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Can effexor/wellbutrin cause an increase in addiction or addictive symptoms?
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not that I know of
Effexor (venlafaxine) if taken for a period of five or six weeks and stopped suddenly can have significant withdrawal.
Wellbutrin is used to help people who are addicted to cigarettes stop smoking but doesn't block withdrawal symptoms. That's as close to" addiction or addiction symptoms" as i can get regarding those two medications.

In brief: Not that I know of
Effexor (venlafaxine) if taken for a period of five or six weeks and stopped suddenly can have significant withdrawal.
Wellbutrin is used to help people who are addicted to cigarettes stop smoking but doesn't block withdrawal symptoms. That's as close to" addiction or addiction symptoms" as i can get regarding those two medications.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Dr. Ravi Srivastava
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
No.

In brief: No
No.
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
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