Shortage of Antianxiety Drug Leaves Patients in the Lurch Shortage of Antianxiety Drug Leaves Patients in the Lurch
A recent shortage of the antianxiety drug buspirone has affected many patients who are unable to tolerate other medications. Although it is now available on a limited basis, treatment challenges remain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Buspirone HCl Tablets (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - February 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Shortage of Anxiety Drug Buspirone Creates Alarm Among Patients, Doctors
FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 -- A shortage of the anti-anxiety drug buspirone in the United States has patients and doctors concerned. Buspirone is among one of the generic drugs for which prices have fallen so low that many manufacturers claim they cannot... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shortage of Anxiety Drug Creates Alarm Among Patients, Doctors
FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 -- A shortage of the anti-anxiety drug buspirone in the United States has patients and doctors concerned. Buspirone is among one of the generic drugs for which prices have fallen so low that many manufacturers claim they cannot... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shortage of Anxiety Drug Leaves Patients Scrambling
There are no good alternatives to buspirone, so patients who rely on it are struggling. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Anxiety and Stress Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Shortages Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Addiction (Psychology) Antidepressants Opioids and Opiates Drugstores Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Feb. 1, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Shortage of Anxiety Drug Concerns Patients, Doctors A shortage of the anti-anxiety drug buspirone has patients and doctors concerned. Some people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Buspirone vs. Xanax
Title: Buspirone vs. XanaxCategory: MedicationsCreated: 10/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - October 27, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Buspar (Buspirone) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 31, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Fentanyl can cause serotonin syndrome
3.5 out of 5 stars Serotonin Syndrome Induced by Fentanyl in a Child: Case Report. Robles LA. Clin Neuropharmacol 2015 Sept-Oct;38:206-8. Abstract When many clinicians think of serotonin syndrome (SS), they consider the usual suspects: Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Citalopram Fluoxetine Sertraline Escitalopram Paroxetine Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors Venlafaxine Duloxetine Antidepressants Trazodone Buspirone Clomipramine Aside from these common culprits, there are other commonly used drugs whose clear association with serotonin syndrome is less-often realized: Fentanyl ...
Source: The Poison Review - July 8, 2016 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical fentanyl opioid serotonin syndrome Source Type: news

What Are Some Medications for Anxiety?
Assorted medications somtimes used to treat anxiety - Buspar (buspirone), Neurontin (gabapentin), beta blockers Inderal (propranolol) (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - February 28, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

buspirone, Buspar (Discontinued brand in the US)
Title: buspirone, Buspar (Discontinued brand in the US)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - September 10, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The effects of galantamine and buspirone on sleep structure: implications for understanding sleep abnormalities in major depression - Biard K, Douglass AB, De Koninck J.
RATIONALE: The serotonergic and cholinergic systems are jointly involved in regulating sleep, but this balance is theorized to be disturbed in depressed individuals. OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was to use biological probes in healthy particip... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

In UCLA study, non-surgical approach helps people with paralysis voluntarily move their legs – a first
Edgerton Lab/UCLA A 42-year-old man who was paralyzed following a wrestling injury was able to voluntarily move his legs thanks to the new approach.   In a study conducted at UCLA, five men who had been completely paralyzed were able to move their legs in a rhythmic motion thanks to a new, noninvasive procedure that stimulates the spinal cord. It is believed to be the first time voluntary leg movements have ever been relearned in completely paralyzed patients without surgery. The results are reported in the Journal of Neurotrauma.  “These findings tell us we have to look at spinal cord injury in a new way,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 30, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medication and Anxiety
Medication can be an effective approach for managing various types of anxiety such as panic, hyperarousal, and constant worry. However, contrary to popular belief and subtle messages from pharmaceutical companies, medication is far from a cure. In fact, when it comes to “cures” for most psychiatric conditions, the data tends to support psychotherapy. For example, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) responds very well to psychotherapy, whereas the positive effects of medication are somewhat limited. The same is true for panic disorder. Although certain types of medication are very good at relieving panic sympt...
Source: Psych Central - March 11, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bret Moore, PsyD Tags: Anti-anxiety Antidepressants Benzodiazepines Disorders General Medications Panic Disorder anti-anxiety medications Drug Dependency Fear Hyperarousal Sedatives Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor snri Ssri Substance Abuse Source Type: news

Shortage of Anxiety Drug Creates Alarm Among Patients, Doctors
Buspirone price has fallen so low that many manufacturers claim they cannot make a profit on it (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Institutional, Source Type: news

Treating GAD: Is Buspirone a Good Option?Treating GAD: Is Buspirone a Good Option?
When is buspirone a good choice for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder? Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Information about Some of the Newer 'Atypical'...
Information about some of the newer 'atypical' antidepressants - Buspar buspirone Desyrel trazodone Effexor venlafaxine Remeron mirtazapine Serzone nefazodone Wellbutrin bupropion. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - June 9, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Mental Health Medications for Anxiety
Medications for anxiety benzodiazepines clonazepam Klonopin alprazolam Xanax diazepam Valium lorazepam Ativan buspirone buspar propranolol Inderal Inderide (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Assorted Medications sometimes used to treat...
Assorted medications somtimes used to treat anxiety - Buspar (buspirone), Neurontin (gabapentin), beta blockers Inderal (propranolol) (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news