Improves mood and relieves certain kinds of pain. Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is good for treating depression and anxiety, and may help with chronic pain. More likely than other antidepressants to cause problems if you drink or have high blood pressure. Helps you relax. Buspar (Buspirone) is effective for treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and less effective for short-term use. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
Best available price for 30 (60mg) capsules of cymbalta
Best available price for 60 (10mg) tablets of buspar
Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 4.84 Cymbalta
Reviews for Cymbalta
of people (All ages) say Cymbalta is worth it
say it works well
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Reviews for Buspar
+4% better vs. Cymbalta
-2% worse vs. Cymbalta
Side effects Cymbalta Buspar
Dry mouth 8%
Sleep difficulty 4%
Decreased appetite 5%
More Cymbalta side effects » More Buspar side effects » How it works Cymbalta Buspar Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant. It increases serotonin and norepinephrine activity in the brain, which regulates mood. Buspar (Buspirone) is an anti-anxiety medication. It's used to stabilize chemicals in the brain that control mood and nervousness. Type of medication Cymbalta Buspar Prescription only Prescription only Available as Cymbalta Buspar Used for Cymbalta Buspar Risk factors for serious side effects Cymbalta Buspar › Age 24 years or younger › Using other medications that affect serotonin › Stopping Cymbalta (Duloxetine) suddenly › History of high blood pressure › Taking other blood-thinning drugs Detailed Cymbalta (duloxetine) risks & warnings » › Taking with MAOIs › Taking with Zyvox or methylene blue › Taking with or converting from benzodiazepine medicines › Duration of treatment Detailed Buspar (buspirone) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
Alcohol Cymbalta Buspar No alcohol related info. › Avoid alcohol when taking Buspar (Buspirone).
Food Cymbalta Buspar › Take with food to avoid upset stomach. › Be consistent in taking Buspar (Buspirone) with or without food.
Kidneys and liver Cymbalta Buspar › Not a good option if you're a heavy drinker, or if you have liver or kidney problems. No kidneys and liver related info.
Pain Cymbalta Buspar › Full effects in 8 to 12 weeks for mood, 2 weeks for pain. No pain related info.
Sleep Cymbalta Buspar No sleep related info. › Can cause drowsiness or dizziness when you start taking Buspar (Buspirone). Be extremely careful of activities that require mental alertness, such as driving. Upsides and benefits Cymbalta Buspar › Effective at relieving depression and anxiety symptoms. › Lowers relapse rates for depression. › Can relieve some types of chronic pain. Might be particularly good at pain relief for people who are also depressed. › Six out of ten people who use an antidepressant for the first time find that it works for them. › Buspar (Buspirone) works very well to control the symptoms of generalized anxiety syndrome (GAD). › Buspar (Buspirone) doesn't cause physical dependence or withdrawal symptoms. › Buspar (Buspirone) is only available as a generic, so the price can be pretty cheap. Downsides and risks Cymbalta Buspar › Not a good option if you're a heavy drinker, or if you have liver or kidney problems. › Not the best option for people with high blood pressure. › Like most antidepressants, can cause higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior for people age 24 and younger. › The first antidepressant you try doesn't always work or it can cause side effects you really don't like. You might need to try a few different medications until you find one that works for you. › Buspar (Buspirone) can take as long as four weeks to become fully effective. › Not as effective for short-term anxiety conditions or panic disorders. › Most people find that it loses effectiveness over long periods of time. › Can cause drowsiness or dizziness when you start taking Buspar (Buspirone). Be extremely careful of activities that require mental alertness, such as driving. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Cymbalta Buspar › Take with food to avoid upset stomach. › Full effects in 8 to 12 weeks for mood, 2 weeks for pain. › Stop taking slowly to avoid withdrawal symptoms. › Tell your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or unusual thoughts. › Take doses at about the same time each day. › It can take several weeks to get the full effect. › Don't eat or drink grapefruit juice when using Buspar (Buspirone). › Don't use Buspar (Buspirone) within two weeks of using an MAO inhibitor (like Eldepryl, Parnate, or Marplan). › Be consistent in taking Buspar (Buspirone) with or without food. › Avoid alcohol when taking Buspar (Buspirone). Learn more More about Cymbalta Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Buspar Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert