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How long until wellbutrin starts working

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed Khan
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Talk to your MD: A dose increase may help depending on your current dose and tolerability. Augmentation with another agent is an option. Adjunctive treatment options ... Read More
Dr. Melissa Conner
Psychiatry 29 years experience
Recurrent Depression: First you would want to maximize the dose of wellbutrin that you are taking before considering adding another antidepressant or switching to another a... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Feiner
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Very slow withdrawal: Go to Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg q 5 days; then 10 mg every other day for 10days; then stop.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
It can happen with: Any antidepressant. We do not know why this happens. We also unfortunately do not have any comparative data on the antidepressants in this regard. Cli... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Feel less depressed?: Did you understand the things that led to your being diagnosed as having a Clinical Depression? I hope you did - those are the indications you might l... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Can be very fast: Within a few days to weeks, but full effect will take many weeks to manifest. Keep in mind also dose adjustment is usually necessary to get to the rig... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Side effect: It's a common side effect from antcholinergic meds use one or two stool softeners at nite & see doc if that doesn't take care of it.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonia Rente
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Orientation, informa: Hi. l consider medication are not supposed to stop working but there are sometimes full of negative events when might be required to increase the dose... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Change medicine: Zoloft (sertraline) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor which i presume you are taking for depression or anxiety. Unfortunately, one of the c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eyerman
Psychiatry, Integrative Holistic Medicine 48 years experience
Perhaps: Have you considered modafanil or xyrem [sodium oxybate]? Stimulants like vyvanse work, and perhaps stimulating drugs like wellbutrin (bupropion) . ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Regulation of habits: Besides the CBT, Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Lexapro try a notebook or tablet to track your daily routines like diet, sleep, regular meals, 7-9, 11-1... Read More
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