A 32-year-old female asked:
D/c'd wellbutrin (bupropion) 4 weeks ago while tapering off 40mg celexa (trying to get pregnant) period is 1 wk late and all pregnant tests neg. cycle always 28 days. could my late period be r/t stopping those meds?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Possible: Both medications are so called centrally acting substances, with possible indirect effects on your hypothalamus and pituitary gland, where the regulation centrum of your menstruation resides. I do not observe these effects on a regular basis, but it is certainly possible.
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Endocrinology 20 years experience
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Last updated Dec 24, 2016
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