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Bupropion

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Wellbutrin

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Other Names: Bupropion   Wellbutrin XL   Zyban   Wellbutrin SR   Budeprion
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 18,410 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 219,597 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Bupropion ( marketed as Wellbutrin, Zyban, Voxra, Budeprion, or Aplenzin and formerly known as amfebutamone) is an atypical antidepressant and smoking cessation aid. The drug is a non-tricyclic antidepressant and di... Read more on Wikipedia
Bupropion ( marketed as Wellbutrin, Zyban, Voxra, Budeprion, or Aplenzin and formerly known as amfebutamone) is an atypical antidepressant and smoking cessation aid. The drug is a non-tricyclic antidepressant and di... Read more on Wikipedia
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By terry
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terry wrote
wellbutrin
hi, I started wellbutrin 4 days ago and have no side effects what so ever, but also have not experienced any improvement in depression, but I may need more time on the medication to take effect, I am getting nervous with the medication a little because will help because I feel so much like crap , I just want to stop feeling depressed.
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By Sammy
October 17, 2014
Sammy wrote
Decongestants have similar anti depressive effects as Wellbutrin in some people.
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By Worried
October 2, 2014
Worried wrote
Fetzima and Menstrual Cycle
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By Michelle
September 23, 2014
Michelle wrote
Aplenzin vs Bupropion
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By Antlion
September 9, 2014
Antlion wrote
Aphasia
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By June
July 9, 2014
June wrote
Wellbutrin generic
1557views
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By Denise
May 19, 2014
Denise wrote
Librax/Bupropion combination
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By sea
March 3, 2014
sea wrote
possible side effects
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By Willie DeJarnette
December 3, 2013
Willie DeJarnette wrote
Zoloft Weight Loss
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By Dawn
November 22, 2013
Dawn wrote
Wellbutrin v. St. John's Wort
2624views
WTF is HTP?
WTF  |  September 4, 2014
What is 5HTP?
5HTP  |  September 4, 2014
Never taken it
July 8, 2014
what is htp?
star  |  April 14, 2014
Dawn thank you so much for sharing your experience, I have been affraid to try the st. johns wort and 5htp because they say you can get seretonin syndrome. I definitely want to give this a try. Have you found any research about this? Thanks in advance for your help
Devin  |  January 3, 2014
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By PsiquèIsAlm
November 14, 2013
PsiquèIsAlm wrote
Bupropion
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By danny
November 4, 2013
danny wrote
be careful
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Same here - went on it once, (Budeprion XL) 3 weeks later got costochronitis... went on it a year later, and got the same result. After that, I had issues digesting gluten. I had no issues prior or took any medication prior.
Wes  |  August 7, 2014
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By Natalie
October 31, 2013
Natalie wrote
Wellbutrin / Menstrual Cycle
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Wellbutrin also exacerbated my menstrual cycle.
October 1, 2014
I started taking Wellbutrin XL 300mg about a year ago. I'm quiet diligent in tracking my menstrual cycle and noticed after taking it for a few weeks that my period never came. I got the bloated feeling, cramps, swallon breasts but no period. Two weeks late, my period finally arrived. Since then I've had no problems at all though. My period is right on track every month. Guess it was just my body/hormone getting used to the medication.
Caroline  |  January 8, 2014
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By Nicole
October 14, 2013
Nicole wrote
Wellbutrin and Orgasms (the good and the bad)
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As a man, I have noticed that I cannot have an erection. I can still masturbate and orgasm but not get hard. I am also starting Trazodone. I know it's for sleep problems; but does that aid in erections? Let me know.Thanks.
Siegfried  |  October 5, 2014
OMG I thought it was just me. Was on it previously and noticed an increase in libido and orgasm strength. Went off it for 2 years and encountered very weak and hars to reach climax. Back on it again now and they are amazing again!
Jeannie  |  September 23, 2014
Hi Nicole, my names Jonathan. I know the feeling you are talking about it's become a real problem for me, but for me the weak orgasm or absence of the "peak" climax is ocuring for me while being on bupropion 300 xl. It was such a problem for me that I completely lost interest in even trying to have sexual relations or masturbation because it was too much work for very little results. The trade of was that it was working well on the depression and I noticed more energy, better outlook on things
Jonathan  |  June 18, 2014
It's okay, it's coming back but for me it was great before I stopped
Been there  |  March 27, 2014
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By Betrbe
September 27, 2013
Betrbe wrote
Neck pain with Wellbutrin XL
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By Eva Cagle
September 14, 2013
Eva Cagle wrote
Wellbutrin and arthritis
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By Emtmelissa
September 14, 2013
Emtmelissa wrote
Another positive for Wellbutrin
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Has anyone gained weight on this medication
lucy  |  September 8, 2014
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By Patient like you
September 13, 2013
Patient like you wrote
Wellbutrin
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By Mag
August 20, 2013
Mag wrote
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy from Welbutrin?
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By Jarvis Johnson
August 14, 2013
Jarvis Johnson wrote
Swollen feet
Same thing with me yesterday afternoon it started to swell. This morning they're so swollen I'm in pain walking, sitting, raising them and even tried to ace bandage the fluid. Nothing has worked. Tinkling in lower legs began an hour ago. Might have to go to ER except I don't have insurance
Lynn  |  September 16, 2014
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What patients are saying about Bupropion + Wellbutrin + Bipolar Disorder

174 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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and has cured my addiction for cigarettes! No side effects...
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its making me constipated. Bupropion works better. I will...
...grade Wellbutrin. It's not working and its making me constipated. Bupropion works better....
real soft erections. No problem with Bupropion (gen for...
...on wellbutrin I've been using the generic equivalent for about three months.  It seems to work well.  ...soft erections.  No problem with B...
and tremors it is from the fillers or subgrade bupropion...
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is just a waste of time? Or did it just not work in...
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w/bupropion with no luck. Doc started me on Welbutron...
Started w/bupropion with no luck. Doc started me on Welbutron with worsening side effects. First month I had the worst nausea. The hot flashes were incredibly irritating. I felt...
my personal experience bupropion is great for increasing...
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for Wellbutrin or Bupropion (generic name). It really helps
...encountered any problems. If anybody has a desire to quit smoking, I STRONGLY recommend you ask your doctor for Wellbutrin or Bupropion (generic name). It really helps...
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