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what is the difference between wellbutrin (bupropion) xl and sr?

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Dr. Mary Ann Ty
41 years experience Psychiatry
Half life: Wellbutrin (bupropion) sr is an older formulation and is usually taken 2 x daily while wellbutrin (bupropion) XL lasts longer in your system and it is usually dosed once daily.
Answered on Mar 28, 2017
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More time: Give it more time. It takes up to two to three weeks.
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