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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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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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Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 300mg increase sex drive?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 300mg increase sex drive?

Libido: Libido is a complex psychological process. I would say that perhaps Wellbutrin (bupropion) can help but only in a round about way. If your lack of libido is related to depressions and/or fatigue and exhaustion then taking an antidepressant may help with the psychological part of libido. ...Read more

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What is the best alternative to Prozac that's got less effect on reduction of sex drive? I tried and didn't like wellbutrin (bupropion) in the past.

What is the best alternative to Prozac that's got less effect on reduction of sex drive? I tried and didn't like wellbutrin (bupropion) in the past.

Many options: Discuss with your prescribing physician. Though any of the antidepressants can have sexual side effects, Prozac and Paxil (paroxetine) are most likely. There are other ssri such as Celexa which may be less and atypical antidepressants such as mirtazepine and many other potential options. It comes down to how each individual reacts and weighing out the risk vs benefit. ...Read more

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Is there any supplements to help a male experiencing no sex drive on 10mg Lexapro and 150mg wellbutrin (bupropion) XL for ocd/anxiety?

Is there any supplements to help a male experiencing no sex drive on 10mg Lexapro and 150mg wellbutrin (bupropion) XL  for ocd/anxiety?

Female sex cream: Apricus biosciences is currently developing the product femprox, a topical cream for the treatment of female sexual arousal disorder. It contains prostaglandin e1 as the active ingredient and a permeation enhancer ddaip which facilitates the delivery of the drug into the blood stream. An existing drug, bremelanotide, has also been found to increase libido in 90% of subjects. ...Read more

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Sexual bleeding&pain for 2 yrs.am on psych meds (bipolar)but always am.sex drive was LOW til wellbutrin (bupropion) but still bleeding&pain&BAD moods esp at PMS.

Sexual bleeding&pain for 2 yrs.am on psych meds (bipolar)but always am.sex drive was LOW til wellbutrin (bupropion) but still bleeding&pain&BAD moods esp at PMS.

Pap smear: When was your last Pap? If you are having pain with penetration followed by bleeding or spotting, get your cervix examined *immediately.* You could have a lesion, infection, cervical polyps, HPV in situ carcinoma/tumor or relatively raw ectropion causing this problem. Don't sit on this. ...Read more

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Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost memory and sex drive and energy?

Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost  memory and sex drive and energy?

Maybe: Welbutrin is sometimes rprescribed to counter adverse sexual side effects of some antidepressants such as Zoloft (sertraline). I can not predict if it will give you more energy. Sometimes it causes decreased appetite. ...Read more

Wellbutrin (Definition)

Bupropion is an addiction reducing agent and an antidepressant which are both a ...Read more


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