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Buspirone (Buspar) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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What is the Generic Name for Buspar?

buspirone

What is the Trade Name for buspirone?

Buspar

What are the Indications of Buspirone (Buspar) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

management of anxiety

What are the Actions of Buspirone (Buspar) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

relieves anxiety by binding to dopamine and serotonin receptors

What is the Therapeutic Class of Buspirone (Buspar) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Antidepressants, smoking deterrents

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Buspirone (Buspar) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

aminoketones

What are the Nursing Considerations of Buspirone (Buspar) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • do not administer concurrently with MOAI or grapefruit juice
  • may lead to dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, and weakness
  • patient may experience chest pain, palpitations, tachycardia
  • instruct patient to take as directed
  • instruct patient to avoid alcohol and other CNS depressants

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