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Medicine For Wellbutrin Overdose
I'm taking wellbutrin twice a day and have noticed that my emotions are greatly hightened, is this normal?
#nqlu I'm curious if my emotions are hightened because of the medicine or the thought that the medicine should be hightening my emotions?
Can : Can you provide some clarification pleased. Are they positive emotions or painful emotions? Are the emotions heightened because now there is more energy with an increased intensity? ...Read more
Not sure of question: Bupropion is used to treat depression & nicotine dependence. Works by increasing norepinephrine & dopamine. Because it is activating it is useful for patients with lethargic depression. Bupropion is not associated with weight gain or sexual problems. Overdoses are associated with an increased risk of seizures, changes in heart rate, fever, and breathing. Overdoses may cause coma & death. ...Read more
Blood test: Wellbutrin (bupropion) will show up on special blood tests which look specifically for wellbutrin (bupropion). This testing will show the amount of wellbutrin (bupropion) in your system, so doctors will be able to tell if its consistent with normal prescription use or is at a harmful level. ...Read more
Wellbutrin OD: The highest dose that should be taken in an adult is 450mg of wellbutrin XL which is a dose that would be worked up to over time. Overdose symptoms can include: rapid heart rate, feeling jittery, confusion, visual changes, nausea, vomiting, seizures, heart failure, loss of consciousness and death. ...Read more
Been taking 2 tabs of 150 mg of XL wellbutrin (bupropion) for 9 days-i often feel nauseaus/anxious-will smoking while taking this drug make these symptoms worse?
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Possible. Talk to your prescribing doc. About effects and possible dose adjustments. ...Read more
Bupropion O/D tx: 1. Seizures may require benzodiazapines, barbiturate or propofol. 2. Hypotension use fluids & pressors. 3. Ventricular dysrhythmias sodium bicarbonate or lidocaine. 4. Maintain an airway. REF: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/a?dbs+hsdb:@term+@DOCNO+6988 ...Read more
How about the cause?: Maybe you're one of the few patients who's undergone rigorous neurological, neuropsychological, & metabolic screenings to really determine whether ADD is TRULY the right diagnosis for you. If so, then, the provider who made the diagnosis should be able to guide you to the better medication depending on your clinical situation. If you've not been screened PROPERLY then, NEITHER DRUG is good for you ...Read more
For rapidly weight lose what medicines is ore effective Wellbutrin XL or Topamax (topiramate), (topiramate) can I use them same time or morning wellbutrin evening Topamax (topiramate)?safe?
None Indicated: These medications ARE NOT meant to be used for weight loss and ARE NOT SAFEto be used for that indication. Rapid weight loss in itself is not safe. All medications have side effects, so should only be used when absolutely needed. If you wish to lose weight eat clean and exercise. If you are significantly overweight surgery may be an option- talk to your physician. ...Read more
Mostly: Wellbutrin (bupropion) interferes with reuptake of dopamine&norepinephrine(noradrenaline)in the central nervous system, thereby leaving these neurotransmitters to sit longer&stronger in the synapse between communicating brain cells, which enhances dopamine&adrenaline activity at the cellular level. That can treat depression, feed pleasure to help sex&bypass tobacco, improve adhd&cognition, lower weight, etc. ...Read more
Product Labels: Product labels are designed to ensure that people who use the medication are as safe as possible, also some labelling is based on the class of agent rather than on specific information about the medication. So, you will find that the don't consume alcohol warning is on almost every, if not every, psychotropic agent. General experience is that a glass of wine at night is fine. ...Read more
On www.Drugs. Com it says not to take wellbutrin (bupropion) if you have an eating disorder. Why?
Will a rash from wellbutrin (bupropion) go away? As my body gets used to the medication? Rash is minor and I started about a month ago drug is helping depression
Wellbutrin (bupropion) rash: Please tell your doctor immediately about the rash -- it may be an allergic response that will not go away. If there's any possibility other factors are involved (new laundry detergent? Exposure to other allergens? Etc) it can be confusing. I would call my doctor today and not repeat wellbutrin (bupropion) dosing until you speak with your doctor or the on-call physician. ...Read more
Are there any drug interactions I should know about between wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 300mg and 800 mg ibuprofen?
No: These two medications are safe to take together--so long as each is safe for you alone. ...Read more
Should I have mixed my medicine with a synthetic weed called jazz kush? I am on abilify, lamictal, wellbutrin and effexor. I was dared to take a hit of synthetic weed alled jazz kush. This was at 4:30 pm and its now 11:15pm when I took the hit I felt di
NO: You are being treated for bipolar disorder, and regular cannabis is bad enough in people with underlying psychiatric problems. The synthetics can be very bad, including causing death, seizures and psychosis in many people. You don't really know what you are getting. If your doctor isn't aware of your drug use, he or she needs to be. If you still feel sick, stop typing and go to your doctor. ...Read more
I'm on wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 1xday for past yr; it helped I still have lots anxiety despite my efforts to overcome doc added 10mg celexa will this drug help?
Probably: Well butting is a very good antidepressant, but may actually exacerbate anxiety. Celexa is good for both anxiety and depression. You are on low dose of both. Max dose of celexa is 40 mg. using these 2 meds together is not uncommon, but if celexa helps discuss with your doc possibly dropping Wellbutrin (bupropion) at some point ...Read more
Took Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 150mg this morning at 10:00AM. Have had bad anxiety, 10hours later. When will the drug cease effect? I also take Prozac and Valium.
I feel empathy for your Anxiety
Prozac is a medication for treatment of Depression. It can cause anxiety.
Valium is a medication for treatment of anxiety
Treatment of Depression and anxiety is Therapy, Medication, Breathing Relaxation, Visual imagery, Yoga, and Meditation
It is not advisable to add Wellbutrin (bupropion) when you are taking Prozac.
Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL can cause anxiety
See your Psychiatrist ...Read more
Is there a drug interaction with Haldol, (haloperidol) Olanzapine, Zyprexa and the antidepressant Wellbutrin?
Yes there are: Zyprexa (olanzapine) is the trade name for Olanzapine so you only have 3 unique drugs listed though some would argue that brand & generic named drugs are technically 2 distinct forms of chemical compounds. There are several SIGNIFICANT reactions (heart rhythm, sedation, neurological issues) that could occur with these drugs so you should talk things over with your doctor if there are concerns or side effects. ...Read more
Can I take Zofran for nausea if I take Wellbutrin (bupropion) xl every day for depression? I read online there was a major drug interaction.
I take Wellbutrin (bupropion) (450mg) for depression and Klonopin (.25mg) for anxiety daily. Is there a better drug for me? I'm concerned about memory loss.
Take geodon (ziprasidone) at night, wellbutrin, propanolol in the morning. Cansmoking pot or drinking alcohol harm me? I can't seem to find info on drug interactions
Yes, can harm you: Yes, adding pot and alcohol to geodon, (ziprasidone) wellbutrin, and propanolol can harm you. The result can be a lot of sedation -- not to mention destabilizing mood and potentially driving psychosis. Discuss this with your own physician. Check it out with your pharmacist as well. ...Read more
I just found out that I am 4 weeks 3 days pregnant. I was on wellbutrin, (bupropion) but stopped as soon as I found out about my pregnancy. Will my baby have any birth defects due to this medicine?
Not likely: The manufacturers pregnancy registry reported no increased risk for major birth defects among over 1, 000 pregnancies with first trimester exposure to bupropion. Other studies involving over 1, 300 pregnancies exposed to bupropion in the first trimester also showed no increase in the rates of birth defects when bupropion was taken during pregnancy. http://www.mothertobaby.org/files/bupropion.pdf. ...Read more
What RLS drug is safe to take with cymbalta, (duloxetine) wellbutrin, pravastatin, zonegran, prilosec, aspirin?
Dopamine agonist : Very much you can use any class except the benzo, we usually start with Dopamine agonist like Mirapex or requip (ropinirole). ...Read more