Drug Information

Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders and less commonly to treat symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.

Common brand names:

BuSpar

Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods

Types of interactions: Beneficial Adverse Check

Replenish Depleted Nutrients

  • none

Reduce Side Effects

  • none

Support Medicine

  • none

Reduces Effectiveness

  • none

Potential Negative Interaction

  • Kava

    Kava (Piper methysticum) is an herb used to treat anxiety disorder. Although no direct interactions have been reported, buspirone should not be used together with kava unless with medical supervision.

Explanation Required 

  • none

The Drug-Nutrient Interactions table may not include every possible interaction. Taking medicines with meals, on an empty stomach, or with alcohol may influence their effects. For details, refer to the manufacturers’ package information as these are not covered in this table. If you take medications, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.