Buspirone HCI is an anti-anxiety medication prescribed for the treatment of some behavior disorders, especially when the behavior is related to fear or phobias. Like most anti-anxiety drugs, Buspirone HCI works by modifying chemicals in the brain to help reduce anxiety. Customers may receive this drug under the name BuSpar.
Buspirone hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety or tension associated with the stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with an anxiolytic.
Possible Side Effects
Possible side effects may include loss of appetite, nausea, headache, dizziness, hyperexcitability, aggression, restlessness, heart issues and sedation.
Drug & Food Interactions
Buspirone hydrochloride tablets should not be used in pets hypersensitive to buspirone hydrochloride. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) intended to treat depression should not be used with buspirone or within 14 days of stopping treatment with buspirone because of an increased risk of serotonin syndrome and/or elevated blood pressure.
This medication may react with other drugs including monoamine oxidase inhibitors, protein bound drugs, furazolidone and amitraz.
This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.
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