What is Buspirone Hydrochloride used for?
Buspirone Hydrochloride is an anti-anxiety medication prescribed as a short term treatment for patients suffering from a variety of anxiety disorders. It operates by balancing the levels of neurotransmitters to regulate mood and prevent symptoms such as an elevated heart rate, stomach aches, or trouble breathing. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Buspirone Hydrochloride?
Buspirone Hydrochloride tablets should be taken according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective use. It is normally taken two to three times each day, but your individual instructions will depend on the severity of your symptoms. Never change the form of the tablets by crushing, chewing, or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist if you have any questions about using the medication to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Buspirone Hydrochloride?
Some patients have reported experiencing side effects while using Buspirone Hydrochloride including:
Tell your physician if any of these symptoms become intense or if you experience more serious side effects such as chest pain, faintness, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require changes to your treatment or emergency medical attention.
Do not begin using Buspirone Hydrochloride if you have epilepsy or hereditary blood disorders. Also disclose if you have decreased liver or kidney function as this may require reduced dosages or application frequency to prevent potential health problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Buspirone Hydrochloride. Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.