A nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic medication of the azapirone class. Buspirone is believed to exert its anxiolytic effects through partial agonism of 5-ht1a serotonin receptors in the brain. Marketed under the brand name buspar.
A tranquilizer; an antianxiety drug. Buspirone (Buspar) is used to treat chronic anxiety and has been used to treat anxiety with depression and premenstrual syndrome. Unlike other antianxiety drugs, such as the benzodiazepines, buspirone seems less likely to be habit-forming or to cause drowsiness.
A non-benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety. It is believed to act at specific serotonin receptors of neurone(E) cells. The patient may take as long as two weeks to respond to treatment.
A pharmaceutical agent utilized for its anxiolytic properties, commonly prescribed to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and withdrawal. This medication is commercially available under the brand name BuSpar.