Buspar Dosage Guide

Which Dosage Is Best? Find Out Here

The best Buspar dosage usually depends in individual factors such as age, medical condition, overall physical condition, other medications one may be taking, and other factors.

What Is Buspar?

Buspar is a prescription medication used to treat the symptoms of anxiety symptoms such as nervousness, anxiety, fear, dizziness, irritability, rapid pulse, rapid respiration, and other possible physical reactions to anxiety.

It works by interaction with the chemicals in the brain that contribute to anxiety.

Common Buspar Dosages

A typical starting dose is 15 mg daily; it may be taken with or without food. The dose may be increased by 5 mg in intervals of every 2 to 3 days.

Generally, the maximum daily dosage should not exceed 60 mg daily, as doses in excess of that amount yield little clinical benefit. In addition, larger doses such as 60 mg are often divided into 30 mg per day.

If You Miss A Dose

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If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then. Do not double up doses in order to make up for a missed dose.

Safety Precautions

Only take this medication as prescribed under the direct supervision of your doctor. Do not share your medication with others, or sell your prescription medication.

Do not adjust your dosage without first consulting with your doctor. If you wish to discontinue your medication, inform your doctor first.

Do not skip doses; do not take a double does to make up for a missed dose.

If you experience any adverse or serious side effects, report them to your prescribing doctor immediately. If your symptoms are severe enough, seek emergency medical attention in order to stabilize your symptoms. After you are discharged from the emergency room, follow up with your prescribing doctor and informed them about your situation. 

Once you are stabilzed and discharged from the hospital, follow up with your prescribing doctor.

As always, become an informed healthcare consumer by becoming as informed as possible about what you are putting into your body.

When you meet with your doctor, ask lots of questions. Do not be afraid to tell you doctor what is or is not working for you. Rather, you should actively work with your doctor in order to find what works best for you in terms of dosage, medication times, etc. 

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