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Review: could Buspar cause Insomnia?





Summary: Insomnia 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 Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 10,130 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 444 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Buspar

Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Buspar 11,044 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Insomnia 135,811 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 10,130 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 683 people (6.74%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Buspar reports

Time on Buspar when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia30.30%21.21%12.12%12.12%12.12%12.12%0.00%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Buspar * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia63.98%36.02%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Buspar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.17%3.42%4.62%18.97%26.32%24.27%22.22%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Buspar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%30.77%46.15%23.08%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (116 people, 16.98%)
  2. Anxiety (80 people, 11.71%)
  3. Pain (68 people, 9.96%)
  4. Insomnia (38 people, 5.56%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (31 people, 4.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (103 people, 15.08%)
  2. Zoloft (100 people, 14.64%)
  3. Paxil (89 people, 13.03%)
  4. Ambien (87 people, 12.74%)
  5. Seroquel (79 people, 11.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My insomnia was provoked by a 'medicine cocktail', prescribed medications that were contraindicated. I just had a rough experience with Serotonin Syndrome, grateful to be alive.

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