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Is Bupropion An Opiate
I take 25mg zoloft for anxiety. I am a recovering opiate addict. Heard Wellbutrin (bupropion) could help, also take adderall (ADD) & suboxone. Dr likes zoloft.?
Good: Sounds like you have a good combination. ...Read more
Wellbutrin, (bupropion) zoloft, clonaz, do not help anxiety, after a month lamictal has not helped. It's so hard not to self medicate w opiates. Idk what to do there is too much time between count sendlein sessions?
Please: Please go to an na meeting. Please call your sponsor. Please go help another addict. Please get out of your fear. Please know that no pill will solve this problem. None. ...Read more
Better mood?: If you are depressed, you may feel better. If you are trying to quit smoking it may help you quit. If you have adhd it may help your concentration and attention. Like other antidepressants it may cause side effects. If you are an alcoholic it may increase the risk of having a seizure. ...Read more
Stopping bupropion: There are no withdrawal symptoms in stopping bupropion, however whatever condition you have been using the bupropion to treat may recur or intensify. Sometimes this risk is decreased by gradually decreasing the dose. You really owe it to yourself to talk this over with your doctor for the best results. ...Read more
Bupropion O/D: Why did you over-dose? Are you hoping to die? Mild to moderate sx's may include ^ blood pressure, ^ heart rate, agitation, tremor, seizure, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, paresthesias & lethargy. Wellbutrin O/D's can be lethal. Please seek immediate medical care (and don't drive yourself). ...Read more
Zyban (bupropion): Maximum 300mg. Per day.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bupropion is not: Considered an anxiolytic medication. Sedating antidepressants often can have effect of reducing anxiety - whereas bupropion tends to be more stimulating. Increased anxiety can sometimes occur as a side-effect. However, some more recent findings are showing at least some anxiolytic affects of bupropion. ...Read more
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Excessive use of Alprazolam or abrupt discontinuation following long-term use, may occasionally trigger seizures in patients taking Bupropion.
•Need for Bupropion and Alprazolam
•Stressors in life causing Anxiety and Depression
•Use of Alcohol
•To see Psychiatrist for medication side effects and interaction; Therapy for stresses in life and for coping skilsl ...Read more
Yes And No: Many antidepressant medications can cause a loss of libido. Some estimate as many as 35% of patients may experience this side effect. Wellbutrin (generic bupropion) is an exception and rarely causes a loss of libido. Since depression itself can cause a loss of libido and by treating the depression with wellbutrin, one may actually improve their libido with wellbutrin. ...Read more
Buproprion: Bupropion sr and wellbutrin (bupropion) xl are two different products with the same active antidepressant drug (buproprion) but they differ in the delivery rate in our system: the sr (slow release) and the xl (extra long). In my clinical experience, they are very similar, and the difference in side effect is the sleeplessness that could result from taking the xl formulation. ...Read more
Ask Rx doc: It will be best to have your treating physician taper you off. He or she will decide, after discussing with you, if and when it is time to discontinue the medication and how best to do so without a relapse of your symptoms. ...Read more
No: Though there are no interactive effects, marijuana and other drugs interfere with actual therapeutic effectiveness of antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and attention deficit disorder medicines. All are metabolized by the liver, and inducing liver enzymes is an issue. It is recommended that you stop all illegal drugs and get help for your problems. ...Read more
Tramsdol and wellbut: May have some risk together, talk with u provider. ...Read more
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Same medicine except that the slow-release is longer-acting formulation. ...Read more
Preclinical and clinical data demonstrate that bupropion acts via dual inhibition of norepinephrine and Dopamine reuptake, which constitutes a novel mechanism of antidepressant action. As such, bupropion is associated with a unique clinical profile with efficacy comparable to that of other antidepressants. Devoid of clinically significant serotonergic effects...
www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pm. ...Read more
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
As above: Some medication can require excessive son exposure, my advise always discuss with u prescribing physician any question u may have about u medication. ...Read more
Yes, they are: Commonly prescribed together. Best wishes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Generally ok: They work on different neurotransmitters in the brain. Insure that you also discuss this with your physician/ psychiatrist. ...Read more