Definition of Buspirone

1. Noun. A drug (trade name BuSpar) designed specifically for anxiety.




Definition of Buspirone

1. Noun. An anxiolytic agent and serotonin receptor agonist of the azaspirodecanedione class of compounds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Buspirone

1. This is a psychotropic drug with anxiolytic properties which belongs chemically to the class of compounds known as the azaspirodecanediones. It is used to treat anxiety. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buspirone

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buspirone (current term)
buspirone hydrochloride
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Literary usage of Buspirone

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1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"buspirone and Recovery buspirone is not psychoactive, mood altering, ... In particular, buspirone does not cause the mood alteration, central nervous system ..."

2. Alcohol and the Brain (1993)
"buspirone, a nonbenzodiazepine anxio- lytic with no apparent abuse ... buspirone reduced alcohol consumption by 50 percent in rats who drank alcohol in ..."

3. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Other medications include buspirone, ß-adrenergic blockers, ... buspirone has been extensively reported in open trials, affects cognition less. ..."

4. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"A more recently developed anxiolytic, buspirone, is a nonbenzodiazepine drug. buspirone has been shown in clinical trials to be equally effective to more ..."

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