A 38-year-old female asked:
can wellbutrin (bupropion) increase dopamine in brain? can it cause tachycardia?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 20 years experience
Yes, and yes: Yes, bupropion (Wellbutrin) has a strong effect on brain Dopamine levels. And yes, it can cause tachycardia.
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
Yes.: Yes, it is a Dopamine agonist and yes, it can cause tachycardia, a sense of anxiety and restlessness.
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