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A 39-year-old female asked:

I take bupropion xl and today was a bit sick from a picnic and threw up about 4 hrs after taking it. did it leave my system? i could taste bitter.

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Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 26 years experience
Wait for next dose: After 4 hours, the medication likely was out of your stomach, however i would recommend waiting until the next days dose is due to take again. Doubling up on bupropion increases chance of seizure.
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