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how long until wellbutrin starts working

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
30 years experience Psychiatry
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
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): For depression, usually 4 & up to 6 weeks.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Speak with your doc: If you were started onWellbutrin to help with smoking cessation or other addictive habits you may need an add on. If your doctor speaks with you she ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fink
39 years experience Family Medicine
No longer in system: After 2 weeks, the bupropion has been out of your system for some time. You should feel better after a few days of restarting the bupropion though, e ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Get an evaluation: Sounds like you might need another assessment of your symptoms so you can get an accurate diagnosis and treatment. It is not recommended in most cases ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Speak to doctor: Write down what you were taking when feeling "amazing," including all meds (prescribed/OTC/supplements/birth control), any alcohol/drug/caffeine use, ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are you asking: How long you need to take for a specific condition or are you asking how to taper off it. What is the condition being treated? Please clarify and re- ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
16 years experience Psychiatry
Generally no: Wellbutrin (bupropion) as a long term medication to treat and prevent major depression is generally safe and does not cause any known harm.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Dunner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
2 weeks: most psychiatric medication takes about two weeks to start showing any change in individuals.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: It should be fully in your system in 72 hours. However, it may take several weeks to have an impact on your depression. If you have questions, conta ... Read More

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