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Is wellbutrin (bupropion) for adhd and depression?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion) is used: To treat depression. It is excellent for atypical depression. I have seen it used for adhd - but usually when more typical adhd medication were not an option. (off label).
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Is indicated for depression but is not indicated for adhd.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Wellbutrin/ADHD: It can be used off-label as a supplement with ADHD medications, or if patient cannot tolerate stimulants.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) work very well for ADHD and depression?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion) is : Excellent for atypical depression/ seasonal affective disorder. Would not use it first line for adhd. However, it can be used off-label for that purpose.

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