A 43-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?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Moranville answered
35 years experience Psychiatry
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
Answered on Jan 27, 2015
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