Eau Claire, WI
A 27-year-old male asked:
I have to cold turkey wellbutrin and paxil (paroxetine) because i can't afford them anymore, is this going to hurt me? i'm already having zaps...
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Won't damage you...: But if you are already having "zaps" or discontinuation symptoms, don't cold turkey" it. Generic Paxil (paroxetine) is on the 4 $ list of meds at target ; walmart. So you can get 30 tabs of either the 10 or the 20 mg dose for 4 bucks, or a 90 day supply for just $10. There are also other ways to get low cost meds if you do an internet search. Stopping wellbutrin (bupropion) is not usually a problem, Paxil is.
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