Review: could Buspar cause Depression?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 24, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,000 people who take Buspar. Among them, 730 have Depression. See who they are, when they have Depression and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Buspar (latest outcomes from 10,963 users) has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Buspar include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.
Depression (latest reports from 1,119,077 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 9,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 730 people (7.47%) have Depression.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (130 people, 17.81%)
- Pain (128 people, 17.53%)
- Anxiety (117 people, 16.03%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (47 people, 6.44%)
- Insomnia (34 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (178 people, 24.38%)
- Xanax (146 people, 20.00%)
- Oxycontin (134 people, 18.36%)
- Prozac (133 people, 18.22%)
- Prilosec (131 people, 17.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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