azapirone

azapirone

(āz-ah-pēr-ōn),
A class of drugs with anxiolytic activity.
See also: buspirone hydrochloride.
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Buspirone is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the azapirone chemical class and is primarily used to treat generalised anxiety disorder.
15,16] However, there is evidence for a range of other agents, including pregabalin, agomelatine, older antidepressants such as tricylics (TCAs), benzodiazepines, the azapirone buspirone, the antihistamine agent hydroxyzine, the first-generation antipsychotic trifluoperazine and the second-generation antipsychotic quetiapine.