What is Buspirone Hydrochloride used for?
Buspirone HCL is an anti-anxiety medication prescribed as a short term treatment for patients suffering from anxiety. The medication operates by balancing levels of chemicals in the brain to reduce symptoms such as nervousness, fear, dizziness, or pounding heartbeats. Your doctor may also prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Buspirone Hydrochloride?
Follow your doctor`s instructions while using Buspirone HCL to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet administered two to three times daily, but your particular instructions will depend on your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, but a meal or snack is suggested before use if you get an upset stomach. Do not change the form of the tablets by crushing, splitting, or chewing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Buspirone Hydrochloride?
Side effects that may occur while using Buspiron HCL include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are faintness, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, or difficulty breathing. Inform your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure the correct changes are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Buspirone HCL should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, children, or who have epilepsy, severely reduced liver function, or severely decreased kidney function. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you have mild or moderately decreased liver or kidney function as these conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special alterations to your regimen.
Strictly use Buspirone HCL as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Buspirone HCL may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.