnia||Depression||Confusional State|
|Fear||Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Panic Attack||Suicide Attempt||Chest Pain||Anxiety||Dyspnoea|
|Anxiety||Cholecystitis Chronic||Headache||Drug Toxicity Nos||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Nausea||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Major Depression||Substance Abuse||Chest Pain||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Suicidal Ideation||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue|
|Weight Increased||Confusional State||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Headache||Dizziness||Anxiety|
|Suicidal Ideation||Mental Impairment||Dizziness||Chest Pain||Oedema Peripheral||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.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Xanax (alprazolam) 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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- Xanax is used in:
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