Buspirone vs Hydroxyzine

Buspirone
(Rx)
Hydroxyzine
(Rx)
Buspirone is an anxiety medication.
Hydroxyzine is an anxiety medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.2
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.4
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
August 24, 1979
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,473 Discussions
18,189 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Itching
#3 for Allergy
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Sedation
#6 for Nausea
#7 for Hives
#8 for Sedative
#9 for Eczema
#10 for Vomiting
Hydroxyzine is prescribed for Anxiety, Itching, Allergy, Insomnia and Sedation and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bus
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Dizziness
6
Nausea
5
Weight Gain
5
Drowsiness
4
Seizures
2
Mania
1
Numbness
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Hyd
Weight Gain
3
Euphoria
3
Dry Mouth
3
Migraines
1
Nightmares
1
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Mania
1
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Buspirone
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Withdrawal Symptoms
Bus
Hyd
8
0
Dizziness
Bus
Hyd
6
0
Nausea
Bus
Hyd
5
0
Weight Gain
Bus
Hyd
5
3
Drowsiness
Bus
Hyd
4
0
Seizures
Bus
Hyd
2
0
Mania
Bus
Hyd
1
1
Numbness
Bus
Hyd
1
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Bus
Hyd
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Bus
Hyd
1
0
Weight Gain
Hyd
Bus
3
5
Euphoria
Hyd
Bus
3
0
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Bus
3
0
Migraines
Hyd
Bus
1
0
Nightmares
Hyd
Bus
1
0
Weight Loss
Hyd
Bus
1
0
Hallucinations
Hyd
Bus
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Bus
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Hyd
Bus
1
0
Mania
Hyd
Bus
1
1
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 Buspirone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Buspirone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Hydroxyzine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
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
Hydroxyzine Hcl, Hydroxyzine Pamoate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Buspirone and Hydroxyzine: 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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