A 31-year-old male asked:
Can wellbutrin (bupropion) and lithium improve anxiety, depression, and overal mood?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas answered
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder is often helped by lithium, which is a mood-stabilizing medication. Sometimes depression is severe enough despite this that an antidepressant like wellbutrin (bupropion) is added -- but not without the mood stabilizer. If prescribed by your psychiatrist and you are followed regularly, the combination may help your mood, wellbutrin (bupropion) is not an anti-anxiety medication, though.
Answered on Mar 6, 2019
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