Connect with others who understand.

sign up log in
About MyDepressionTeam
Real members of MyDepressionTeam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice. Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.

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… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

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

posted about 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: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2885344.

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 about 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

don't work for me

posted about 2 years ago
Browse more questions and answers
Continue with Facebook
Sign up with your email
Already a Member? Log in