Review: could Buspar cause Diabetes?


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 11,046 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 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 11,647 users)


Diabetes has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, cardiac failure congestive, stroke, blood glucose increased (latest reports from 141,088 Diabetes patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

11,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar.
Among them, 316 people (2.86%) have Diabetes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Buspar cause Diabetes?

Time on Buspar when people have Diabetes *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes when taking Buspar *:

  • female: 68.04 %
  • male: 31.96 %

Age of people who have Diabetes when taking Buspar *:

  • 0-1: 1.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.06 %
  • 20-29: 8.16 %
  • 30-39: 20.21 %
  • 40-49: 36.52 %
  • 50-59: 24.11 %
  • 60+: 8.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (126 people)
  • Anxiety (104 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (85 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (66 people)
  • Schizophrenia (43 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (245 people)
  • Zyprexa (140 people)
  • Risperdal (122 people)
  • Prozac (88 people)
  • Neurontin (88 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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