Adderall vs Buspirone

Adderall
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Buspirone
(Rx)
Adderall is a CNS stimulant and an ADHD medication.
Buspirone is an anxiety medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.1
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.2
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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January 19, 1960
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
364,215 Discussions
12,404 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Depression
#4 for Anxiety
#5 for Tiredness
#7 for Weight Loss
Adderall is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Depression, Anxiety and Tiredness, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for GAD
#6 for Panic
Buspirone is prescribed for Anxiety and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Addiction
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Euphoria
4
Headaches
3
Irritability
3
Paranoia
2
Nausea
2
Loss of Appetite
2
Psychosis
2
Mood Swings
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Dizziness
6
Nausea
5
Weight Gain
5
Drowsiness
4
Seizures
2
Numbness
1
Mania
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
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6
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Nausea
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5
2
Weight Gain
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5
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Drowsiness
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4
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Seizures
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2
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Numbness
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1
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Mania
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1
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Shortness of Breath
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1
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Serotonin Syndrome
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1
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Adderall during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Buspirone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Adderall and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Buspirone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 12.5 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Amphetamine Aspartate/Amphetamine Sulfate/Dextroamphetamine
Buspirone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Adderall and Buspirone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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