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How effective is wellbutrin (bupropion) for anxiety?

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Dr. Steven Reidbord
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In brief: Only if depressed

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is an antidepressant, and is also used to help people stop smoking (reduces craving).
It has no direct effect on anxiety. However, anxiety is a common symptom of depression. If a person takes Wellbutrin for depression, their anxiety may decrease along with other depressive symptoms.

In brief: Only if depressed

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is an antidepressant, and is also used to help people stop smoking (reduces craving).
It has no direct effect on anxiety. However, anxiety is a common symptom of depression. If a person takes Wellbutrin for depression, their anxiety may decrease along with other depressive symptoms.
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