Could Buspar cause Diabetes - from FDA reports
Diabetes 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 Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 12,046 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA. Among them, 324 have Diabetes. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes and more.
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Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Buspar 13,626 users)
Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 273,982 Diabetes patients).
On Dec, 27, 2016
12,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar.
Among them, 324 people (2.69%) have Diabetes
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Buspar when people have Diabetes *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 33.33 %
Gender of people who have Diabetes when taking Buspar *:
- female: 67.18 %
- male: 32.82 %
Age of people who have Diabetes when taking Buspar *:
- 0-1: 1.04 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.04 %
- 20-29: 8.68 %
- 30-39: 20.49 %
- 40-49: 36.11 %
- 50-59: 23.96 %
- 60+: 8.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (129 people, 39.81%)
- Stress And Anxiety (106 people, 32.72%)
- Bipolar Disorder (85 people, 26.23%)
- Sleep Disorder (67 people, 20.68%)
- Schizophrenia (43 people, 13.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (247 people, 76.23%)
- Zyprexa (143 people, 44.14%)
- Risperdal (123 people, 37.96%)
- Prozac (90 people, 27.78%)
- Abilify (88 people, 27.16%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (97 people, 29.94%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (60 people, 18.52%)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (49 people, 15.12%)
- Chest Pain (46 people, 14.20%)
- Weight Increased (45 people, 13.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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