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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause less anxiety than ritalin?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
9 doctors agree

In brief: Usually

Although both are stimulants, wellbutrin (bupropion) is a weaker stimulant than Ritalin and has a smoother course of action, so it is less apt to cause anxiety; but, it still can happen, especially at high doses.
Often, people with adhd who need stimulants but get anxious on them take a second medication to help reduce the anxiety; alternatively, several nonstimulants for adhd don't cause anxiety.

In brief: Usually

Although both are stimulants, wellbutrin (bupropion) is a weaker stimulant than Ritalin and has a smoother course of action, so it is less apt to cause anxiety; but, it still can happen, especially at high doses.
Often, people with adhd who need stimulants but get anxious on them take a second medication to help reduce the anxiety; alternatively, several nonstimulants for adhd don't cause anxiety.
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Different people react differently.

In brief: Depends

Different people react differently.
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