Buspirone is used to treat certain anxiety disorders or to relieve the symptoms of anxiety. However, buspirone usually is not used for anxietyor tension caused by the stress of everyday life.
Buspirone is thought to work by decreasing the amount and actions of a chemical known as serotonin in certain parts of the brain.
Take buspirone only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance of unwanted effects.