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I started feeling severely anxious/more depressed after 3 weeks of taking wellbutrin (bupropion). i stopped taking it 2 days ago. how long until this goes away?

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Dr. Marie Thompson
Specializes in Psychiatry
Mood instability: You might wish to talk to your prescriber. While most side effects pass within three-seven days, your reaction may be a little different. In certain situations, these types of meds can trigger mood instability with worsening depression or an anxious/agitated feeling. Also Wellbutrin (bupropion) because of its triple action, can cause sudden worsening of suicidal feelings and some anxiety.
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