Review: could Buspar cause Depression?
We study 10,111 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 589 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Buspar (latest outcomes from 11,018 users) has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Depression (latest reports from 1,149,156 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 10,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 760 people (7.52%) have Depression. They amount to 0.07% of all the 1,149,703 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.
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How people recovered from Depression ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (137 people, 18.03%)
- Pain (128 people, 16.84%)
- Anxiety (119 people, 15.66%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (47 people, 6.18%)
- Insomnia (35 people, 4.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (181 people, 23.82%)
- Xanax (152 people, 20.00%)
- Prozac (135 people, 17.76%)
- Oxycontin (134 people, 17.63%)
- Prilosec (133 people, 17.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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