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A 32-year-old female asked:

If i'm taking wellbutrin (bupropion) 100 mg a day how long will it take me to feel better and like myself? i've taken it before but it was xr kind.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Wellbutrin (bupropion) takes 4-6 weeks for effectiveness, but you may get some response before that. Your doctor may also need to gradually adjust your dosage. It may help you feel better -- learning to like yourself is an additional process best helped through psychotherapy. The medication can clear depressive feelings so that working through personal issues does not feel so overwhelming.
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