BUSPIRONE BUSPAR DRUG INFO

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Buspirone (BUSPAR) Classification
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Antianxiety
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WHAT IS THE ACTION OF BUSPIRONE (BUSPAR)
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BINDS TO SEROTONIN AND DOPAMINE RECEPTORS IN THE BRAIN. INCREASES NOREPINEPHRINE METABOLISM IN THE BRAIN
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WHY DO WE GIVE BUSPIRONE (BUSPAR)?
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RELIEF OF ANXIETY
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WHAT ARE THREE SIDE EFFECTS OF BUSPIRONE (BUSPAR)?
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–HYPERVENTILATION (TACHPENIA) –HYPOTENSION (LOW BP) –TACHYCARDIA (FAST HR) –ALL OF THIS CAN LEAD TO LIGHT HEADEDNESS!!!
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NURSING IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSPIRONE (BUSPAR)?
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–ASSESS LEVEL OF ANXIETY BEFORE THERAPY AND PERIODICALLY DURING TREATMENT. –BP, P, R STATUS –ASSESS LOC

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