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A 26-year-old female asked:

I want to quit smoking using wellbutrin. will this also help with my anxiety? i worry about it intensifying with nicotine withdrawals.

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Should help: Wellbutrin should help with anxiety and should reduce nicotine withdrawals. However medications effect each person differently, Hopefully it will have the right effect for you
Dr. Zinia Thomas
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Yes and no: Wellbutrin is good for smoking cessation. If the anxiety is from nicotine withdrawal it should help. If the anxiety is a separate component Wellbutrin may not be the best medicine for that. Wellbutrin should help with nicotine withdrawal symptom. You can schedule an appointment at be happy to help you with short term management of nicotine withdrawal smoking cessation.
Last updated Jan 8, 2017


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