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Review: could Buspar cause Hunger?

Summary: Hunger could be caused by Buspar, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zyprexa, and have Anxiety.

We study 10,078 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger and more.

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Buspar

Buspar (latest outcomes from 10,981 users) has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Hunger

Hunger (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,849 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 56 people (0.56%) have Hunger. They amount to 0.10% of all the 58,794 people who have Hunger on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hunger in Buspar reports

Time on Buspar when people have Hunger * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hunger0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Buspar * :

FemaleMale
Hunger48.61%51.39%

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Buspar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hunger0.00%0.00%1.79%3.57%21.43%35.71%10.71%26.79%

Severity of Hunger when taking Buspar ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hunger ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (16 people, 28.57%)
  2. Depression (12 people, 21.43%)
  3. Affective disorder (11 people, 19.64%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (7 people, 12.50%)
  5. Hallucination, auditory (6 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (29 people, 51.79%)
  2. Zoloft (20 people, 35.71%)
  3. Lamictal (19 people, 33.93%)
  4. Ambien (19 people, 33.93%)
  5. Seroquel (18 people, 32.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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