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Why does welnbutin give me palapations?

Why does welnbutin give me palapations?

Side effect: Wellbutrin (bupropion) "stimulates" your mind and body, often alleviating depressive symptoms. Insomnia and restlessness may occur, and palpitations in certain people. It is always a good idea to let the doctor that prescribed the medication know about any side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more


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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause heart palpitations?

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause heart palpitations?

Sometimes: Palpitations are listed as a side effect of welbutrin occurring in up to 2 to 6% of people who are treated with that medication according to lexi-drugs a commonly used drug referrence. ...Read more

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Will smoking on wellbutrin (bupropion) cause heart palpitations?

Will smoking on wellbutrin (bupropion) cause heart palpitations?

No: Smoking on welbutrin willnot cause heart palpitations. If you've never had these before i would recommend that you get checked out by your family doctor. Sometimes wellbutrin (bupropion) could cause palpitations but i don't want to make that assumption in your case. You will need a cardiac workup most likely. ...Read more

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I started taking wellbutrin (bupropion) sr yesterday and I am having constant heart palpitations starting in the evening. I have a mitral valve prolapse. ?

I started taking wellbutrin (bupropion) sr yesterday and I am having constant  heart palpitations starting in the evening. I have a mitral valve prolapse. ?

MVP: It is not unusual to get palpitations when you have mitral valve prolapse. This make your heart more 'sensitive" to outside triggers and may make symptoms worse. Talk with your doctor to see if you can change from welbutrin to something else. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my wellbutrin (bupropion) dose is not high enough ? 7 days in and i can't tell a difference yet. Should i give it more time ?

How can I tell if my wellbutrin (bupropion) dose is not high enough ? 7 days in and i can't tell a difference yet. Should i give it more time ?

Too soon yet: Yes, it's too soon to know. Like other antidepressants, wellbutrin (bupropion) requires at least 4-6 weeks of consistent dosing to show positive effects. You should be checking in with your doctor, who can gradually titrate your dose. Most often this begins at a lower dose so your body can equilibrate; then dose is increased for optimal symptom relief. Be well. ...Read more

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I think Wellbutrin (bupropion) is giving me tinnitus. Ringing & hissing bad. How many days should i stop to find out? Been on 1 month. Mild tinnitus in past.

I think Wellbutrin (bupropion) is giving me tinnitus. Ringing & hissing bad. How many days should i stop to find out? Been on 1 month. Mild tinnitus in past.

Can cause tinnitus: Tinnitus is one of the known side effects of Wellbutrin (bupropion). But you state that you had mild tinnitus in past. You are also taking ibuprofen, acetaminophen, and clobetasol. It is possible that one of these or an interaction may be aggravating your tinnitus. Do not alter your wellbutrin (bupropion) dose without checking with your dr first. Abruptly stopping meds can cause you additional problems. Good luck! ...Read more

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150XR Wellbutrin (bupropion) had no + mood effects, but did give orgasms an extra zing which I miss. Ok to use for that? Won't see a dr for a while or go to ssri.

150XR Wellbutrin (bupropion) had no + mood effects, but did give orgasms an extra zing which I miss. Ok to use for that? Won't see a dr for a while or go to ssri.

Yes: That zing is a + mood effect as best I can tell. Libido is typically lowered with depression. Sounds like your libido is better too. Stay with the Wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 mg XR and share this with your doctor at next appointment. Best wishes. ...Read more

Wellbutrin (Definition)

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