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My husband is on wellbutrin and sleeping pills, has sleep apnea, and is terrribly volital with temper. Dr. Wants to add Abilify (aripiprazole) but insurance wants ge?
Geodon (ziprasidone) depression: Geodon (ziprasidone) was tested for use as an augmenting agent and it failed the clinical trial. Have your doctor tell the insurance company that Geodon (ziprasidone) is not approved for that use. Abilify is approved. Best wishes. Btw, they cannot make you use an unapproved medication for any given condition ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with severe depression. put on colotopin, wellbutrin (bupropion) and a sleep anti depressant. it helped out tremendeously! i no longer have he?
Not sure: Unfortunately, I am not sure what you are asking. I am glad that your medications have been helpful. I think that you are asking if you should stop them now that you feel better. If this is your question, I would say NO!! You are probably feeling better because of the meds and when and how you stop taking them involves a decision between you and your doc. Discuss before acting . ...Read more
What time of day are: You taking it? If you are taking one dose - it should be in am. If you are taking a split dose of wellbutrin (bupropion) sr - recommend that the second dose be before 3 pm. If not helping tell your doctor. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs prior to sleep. ...Read more
I've been taking Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 300mg for several weeks and have noticed an increased frequency of hypnic jerks just before sleep. Is this a bad sign?
How can I wean myself from wellbutrin (bupropion) 150xl? Have only been on it for 2 months. I can't sleep and feel jittery.
Over a week or two: There are no hard and fast rules regarding stopping medicines such as wellbutrin (bupropion). There is not a life threatening withdrawal syndrome. You can simply halve the dose, see how you feel for a few days, then halve it again, and so on. Be sure you are in contact with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking wellbutrin (bupropion) and I am about a week into it and for the part few nights i cannot sleep. Wide awake. Will this go away in time?
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Possible if high dose or dose increase or taken late in the day. Review with your prescribing doc. ...Read more
I just started taking Wellbutrin 100mg every 12 hours 4 months ago and Adderall XR 10mg starting today and I can't sleep can I take something to help
My wife told me that my body shakes during the night and i wake her up. Do you know how i could be shaking during sleep? I'm taking 150 mg wellbutrin (bupropion)
I sweat so bad when I sleep I wake up soaked? It seems to be getting worse, I take wellbutrin & cymbalta (duloxetine)? Is this something I should be worries about?
Soaked: Yes, you should be worried about this. Please don't change your medicines for now but get a clinic visit to your doctor as soon as possible. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Taking wellbutrin (bupropion) 150mg, want to know if taking Traizodone 50mg to sleep is okay. i cant sleep and sleep hygiene is not the problem. ?
Seizure risk: This is a risky combo. Definitely discuss alternatives w/ your provider. Especially for anyone w/ other medical issues or weaknesses (i.e., elderly) this can increase intensity of all other side effects. Discuss. Find another choice. ...Read more
On wellbutrin 150 sr generic for 1 week. my anxiety is very high and im irritable and cant sleep. dr. says it will go away? also afraid of wgt gain?
Side effects?: What lead you to be on Welbutrin in the first place? How long have you hi-anxiety, irritable & can't sleep? Have you consider alternatives; Yoga, meditation, regular exercise? Are you on or a candidate for HRT? What else is going on in your life? How long are you willing to put up with these before "it will go away"? Think, you may have more answers than I, the doctor, in this matter. ...Read more
I just started taking Wellbutrin 100mg every 12 hours 4 months ago and Adderall XR 10mg starting today and I can't sleep can I take Benadryl 25mg?
Med combo.: Talk with your prescribing physician about your insomnia. Wellbutrin can be stimulating. I usually recommend my patients take doses around 8 hours apart so that the second dose is not in the evening. Adderall is a stimulant - so recommend taking it early in the morning. Benadryl can be used with this. Also used good sleep hygiene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I increased my wellbutrin from 75 to 150mg and lowered my Paxil (paroxetine) from 20 to 15mg. I don't feel like my sleep is restful anymore and i'm exhausted?
Dose timing: I agree with dr. Maes about making medication changes along with your physician, rather than all alone. What time are you taking your wellbutrin (bupropion)? It can be activating, and could disrupt your sleep if taken at bedtime. Please discuss any changes you want to make with your doctor -- s/he's there to be on your healing team with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wellbutrin xl. Can u take 150 ml of bupropion in the morning. And 10 ml of elavil (amitriptyline) at night for sleep?
I take klonopin .5 a day and Wellbutrin (bupropion) 150mg twice a day I can't sleep is it safe to add doxylamine succinate aka unisom with that mix?
Drug interactions: Doxylamine is an antihistamine which may interact with Klonopin (clonazepam) to increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness or difficulty concentrating. Limit or avoid use of alcohol and avoid driving until you know how this combination of medications affect you. Discuss with your prescribing doctor before taking Unisom. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I currently take lamictal 10mg, Prozac 20 mg, Latuda (lurasidone) 20mg, vyvanse 70mg, and Wellbutrin 300mg but can't sleep still?!?! And mood are all over still.
When do you take?: Diagnosis? Lamictal and latuda (lurasidone) for mood stabilization? Both are subtherapeutic dose. Prozac and Wellbutrin are antidepressants and may increase mood variability. Vyvanse is stimulant. Bipolar d/o and ADD overlap as far as symptoms, but rare to have both and treatment very different. All but latuda (lurasidone) can be stimulating and should be taken in am. Please discuss with prescribing doc. ...Read more
Iam bp1 on 2 sleep meds ativan Abilify (aripiprazole) Zoloft lithium wellbutrin ...Dr is taking some away and. I'm stil having up n downs as a dr would u remove meds?
Yes: I don't know your history, but it's rare to require so many different drugs. The fewer the better, right? Or at least lower doses. You might be really tired to be on so many meds. However, each med does help with slightly different things, so it's possible to take them all, just far from ideal. ...Read more
Severe health anxiety and depression. CBT and Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Lexapro not working. Can't sleep , can't stop worrying. What can I do ? Life stinks .
Regulation of habits: Besides the CBT, Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Lexapro try a notebook or tablet to track your daily routines like diet, sleep, regular meals, 7-9, 11-1, 5-7, enough sleep, exercise, dietary intake (calories), meditation, relaxation exercises, tai-chi, martial arts, prayer, anything that will help light up the frontal lobes if we would scan yours. It will take some time but all of the above will work over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer