The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- How you respond to buspirone
- Other medications you may be taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Buspirone Dosing for more information.)
As with any medicine, side effects are possible. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of buspirone include, but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Buspirone to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
You can also read about specific buspirone side effects in the following eMedTV articles: