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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?

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

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How to prep a buion for a long hike ouch?

How to prep a buion for a long hike ouch?

Bunion: Conservative management for a bunion may include wearing specialized shoes with wide, low heels or an increased medial pocket. Orthoses may help. For your hike, I would carefully select your shoes or wear a medial bunion pad to reduce irritation. Applying ice when you are resting can help with inflammation. If you still have pain, Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen may help. ...Read more

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Why when you smoke on buporion do you get a floaty almost "high" feeling?

Why when you smoke on buporion do you get a floaty almost "high" feeling?

It's: 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

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Will I be able to drive my car after the buion surgery?

Will I be able to drive my car after the buion surgery?

Depends: If the surgery is on your right foot it will be several weeks
if on the left foot then you can drive after you have stopped taken pain meds. As long as your car does not have a clutch. ...Read more

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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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What is the definition or description of: budeprion sr?

What is the definition or description of: budeprion sr?

LongActingWellbutrin: Budeprion sr is really long acting wellbutrin, (bupropion) a norepinephrine and Dopamine reuptake inhibitor used for treatment of clinical depression/smoking cessation/anxiety. ...Read more

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How severe would symptoms have to be before I should take budeprion sr 150mg?

How severe would symptoms have to be before I should take budeprion sr 150mg?

Buproprion/budeprion: This medication is excellent for atypical depression (& for smoking cessation). Atypical depression can present with sleeping too much, feeling fatigued, low sex drive, lack of motivation, increased appetite with weight gain & carbohydrate craving. The issues is whether you have an indication for use of an antidepressant. Is depression impacting your quality of life? ...Read more

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Can one get used to the amount of buspirion and need an increase? Recently I've had to take more Clonazapam to get through my day.

Dose increase: It is not unusual for people to need a dose increase after some time. Having said that, not everyone finds buspirone effective, even at the max dose. The max total daily dose of buspirone is 60mg (divided into 2 or 3 doses), but most people end up taking 20-30mg / day. Please do speak with your prescribing physician to see if and how your dose should be adjusted. ...Read more

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What are bunions?

What are bunions?

Structural deformity: Bunions are a bony prominence. They are progressive, structural deformities. You can improve the symptoms with better shoes, but you can't improve the deformity. My rule of thumb: if the deformity bothers you on a regular basis or is limiting your activity, then surgery is an option to consider. See your foot specialist for evaluation and treatment discussion. Dr l. ...Read more

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Why do bunions hurt?

Why do bunions hurt?

Pressure on the bump: Bunions don't always hurt. They often become painful for several reasons. First, the prominence of the bump may rub against shoewear and can cause either acute (sudden) or chronic (longstanding) irritation. Second, in many cases the joint has shifted partway out of socket and that can cause pain. There is also a nerve that runs over the area that can become stretched because of the deformity. ...Read more

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How are bunions formed?

How are bunions formed?

Many ways: The tendency to develop bunions is hereditary. Often poor biomechanical foot support can lead to malalignments and bunion deformity. Additional causes are excessively tight shoes, trauma, various neurological or developmental conditions. Weaing well fitting supportive shoes and orthotics can prevent progression of deformity. Surgery may be necessary in many cases. ...Read more

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I may have a bunion! Help!?

I may have a bunion! Help!?

See a foot doctor: A foot doctor could properly examine and determine the measures to either correct the bunion if it is there, or to advise you on avoiding its progression. ...Read more

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What is bupropion used for?

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Bupropion: Wellbutrin is antidepressant used to treat major depression. Also, there is a brand of bupropion called zyban, which is used for smoke cessation. Another off label use is for adhd when stimulants are not indicated or not tolerated. ...Read more

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What are the tests for bunion?

What are the tests for bunion?

X-ray: Clinical exam and an x-ray willbe able to determine if you have a bunion. ...Read more

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What can be done for a bunion?

What can be done for a bunion?

If it is not painful: Simply leave it alone. If it hurts then there is conservative treatmenine which consists of smart shoe selection. Or, have it fixed surgically. There are different types of ways to fix it surgically and that would depend on the presentation. If you so desire to fix it, a podiatrist or orthopod can happily review surgical options with you. ...Read more

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Can a little boy have bunions?

Can a little boy have bunions?

Yes: It is possible for children to have bunions. Rather than being from poor shoe choices, these are genetic and/or biomechanical in etiology. It is best to have the child evaluated by a podiatrist of foot/ankle orthopedist that specializes in the treatment of pediatric foot disorders. ...Read more

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I have a bunion. What can I do?

I have a bunion. What can I do?

Depends: Does it hurt? Are shoes pain or difficult to wear? How does it affect your participation in work and other activities? Treatment could be as simple as wearing wider shoes. Sometimes more supportive shoes and orthotics can lessen pressure on area and prevent progression of deformity. Surgery is the onlty way to actually correct the deformity but not the only way to treat. ...Read more

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Is zyban (bupropion) effective?

Agree w Dr. Altman: Zyban when used in conjunction with a smoking cessation program can be very effective. ...Read more

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How does zyban (bupropion) work?

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How does zyban (bupropion) work?

Zyban (bupropion): Is a form of wellbutrin (bupropion) which increases Dopamine & norepinephrine, which in turn elevates mood & lowers cravings for nicotine. ...Read more

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How do you treat bunions in kids?

How do you treat bunions in kids?

Shoe is not growing: If bunions occurs in the kids foot is growing faster than the shoe (if it grows) by changing to bigger shoe will help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bunions?

What are the symptoms of bunions?

Pain/discomfort: Patients chief complaint with a bunion bunion is usually "bump" pain. The bunion can get irritated by shoe gear and/or activity. Wearing better, more supportive shoes can help the symptoms. These are progressive and at some point surgical intervention may be the treatment of "your" choice. Discuss with a foot specialist as to what might work best for you. Dr l. ...Read more

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What can I expect from bupropion?

What can I expect from bupropion?

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

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What do you recommend for bunions?

What do you recommend for bunions?

Treatments can vary: Bunions are progressive, structural deformities. They only get worse, they don't get better. You can improve the symptoms with better shoes, but you can't improve the deformity. As my rule of thumb: if the deformity bothers you on a regular basis or is limiting your activity, then surgery is an option to consider. See your foot specialist for evaluation and treatment discussion. Dr l. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Budeprion?

Maybe: Bupropion is not free of risk to the fetus; stopping it may also not be free of risk. You need to wiegh these risks in an informed way, invovling your partner and obstetrician, considering specific trimester, alternative medication and other treatments. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a bunion.?

Describe the features of a bunion.?

Bump at the big toe: A bunion refers to the bump on the inside of the big toe joint. This usually results from hallux valgus, a deformity of the big toe joint where the midfoot bone (metatarsal) points in towards the middle of the body and the toe points out toward the 5th toe. That position of the bones creates a prominence on the inside of the foot that is the bunion. ...Read more

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How can you treat juvenile bunions?

Bunions: Juvenile bunions if not painful can be initially treat with custom orthotics. I would also wait till the growth centers fuse and mature before operating. Juvenike bunions also have higher recurrence rates due to their hyper mobility. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to hide a bunion?

Are there any ways to hide a bunion?

Not really.: Bunions are structural deformities. You can wear wider, more comfortable shoes with good supports. Surgery to correct the deformity may be what you need to consider discuss with your foot specialist. Dr l. ...Read more

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How can I re-align a growing bunion?

"You" cannot.: A bunion is a complex, generally progressive deformity.
You will need an X-ray to properly evaluate it.
Custom foot orthotics can slow the progression. Only surgery can "re-align" a structural bunion deformity which is medically known as hallux abducto valgus. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure a bunion?

Usually, surgery: Bunions are a progressive, bony deformity that can only be corrected through surgery. Physical examination and x-rays would determine which surgical procedure would be appropriate for the severity of your bunion. Custom made orthotics and adjusting ones shoegear may help accommodate the deformity, but only surgery can correct it. ...Read more

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How can you avoid developing bunions?

How can you avoid developing bunions?

Better foot function: You can't really avoid getting bunions, but you can slow down the progression of the deformity with good shoes and supports. Improving foot function will slow down the wear and tear. ...Read more

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How do you stop bunions from growing?

Big bunions: Bunions are bony deformities of the first or fifth metatarsals in the feet. Bunions are mainly genetic in origin and can begin to grow as a teenager. Exercises of the great toe joint can help. Corrective orthotics can be made and worn in shoes for daily use. Eventually a corrective bunionectomy can be done. ...Read more

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How does wellbutrin (bupropion) work?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): Wellbutrin (bupropion) selectively inhibits the reuptake of Dopamine and norepinephrine by neurons, so that more of these neurotransmitters is available at synapses. This may not explain the entire mechanism of action as an antidepressant or smoking-cessation aid, but it's the best we know so far. ...Read more

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What are bunions and what causes them?

What are bunions and what causes them?

Bone prominence: Bunions are a bone prominence on the inside of the foot at the base of the big toe. This is a misalignment of the big toe joint secondary to foot function and genetics. Physical examination of the joint and x-rays are used to evaluate the deformity. Wearing shoes that don't irritate the prominence is helpful, but surgical straightening is usually necessary, to correct the problem. Dr l. ...Read more

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How can you re-align a growing bunion?

Bunion: Most effective way is to realign it with surgery. The bone is cut and shifted back into its proper position but there are many types of procedures and the right one for you needs to be discussed with your doctor after x-rays and testing for hyper mobility. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a good medication for bunions?

Antiinflammatories: Antiinflammatories and ice can help along with good, comfortable shoes. These treatments only treat the symptoms. Surgical correction is necessary to address the structural deformity. Discuss with your foot surgeon to see what options are best for your particular situation. Dr l. ...Read more

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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) affect sex?

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) affect sex?

It could: Wellbutrin (bupropion) usually has less sexual issues than the other antidepressants and can be used to help the sexual side effects of other drugs. That being said, the pharmacology of wellbutrin (bupropion) is complex and sexual side effects such as decreased sex drive, lack or orgasm and delayed orgasm can occur. ...Read more

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What should I do to eliminate a bunion?

Bunion: Can only be gotten rid of by surgery. If its pain that you are asking about there are many other options to consider. ...Read more

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What can be done about bunion problems?

Bunions: If they are severe, they can be corrected surgically. If they are not, they can be managed with an appropriate orthotic device, modification of shoegear, padding and anti-inflammatory injections if needed. ...Read more

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