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A drug, C21H31N5O2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat anxiety disorders.

[bu(tyl) + spir(ane), compound having two rings that share one atom (from German Spiran, from Latin spīra, coil; see spire2) + -one.]
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Noun1.buspirone - a drug (trade name BuSpar) designed specifically for anxiety
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability


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Only buspirone and hydroxyzine are FDA-approved for anxiety; buspirone monotherapy generally is ineffective for panic disorder.
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If symptoms are not controlled adequately, he may augment therapy by adding a drug from another class, such as buspirone, which has bowel-relaxing effects, or refer to a psychiatrist.
The study also concluded that buspirone, tricyclic antidepressants, and [beta]-blockers were either ineffective or had very limited use in the disorder (Acta.
Other 2002 introductions included buspirone HCl tablets, AB rated and bioequivalent to Bristol-Myers Squibb's BuSpar; izanidine HCl tablets, AB rated and bioequivalent to Elan Pharmaceuticals' Zanaflex; and torsemide tablets, AB rated and bioequivalent to Roche Laboratories Inc.
Sensitivity MS: 500 fg Buspirone should be at least S / N 100: 1 deliver;
Researchers have evaluated SSRIs, benzodiazepines, and buspirone in pediatric patients with GAD.
An arm of the STAR*D trial added either sustained-release bupropion or buspirone (Buspar) to the failed citalopram therapy.
For the indication anxiolysis plant extract based drugs (hops-, hypericum-preparations) and chemical compounds (antidepressants like amitriptylin, buspirone, benzodiazepines) are registered in Germany.