Review: could Buspar cause Hunger?


Hunger is found among people who take Buspar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Depression . We study 11,046 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger 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)


Hunger has been reported by people with weight decreased, malignant neoplasm progression, weakness, diarrhea, coagulation time prolonged (latest reports from 10,189 Hunger patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

11,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar.
Among them, 62 people (0.56%) have Hunger

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Buspar cause Hunger?

Time on Buspar when people have Hunger *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Buspar *:

  • female: 48.39 %
  • male: 51.61 %

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Buspar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.96 %
  • 20-29: 3.92 %
  • 30-39: 17.65 %
  • 40-49: 29.41 %
  • 50-59: 7.84 %
  • 60+: 39.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (14 people)
  • Anxiety (10 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (8 people)
  • Affective Disorder (5 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (21 people)
  • Ambien (20 people)
  • Seroquel (15 people)
  • Prozac (11 people)
  • Ativan (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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