buspirone hydrochloride

buspirone hydrochloride
A non-benzodiazepine antianxiety agent used in the management of anxiety disorders or for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety.

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bu·spi·rone hy·dro·chlo·ride (bu-spiґrōn) [USP] an antianxiety agent used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of anxiety symptoms; it is not related chemically or pharmacologically to the benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other sedative/anxiolytic agents.

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