27 Jun 2011
Weight gain is not listed as a possible side effect:
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using BuSpar:
Blurred vision; dizziness; drowsiness; excitability; headache; lightheadedness; nausea.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using BuSpar:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); abnormal muscle movements; chest pain; fainting; fever; irregular heartbeat; loss of coordination; memory problems; new or worsening mental, mood, or personality changes (eg, anger, hostility, confusion, depression); seizures; suicidal thoughts or actions; unusual restlessness; vision changes.
- BuSpar Information for Consumers
- BuSpar Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of BuSpar (detailed)
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1 answer • 24 Mar 2010
Have experienced weight gain (among other side effects). Was looking for help/recomendations to increase metabolism to counter the weight gain.
1 answer • 29 Jul 2013
I had a sever allergic reaction am wondering if prednisone will cause weight gain using for 2weeks or is it just water retention??
2 answers • 27 Apr 2014
I'm getting treated for bulimia and I'm a competitive dancer so I can't gain weight!
2 answers • 26 Jan 2015