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buspirone

 [bu-spi´rōn]
an antianxiety agent not related chemically to others; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt.

buspirone

/bu·spi·rone/ (bu-spi´rōn) an antianxiety agent used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of anxiety disorders and the short-term relief of anxiety symptoms.

buspirone

(byo͞o-spī′rōn′)
n.
A drug, C21H31N5O2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat anxiety disorders.

buspirone

An anti-anxiolytic psychotropic agent of the azaspirodecanedione class, which is unrelated to benzodiazepines, barbiturates or other sedatives.
 
Adverse effects
Dizziness, insomnia, nervousness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, fatigue.

Warning
Avoid MAOIs when using buspirone.
 
Route
Oral and transdermal; initial adult dosage is 15 mg/day; maximum, 60 mg/day.
 
Mechanism of action
Buspirone has an affinity for both serotonin (5-HT1A) and dopamine (D2) receptors; its mechanism of action is currently unknown.

buspirone

Buspar® Neuropharmacology A psychotropic agent for managing anxiety and ADD. See Attention deficit disorder.

buspirone

A non-benzodiazepine antianxiety drug with slow onset of effect. A brand name is Buspar.

Buspirone

An antianxiety medication that is also given for withdrawal symptoms. It is sold under the trade name BuSpar.

buspirone

a nonsedating antianxiety drug used in dogs and cats.
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