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Ativan vs. Buspar for Anxiety

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Ativan

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Other Names: Lorazepam   Lorazepam Intensol

Buspar

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/ 38,453 posts
Other Names: Buspirone
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 190,699 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 38,453 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
Buspirone (trade name Buspar) is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the piperazine and azapirone chemical classes, and is primarily used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) gained Food and Drug Administration of bu... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Cindy L Moore
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
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What patients are saying about Ativan vs. Buspar

2,130 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of that, but she did feel the drug lessened her anxiety...
...away completely. She ended up quitting the Buspar because of that, but she did feel the drug lessened her anxiety by a substantial ...dizziness from the Buspar worse to take Ativan at the...
your Dr. about using BuSpar. BuSpar is an anti-anxiety...
...with your Dr. about using BuSpar. BuSpar is an anti-anxiety medication that is not ...good choice for you. I weaned off of Ativan 4 mg/day and now I take BuSpar every morning and at bedtime....
cheical as well. We use Buspar and Zoloft. Also the Ativan...
...as well. We use Buspar and Zoloft. Also the Ativan prn. Does Ativan make you sleepy. Whatever, that is GEAT NEWS************* Maybe we should switch my Buspar to Paxil. I have entertained...
was on ativan but switched to buspar because it's non-habit...
...was on ativan but switched to buspar because it's non-habit forming...
my doctor switch me from Ativan to Buspar since Buspar isnt...
...felt another anxiety attack coming on he kind of sighed like he was annoyed. So my question is how do you deal with it alone? I had my doctor switch me from Ativan to Buspar since Buspar isnt...
Effexor and he is changing my Ativan to Buspar to take on a...
...Effexor and he is changing my Ativan to Buspar to take on a regular ...as I was only taking Ativan for emergencies and sometimes by ...to work. I will take buspar on a regular basis to...
and being switched to xanax from ativan now them wanting me...
...fear,but the risperdal is not good for the heart problem which i ...i guess..but risperdal is bad for the ...and being switched to xanax from ativan now them wanting me to go on buspar im sca...
over from the Ativan to the Xanax? Have you stabilized at...
...I have heard it takes time for Buspar to build up in the ...to do a search of Buspar in the upper right hand ...crossing over from the Ativan to the Xanax? Have you stabilized at...
took BusPar for a couple years after having been on Ativan...
My dtr took BusPar for a couple years after having been on Ativan. It was not bad, but ...My dh has been taking BusPar for years, and has worked ...it. I also have trialed BusPar as a prn here...
to buspar so we did actually switch to Celexa 10mg any...
...I am alergic to buspar so we did actually switch to Celexa 10mg any good things about it for GAD and what is ...deciding between the ativan and klonopin an...
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