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A 19-year-old female asked:

I take wellbutrin (bupropion) for depression/anxiety. i also have cerebral palsy. a friend told me that wellbutrin (bupropion) makes spasticity worse. is this true?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No it is not true: Even though wellbrutin has several CNS side effects but it does not make spasticity worse.It can cause trmors, pseudoparkinson(which is involuntary movements ) and others but will have no effect on spasticity.
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