I have bad anxiety and panic attacks. My Dr prescribed Buspar but I have painful stomach aches and gas pains. I cut the pill in half but still have tummy pain. Is this normal?
Sherry, I am also taking Buspar. THe initial dose was 2.5 mg twice daily. I have a long history of adverse reactions to antidepressants, so doctor wanted to be certain i was ok.
At check up i reported still not sleeping, but anxiety not as bad. However, waking up with first thought to eat. Which is rare for me as i often forget to eat and don't find eating pleasurable.
Anyway, dr just increased dosage to 5mg morning and night. Now tummy feels sore all day. Due to history of GERD, dr recommended I take the full 300mg zantac x's 2 daily and eat something with meds.
Perhaps you can try eating with it and drink plenty of water.
- BuSpar Information for Consumers
- BuSpar Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of BuSpar (detailed)
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