Review: could Buspar cause Low Blood Sugar?


Summary

Low blood sugar is found among people who take Buspar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 10,220 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar 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 10,989 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, blood glucose increased, weakness, blood glucose decreased (latest reports from 20,284 Low blood sugar patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

10,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar.
Among them, 62 people (0.61%) have Low Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Buspar cause Low blood sugar?

Time on Buspar when people have Low Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Buspar *:

  • female: 41.94 %
  • male: 58.06 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Buspar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 30.0 %
  • 50-59: 30.0 %
  • 60+: 31.67 %

Severity if Low Blood Sugar when taking Buspar **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Low Blood Sugar **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (22 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (17 people)
  • Anxiety (17 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (13 people)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (26 people)
  • Seroquel (24 people)
  • Glucophage (18 people)
  • Zyprexa (17 people)
  • Tenormin (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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