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NEVER a good idea to smoke while you are taking a non-smoking medication!
There may be inter action between Nicotine and Bupropion however a "floaty almost high"feeling is not described and may be your own anxiety about smoking while you are trying to stop the habit!
Hope this helps!
Good Luck Quitting! Dr Z ...Read more
I am taking bupron (bupropin hydrochloride) now. Can I stop it in any occasion. It is now one year completed?
No.: Consult your physician who prescribed you the medicine to wean you off. ...Read more
I have one type of headache. When I am taking bupron it is get relieved. Is this part of depression?
Not necessarily: Just like Elavil (amitriptyline) used for headaches, buproprion which is mostly a norepinphrine med can help pain and headache often at lower doses than needed for depression. Depression can make people experience pain more strongly. All pain is felt in the brain despite its origin. I've thought of depression as pain without a peripheral source. ...Read more
I was prescribed vicodin and clindamycin. I also take nexium, (esomeprazole) finestride and bupropion. Bupriopn interacts with vicodin. Is it ok to take together?
Was on buprion 75mg off for a week when I eat I get nasues and bloated mild stomach pain also feels like my theoat swells. Side effects of endin meds?
Stop the Bupropion: What you are experiencing sounds like an adverse medication side effect. Angioedema (throat swelling/laryngeal edema) is not a common side effect of burpropion, seen in less than 1% of individuals who take it, and you may be one of them. Stop the medication now (can be lethal) and report side effects to your doctor asap. If you added something new to your diet, that could explain it too. ...Read more
Pharmacist: I'm not aware of any of these medications affecting thyroid function but your pharmacist can advise you as he/she has access to all the information about these medications. ...Read more
My sister has had long term depression and was prescribed bupripion and prozac, but still wasn't working that great. She stopped Prozac and started st johns wort but had problems with soreness in her breast (she has had a hysterectomy). She loved the st jo
Try alternate: Buproprion and prozac are both class of drugs that either increase norepinephrine and serotonin respectively in the brain, under the assumption that increasing the amount of either would help depression. This doesn't work for everyone. Some do better with a class of drug known as atypical antipsychotics such as abliify, seroquel, (quetiapine) risperdal. I found them effective for non responders. ...Read more