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What Has Your Experience Been With Buspirone?

What Has Your Experience Been With Buspirone?

I've taken Cymbalta/Duloxetine for many years, and until recently it's seem to keep me more or less normalized, although I feel like my energy levels are low.

Last week, my doctor prescribed Buspirone/Buspar to take in addition to Duloxetine. I understand that it can take a week or two to work its magic, but so far (5 days in) I think I feel worse than before, and my energy and motivation are at an all-time low.

Has anyone else taken Buspirone/Buspar with an SNRI like Cymbalta? If so, was it… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yes I have taken bus par for anxiety it helped me some

posted over 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

As an augmentation to duloxetine, buspar didn't work for me, but it seems to work for some. Definitely not a placebo, though; studies show it comparable to diazepam:

Anyway, after a couple weeks, I couldn't tell whether buspar did nothing for me or made me feel worse, so I quit taking it and am now back to duloxetine by itself.

Thanks for sharing your experiences!

edited, originally posted over 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

don't work for me

posted over 2 years ago
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