Review: could Buspar cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Buspar, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Depression.
We study 10,149 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 761 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 11,061 Buspar users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne. (latest reports from 277,750 Depression patients)
On Apr, 14, 2015: 10,149 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 761 people (7.50%) have Depression.
Time on Buspar when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Buspar * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Buspar * :
Severity of Depression when taking Buspar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (138 people, 18.13%)
- Pain (128 people, 16.82%)
- Anxiety (120 people, 15.77%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (47 people, 6.18%)
- Insomnia (35 people, 4.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (181 people, 23.78%)
- Xanax (153 people, 20.11%)
- Prozac (135 people, 17.74%)
- Oxycontin (134 people, 17.61%)
- Prilosec (133 people, 17.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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