Buspar and Mood swings - from FDA reports
Mood swings 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 Zoloft, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Mood swings 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, 01, 2017
12,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar.
Among them, 154 people (1.24%) have Mood Swings
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Buspar when people have Mood Swings *:
- < 1 month: 83.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 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 Mood Swings when taking Buspar *:
- female: 70 %
- male: 30 %
Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Buspar *:
- 0-1: 0.91 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 6.36 %
- 20-29: 20.0 %
- 30-39: 10.0 %
- 40-49: 37.27 %
- 50-59: 19.09 %
- 60+: 6.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (54 people, 35.06%)
- Depression (48 people, 31.17%)
- Pain (29 people, 18.83%)
- Bipolar Disorder (19 people, 12.34%)
- Headache (18 people, 11.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (44 people, 28.57%)
- Tylenol (34 people, 22.08%)
- Seroquel (34 people, 22.08%)
- Risperdal (33 people, 21.43%)
- Klonopin (33 people, 21.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (69 people, 44.81%)
- Suicidal Ideation (68 people, 44.16%)
- Depression (64 people, 41.56%)
- Fatigue (57 people, 37.01%)
- Weight Increased (48 people, 31.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Mood swings 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)
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 41,676 Mood swings patients).
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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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