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How can I taper off bupropion HCl 150mg xl?I haven't seen a psychiatrist in 7yrs so please don't say "talk to your dr." i don't really hv 1 to talk to

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Who's prescribing?

If you've been on bupropion for 7 years, a physician (whether a psychiatrist or not) would have been prescribing this medicine for you.
You should talk with this doctor about your wish to taper off the medication. There are smaller increments that could be given so that you can gradually decrease your dosage. You need to see a doctor to help assess the timing of your medication change anyway.

In brief: Who's prescribing?

If you've been on bupropion for 7 years, a physician (whether a psychiatrist or not) would have been prescribing this medicine for you.
You should talk with this doctor about your wish to taper off the medication. There are smaller increments that could be given so that you can gradually decrease your dosage. You need to see a doctor to help assess the timing of your medication change anyway.
Thank
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Dr. Pappas is right! There are many valuable things you can do for your own benefit but medication management is not one of them. Your role is to fully inform your professional of the drug effects.
2 doctors agree

In brief: Talk 2 prescriber

Whenever a person takes medication, there should be a medical professional who is aware of your condition and takes responsibliity for prescribing the medication.
That person can review your condition and help you monitor the tapering of the medication which should be easy to do.

In brief: Talk 2 prescriber

Whenever a person takes medication, there should be a medical professional who is aware of your condition and takes responsibliity for prescribing the medication.
That person can review your condition and help you monitor the tapering of the medication which should be easy to do.
Thank
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