azapirone

azapirone

(āz-ah-pēr-ōn),
A class of drugs with anxiolytic activity.
See also: buspirone hydrochloride.
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Buspirone is an azapirone anxiolytic agent that binds to both the serotonin and dopamine receptors in the brain.
Perospirone and Tiospirone are atypical antipsychotic drugs which are azapirone derivatives (Kikuyama et al., 2006; Yevich et al., 1986).
May take a week or as increased affection Azapirone longer to see results.
The five classes of drugs used most commonly for feline anxiety disorders are azapirones, benzodiazepines, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
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.