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Please describe the medication: budeprion sr?

Please describe the medication: budeprion sr?

Antidepressant: Treats depression and aids in quitting smoking. Also prevents depression caused by seasonal affective disorder (sad). This medicine is an antidepressant. ...Read more

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Bupropion (Definition)

Also called wellbutrin (bupropion) or zyban or aplenzin, is an atypical antidepressant & smoking cessation aid, which has mild psychostimulant action. It is a norepinephrine/dopamine reuptake inhibitor. It can lower seizure threshold at high doses, ...Read more


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I need advice on what's your experience with prescribing patients with bupropion for anxiety or depression?

I need advice on what's your experience with prescribing patients with bupropion for anxiety or depression?

Bupropion: In my experience, bupropion is a fine antidepressant -- but does little to nothing for symptoms of anxiety. It does not cause the sexual side effects that ssri antidepressants often do. What specific advice or information are you seeking? ...Read more

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Is bupropion HCl more effective than budeprion sr?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): Same medicine except that the slow-release is longer-acting formulation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for bupropion to work ?

Bupropion (Wellbutri: Like most antidepressants, 4 weeks & sometime up to 6 weeks. ...Read more

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If bupropion works for my ADHD , hen should i start notice an improvement? Is it true that the first few days not 2 months like for depression relief?

Bupropion antidepres: Bupropion is an anti depressant drug and can help you for depression for any length of time .But it does not help for A.D.H.D.So you will not notice any improvement,and you have to take another medicine for A.D.H.D. ...Read more

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Can bupropion interact with caffeine?Is it dangerous?

Can bupropion interact with caffeine?Is it dangerous?

Additive side effect: They both can have an effect on heart rate and blood pressure. They both can increase anxiety and they both raise the possiblity of seizzures. So, i would very much minimize my caffiene intake, that includes coffee, chocolate, tea, soda, esp diet soda when taking wellbutrin (bupropion). ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a common side effect of budeprion sr?

Is diarrhea a common side effect of budeprion sr?

Not common: Not necessarily common, but diarrhea has been reported as a side effect for this drug. ...Read more

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Wellbutrin XL vs bupropion sr side effects?

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