• Buspar (buspirone)

    Buspar (buspirone) is an anti-anxiety medication that belongs to a class of drugs called azapirones. It is used to treat symptoms of anxiety, such as nervousness, tension, and irritability. Unlike the previous medications i mentioned, Buspar is not a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) or a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) it’s mechanism of action is different.

    It works by increasing the levels of a chemical called dopamine in the brain, which helps to reduce symptoms of anxiety. Common side effects of Buspar include headache, nausea, dizziness, and nervousness. It can take several weeks for the full effects of the medication to be felt. It is important to consult a doctor before taking Buspar or any other medication, and it should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.

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