Buspar vs Suboxone

Buspar
(Rx)
Suboxone
(Rx)
Buspar is an anxiety medication.
Suboxone is a chemical dependency medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.6
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.1
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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September 29, 1986
October 8, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
57,177 Discussions
270,585 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for GAD
#5 for Panic
#8 for IBS
Buspar is prescribed for Anxiety and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
Suboxone is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bus
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Dizziness
6
Weight Gain
6
Nausea
4
Drowsiness
2
Numbness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Mania
1
Paranoia
1
Head Zaps
1
Sub
Euphoria
2
Nausea
2
Vomiting
2
Restlessness
1
Dizziness
1
Numbness
1
Drowsiness
1
Migraines
1
Cramping
1
Sneezing
1
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Buspar
Bus
Suboxone
Sub
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bus
Sub
8
0
Dizziness
Bus
Sub
6
1
Weight Gain
Bus
Sub
6
0
Nausea
Bus
Sub
4
2
Drowsiness
Bus
Sub
2
1
Numbness
Bus
Sub
1
1
Suicidal behavior
Bus
Sub
1
0
Mania
Bus
Sub
1
0
Paranoia
Bus
Sub
1
0
Head Zaps
Bus
Sub
1
0
Euphoria
Sub
Bus
2
0
Nausea
Sub
Bus
2
4
Vomiting
Sub
Bus
2
0
Restlessness
Sub
Bus
1
0
Dizziness
Sub
Bus
1
6
Numbness
Sub
Bus
1
1
Drowsiness
Sub
Bus
1
2
Migraines
Sub
Bus
1
0
Cramping
Sub
Bus
1
0
Sneezing
Sub
Bus
1
0
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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B Category B
Before taking Buspar during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Suboxone 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 Buspar and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Suboxone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Oral Film, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg
Film: 2-0.5 mg, 4-1 mg, 8-2 mg, 12-3 mg
Tablet: 2-0.5 mg, 8-2 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Buspirone Hcl
Buprenorphine Hcl/Naloxone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Buspar and Suboxone: 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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