Buspar and Insomnia - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Buspar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,425 people who have side effects when taking Buspar from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 11, 2017
12,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar.
Among them, 554 people (4.46%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Buspar when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 47.37 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
- 2 - 5 years: 21.05 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Buspar *:
- female: 63.28 %
- male: 36.72 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Buspar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.22 %
- 10-19: 3.45 %
- 20-29: 6.68 %
- 30-39: 14.66 %
- 40-49: 28.02 %
- 50-59: 25.22 %
- 60+: 21.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (154 people, 27.80%)
- Stress And Anxiety (113 people, 20.40%)
- Pain (68 people, 12.27%)
- Sleep Disorder (39 people, 7.04%)
- Bipolar Disorder (39 people, 7.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (93 people, 16.79%)
- Seroquel (84 people, 15.16%)
- Paxil (84 people, 15.16%)
- Zoloft (77 people, 13.90%)
- Ambien (74 people, 13.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (208 people, 37.55%)
- Depression (157 people, 28.34%)
- Nausea (140 people, 25.27%)
- Fatigue (130 people, 23.47%)
- Suicidal Ideation (123 people, 22.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Insomnia when taking Buspar?
Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Buspar 14,096 users)
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hi everyone~ i need help with nightmares and night terrors and sleep paralysis... i've had all these issues for my life but since i was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and have been taking levothyroxine it feels like my nightmares are more vivid and jarring 😰 it causes me anxiety at night to ...
I have been on Buspar 5 mg twice daily for almost 2 weeks and it has helped but I'm still having moments of anxiety and my doc has said I can increase to 7.5 mg twice a day but I'm apprehensive that is could make the anxiety worse. I welcome any feedback. Thanks!
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