Is Wellbutrin (bupropion) an ssri?

No. Wellbutrin is an aminoketone class antidepressant. It works in the brain by increasing dopamine and norepinephrine. SSRIs increase the levels of serotonin in the brain and include drugs like citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, and sertraline.
Buproprion. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is an NDRI (norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor), and is referred to as an atypical antidepressant. If you have specific concerns about this medication, please repost your question. Hope this is helpful. Take care.

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Which would be less likely to result in discontinuation syndrome: Wellbutrin + an SSRI or Effexor (venlafaxine) XR?

If you're asking . about potential withdrawal symptoms, you need to call your PCP first. Otherwise you may not be feeling well if you do this cold turkey. Any of the SSRIs or antidepressants have this issue, if you've been taking it chronically for a long time. If you just started, this may not be as big of a problem. So call your doctor first. Read more...

Advisable to take Wellbutrin (bupropion) 100sr along with 5mg brintellix? I know people take Wellbutrin (bupropion) with other ssris. Brintellix, however, isn't typical ssri

Caution. Wellbutrin (bupropion) + Brintellix interact to increase side effects of Brintellix and risk of 'serotonin syndrome' eg, confusion, increased heart rate, blood pressure changes. Discuss with prescribing doctor. This combination would require careful medical supervision. I hope this helps. Best wishes. Read more...

Is the combo (Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL150mg+Buspirone60mg) instead of SSRI the best alternative to treat GAD and decrease the sexual dysfunctions caused by SSRI?

It is a reasonable. alternative if you can tolerate both together. Inquire with your mental health professional. Read more...
Maybe. Because each person's chemistry is different, there are many combinations that might work. I assume you and your doctor have discussed and/or tried other combinations. If this is working, keep using it. If not, discuss the results with your doctor. Read more...

How likely is an average person to build a tolerance for Wellbutrin (bupropion)? Is it a lot like stimulants in that regard, or is it sustainable like SSRI's?

Quite sustenaible. The Bupropion has sustainable properties, although after some variable time the dose might have to be adjusted in a few cases due to reduced response or a "poop-out" in long term treatment.. Read more...
Good question. It generally does not show tolerance, however, that is a difficult question to prove. In most cases, I would argue the disease or clinical condition tends to vary in severity more than the medication or the medication's effect on the body. So the "illness breaks thru" rather than the medicine stops working. Read more...

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...

I tried a lot of ssris and snris for anxiety, all of them affected on my sexual life, do u recommend I try wellbutrin (bupropion) or remeron or buspirone?

Buspar (buspirone) Buspar (buspirone) might be the better option to discuss with your doctor. Read more...
SSRI + wellbutrin (bupropion) In my practice, i prescribe the ssri's for anxiety, which usually work very well. If sexual side effects are problematic, i add on wellbutrin (bupropion) 100 -300 mgs daily, which very frequently clears up the sexual side effects. Other add on medications may also help. Read more...
Meds & Sexual Health. Sexual functioning depends on factors, both physiological (such as medications) as well as psychological (such. As anxiety)..Buspar (buspirone) can be effective for "pure" anxiety. Wellbutrin is an antidepressant and best treats anxiety as part of a depressive syndrome. It is also sometimes uses as an "antidote " for the sexual side effects. Speak with your doctor about which choice would be best for you. Read more...