Buspar is the brand name of the drug Buspirone. Buspirone is an antianxiety drug, which is used to treat generalized anxiety disorder and other anxiety disorders. It works by reducing the amount and blocking the action of serotonin in the brain.
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Query: Dear Doctor, I am a 24 year old female, was prescribed with Celexa 20mg once daily and Buspar 5mg twice daily for severe anxiety/panic attacks. Both of these medicines are SSRIs though, and I read about it online that everyone/every source says never to take them at the same time due to risk of ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are not on too high a dose of celexa or buspar. However serotonin syndrome is not always dose dependant. I feel just the chills and sedation are too general to be indicative of serotonin syndrome. You should have some level of muscle rigidity, high fever, muscular ... Read Full »