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Bupropion sr

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Depends.: That would depend on what the wellbutrin (bupropion) sr is prescribed to treat. Wellbutrin (bupropion) sustained release would generally be used to tr ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: I agree with dr. Reynolds. That would be a rather low dose. It would be much more likely to beneficial for atypical depressive disorder versus typica ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Well......: Officially you should not, however the mechanism with which wellbutrin (bupropion) sr provides sustained release would be maintained if it is halved w ... Read More
Dr. Lincoln Bickford
15 years experience Psychiatry
No: Breaking the pill will disrupt the time-release mechanism.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Mood : Wellbutrin (bupropion) is an antidepressant, it has minimal to zero anti anxiety effect, it is also used in smoking cessation. Lithium is a mood stabi ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Agree w Dr. Khreim: Lithium is a mood stabilizer, where as buproprion is an antidepressant (and used for smoking cessation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Feinberg
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Not safely: Most sustained release tablets are made in layers to slow the release of drug. Splitting them wd cause all of the drug to be released immediately.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
How long they last: The sr form does not last as long (it is broken down more quickly) so it is usually taken twice daily. The XL form lasts longer so it can usually be ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Halim
14 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion) SR: Wellbutrin (bupropion) sr is usually started at 150 mg once in the morning for 3 days and then increased to twice a day (2nd dose before 2pm to avoid ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Evensen
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Maybe: The starting dose for the wellbutrin (bupropion) sr is 150mg, and the max is 400mg a day. 150mg maybe effective for you depending on what you are usin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
What's level thrive?: Do you mean levothyroxine?
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Huerter
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150-300: Most patient will start with a dose of 150 mg once daily for 3-7 days prior to increasing to 150 mg twice daily. Occasionally patients will be prescri ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Sr is slow-release & lasts longer than the ir immediate-release, which is hardly used these days. There is also the xl form which is longer-acting ext ... Read More

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