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Is wellbutrin (bupropion) a dopamine agonist drug?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Stephan Quenztel
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Wellbutrin (bupropion)

It is a Dopamine & Norepinephrine agonist (inhibits reuptake of both).

In brief: Wellbutrin (bupropion)

It is a Dopamine & Norepinephrine agonist (inhibits reuptake of both).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: In short, yes.

In brief: In short, yes.

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a norepinephrine/dopamine agonist.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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