buspirone, Buspar (Discontinued brand in the US) (cont.)

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NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known if buspirone is secreted in human breast milk. Because buspirone is secreted in the breast milk of animals, however, it should not be used by women who are nursing infants.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects associated with buspirone are dizziness, nausea, headache, nervousness, lightheadedness, excitement, and insomnia. Less frequent side effects include unsteady gait, diarrhea, excitement, weakness, hostility, skin rash, and tremors.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/10/2013


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