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Buspirone vs. Hydroxyzine for Anxiety

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Buspirone

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/ 7,686 posts
Other Names: Buspar

Hydroxyzine

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/ 12,669 posts
Other Names: Atarax   Vistaril   Hydroxyzine HCl
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 7,686 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 12,669 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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
Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rebecca
June 1, 2014
Rebecca wrote
Hydroxyzine Weight Gain/Bloat/Constipation. Gah!
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By Dar
March 21, 2014
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Hydroxyzine
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By Eleanor
January 29, 2014
Eleanor wrote
hydroxyzine was precribed for me for itching (eczema) nwo doc is taking me off it
Also, was prescribed for eczema. Not worth the side effects
Amanda  |  July 28, 2014
Have you tried switching out your soaps? My sister bought me "Sappo Soap" it's oatmeal and aloe vera, very mild and lasts long. Also some witch hazel on the areas where the itch is. I've had too many side effects with Hydroxyzine and decided to change up as much as I could- like ALL no allergen detergent for clothes, the oatmeal soap, etc. (Or Basis soap if you can't find Sappo) it's helped a lot for me. Hope it works for you - and make sure you don't have an allergy to Propylene Glycol. I swi
Rebecca  |  June 1, 2014
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September 24, 2013
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Ritalin and Atarax
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What patients are saying about Buspirone vs. Hydroxyzine

120 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
had no problems with it. I combine it with Buspirone. Any...
...became acclimated, I had no problems with it. I combine it with Buspirone. Any time I go ...family get together I use Hydroxyzine. Hydroxyzine works wonders for my social anxiety. Make sure ...
taking buspirone. when i was switching from xanax....
...remember taking buspirone. when i was switching from xanax. but am having a difficult time recalling my experience. Hydroxyzine worked very well, however,...
Hydroxyzine and buspirone havent helped, and I am wondering...
...disorder/generalised anxiety/melancholic depression sufferer, depression and panic controled ...use it almost every day. Hydroxyzine and buspirone havent helped, and I am wondering ...want m...
? Hydroxyzine ? I tried the latter and it helped too. I...
...but without the sexual side effects of SSRIs. And they're good for anxiety because they're sedating. I'm on 20mg doxepin, was ...What about buspirone ? Hydroxyzine ? I tried the latter and i...
I was fine but this morning I am feeling a little dizzy...
...the buspirone last night and now took one this morning (half a pill, but I cant remember the dosage off hand) any ways last night I was fine but this morning I am feeling a little dizzy...I hope...
I have adverse reactions to hydroxyzine, buspirone just...
...NOT WANT. My grandparents were addicted to pain ...working right now. I have adverse reactions to hydroxyzine, buspirone just made things worse but I have yet to try clonidine or quanfancine, wh...
feel horrible and hydroxyzine is much better. but everyone...
...called buspirone) i just know buspar made me feel horrible and hydroxyzine is much better. but everyone is different. my...
pill not as strong as SSRis but all without ED side effects...
...groggy the next morning..and buspirone,, a mild chill pill not as strong as SSRis but all without ED side effects Have you asked your physician for hydroxyzine? An antihistamine with anti...
PAM 25mg I have mild anxiety and depression with...
...mirtazapine 15mg. Also Hydroxyzine PAM 25mg I have mild anxiety and depression with random occasional ...will feel? Question#2 I was given Hydroxyzine PAM 25mg to ...Xanax? I also tak...
and slept off. No hangover. Not extremely helpful...
...them, Valerian hydroxyzine is the most effective combonation I've come across so ...situation, took 150mgs of hydroxyzine and slept off. No hangover. Not extremely helpful, but definitely bet...
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