Brand name(s)

BuSpar, BuSpar Dividose, Vanspar, Buspirex, Bustab, LinBuspirone

What it is

BuSpar (buspirone) is an anti-anxiety medicine that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety.

What it treats

BuSpar is used to treat anxiety disorders or the symptoms of anxiety, such as fear, tension, irritability, dizziness, pounding heartbeat, and other physical symptoms. BuSpar is not an anti-psychotic medication and should not be used in place of medication prescribed...