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Can wellbutrin (bupropion) cause seizures during alcohol withdrawal?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, but?: Wellbutrin (bupropion) can cause seizures, itself. Alcohol withdrawal can cause seizures withing itself. The combination of the two certainly would be a set up for a seizure. I wold be very careful with this medication and going through a withdrawal episode. You doctor may have you on the medication for a very specific reason and you should discuss this medicaiton and it's side effects carefully.
Answered on Mar 14, 2019

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