Improves mood and helps you relax. Prozac (Fluoxetine) is good for treating depression and anxiety. It's more energizing than other antidepressants, but may not be the best choice for people who have trouble sleeping. 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.
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Side effects Prozac Buspar
Sleep difficulty 18%
Muscle weakness 5%
Loss of appetite 7%
More Prozac side effects » More Buspar side effects » How it works Prozac Buspar Prozac (Fluoxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It increases serotonin 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 Prozac Buspar Prescription only Prescription only Available as Prozac Buspar Pill Delayed release capsule Liquid Used for Prozac Buspar Risk factors for serious side effects Prozac Buspar › Age 24 years or younger › Using other medications that affect serotonin › Stopping Prozac (Fluoxetine) suddenly › History of heart problems › History of liver problems Detailed Prozac (fluoxetine) 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 Prozac Buspar No alcohol related info. › Avoid alcohol when taking Buspar (Buspirone).
Food Prozac Buspar › Take in the morning with food to avoid side effects. › Be consistent in taking Buspar (Buspirone) with or without food.
Sex Prozac Buspar › Can cause sexual side effects like low libido and an inability to orgasm or ejaculate. No sex related info.
Sleep Prozac 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 Prozac Buspar › Effective at relieving depression and anxiety symptoms. › Lowers relapse rates of depression and bulimia nervosa. › Causes less sleepiness than other antidepressants. › It's more energizing than other antidepressants, so it's good for people who have low energy. › It has been used to treat depression for a long time, so there's a lot of information available about how it works and how safe it is. › 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 Prozac Buspar › Can cause sexual side effects like low libido and an inability to orgasm or ejaculate. › Can increase feelings of anxiety or cause headaches during the first few weeks of taking it. These effects should go away over time. › More likely than other antidepressants to interact with other medications you're taking. › Like most antidepressants, it can cause a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior for people younger than 24. › 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 Prozac Buspar › Take in the morning with food to avoid side effects. › Takes about 8 to 12 weeks to see the medication's full effects on your mood. › Stop taking it slowly to avoid getting 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 Prozac Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Buspar Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert