Generic Name: Buspirone hydrochloride
Product Name: Buspar
Partial agonist at serotonin 5HT1A receptors
Initially 5mg 3 times daily, increase by 5mg every 2-3 days until optimal response achieved
Usual range: 20-30mg daily in 2-3 divided doses
Maximum: 60mg daily. Elderly 30mg daily.
Severe renal impairment: May need to reduce dose by up to half
Common side effects
Uncommon side effects
- Chest pain
- Dry mouth
- Tardive dyskinesia
- Serotonin syndrome
For further information talk to your doctor.