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A 37-year-old male asked:

Take treatment for gad by prozac 40 mg,my gp wants add either buspar (buspirone) or wellbutrin to encounter side effects of prozac,which the safe and ideal combo?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Buspirone : You may want to talk to your doc about a psychiatry referral since it sounds like (a)he may be in over their head. Buspirone is an anti-anxiety drug, but both Prozac and Wellbutrin (bupropion) can potentially exacerbate anxiety. There are many other potential options if Buspirone is not beneficial, but I would not abandon it before max dose of 60 mg/d. It should be taken 3-4 times dailu
Last updated Jan 27, 2015


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