Review: could Buspar cause Low blood sugar?
Summary: Low blood sugar could be caused by Buspar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 10,078 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 10,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 58 people (0.58%) have Low Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.04% of all the 156,475 people who have Low Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
Time on Buspar when people have Low blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood sugar||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Buspar * :
|Low blood sugar||42.86%||57.14% |
Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Buspar * :
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.56%||3.28%||29.51%||29.51%||31.15% |
Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Buspar ** :
How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (23 people, 39.66%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 36.21%)
- Bipolar disorder (20 people, 34.48%)
- Insomnia (14 people, 24.14%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (13 people, 22.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (32 people, 55.17%)
- Seroquel (28 people, 48.28%)
- Zyprexa (20 people, 34.48%)
- Glucophage (18 people, 31.03%)
- Lipitor (17 people, 29.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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