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Review: could Buspar cause Mood swings?

Summary: 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.

We study 10,143 people who have side effects while taking Buspar from FDA and social media. Among them, 125 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings 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 11,055 Buspar users)

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,771 Mood swings patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 10,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Buspar. Among them, 125 people (1.23%) have Mood Swings.

Trend of Mood swings in Buspar reports

Time on Buspar when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings60.00%30.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Buspar * :

FemaleMale
Mood swings68.70%31.30%

Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Buspar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%0.00%6.12%21.43%11.22%38.78%18.37%4.08%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Buspar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (48 people, 38.40%)
  2. Depression (35 people, 28.00%)
  3. Pain (27 people, 21.60%)
  4. Headache (20 people, 16.00%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (16 people, 12.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (40 people, 32.00%)
  2. Klonopin (35 people, 28.00%)
  3. Risperdal (33 people, 26.40%)
  4. Seroquel (30 people, 24.00%)
  5. Depakote (29 people, 23.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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