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Anyone Have Problems With Long Term Wellbutrin Use
Wellbutrin (buproprion hydrochloride) is an antidepressant/anxiolytic that works by inhibiting neuronal uptake of norepinephrine and Dopamine (aminoketone). It is also used for impulsivity as seen in adhd and smoking. Common side effects include xerostomia (dry mouth), headache, agitation, nausea, dizziness, constipation, tremor, diaphoresis, abnormal ...Read more
My doc has prescribed me 1mg Xanax, 10mg Lexapro and just added 150mg Wellbutrin XL. Is this allowed? Will this cause long term problems?!
Medication effects: I understand your concern. Reflect on symptoms of Anxiety and Depression effect on your relationships, work and personal life; medication need for anxiety or depression; then discuss medication interactions, benefits and side effects; Therapy. Wellbutrin with Lexapro may increase the risk of seizures. Using Xanax with Lexapro may increase dizziness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. ...Read more
Officially, none: No warnings about long-term use of wellbutrin have been issued. But, you have to realize that its makeup is similar to amphetamine, and is dopamine-enhancing. It can cause jitteriness, twitching, and seizures even in short-term. It can be difficult to wean from, because of irritability and anger -- not unlike nicotine withdrawal for which it is used (as zyban). Ongoing need should be reviewed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the risks of taking wellbutrin and Zoloft long term? Being used to treat ADHD and OCD respectively
Not clear: There is conflicting data regarding use of antidepressants later in life and all cause mortality although there is the notion that the medications are relatively benign. There is always going to be a risk benefit analysis that is necessary in addition to the number needed to treat or a number needed to harm with any medication reflecting the capacity to do both good and bad things to patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In 05 diagnosed w/hypomania bipolar - topamax 400mg wellbutrin ER 150 nuvigil 250 mg klonopin .5 mg. Long term effects of these meds?
Too many: Too many for me to list. You need to ask for printouts from your pharmacist. ...Read more
I took wellbutrin for 7yrs.Been off for 4mnths.Can i take it on days that i feel overly anxious? Will it work, or does it have to be in system longer?
I just started on 100mg of wellbutrin for 5 days then up to 300mg. How long before I feel the effects?
I've been off of my wellbutrin for 2 weeks now. Got refill, is it still in my system and how long until i feel better again?(450 mgs)
2-3 days to 8wks: Although most symptoms subside within a few days, some may continue for 8 weeks or more and require medical attention. Early intervention greatly improves treatment and control of symptoms due to withdrawal. With proper medical advice, discontinuing wellbutrin is safe. Most people experience mild symptoms that last for a few days while the body readjusts. Expert insight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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