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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and physical well-b...
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Common Depression treatments discussed around the web
Prozac 76,414 Zoloft 75,665 Wellbutrin 65,900
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St. John's Wort
VS.
Wellbutrin
Other name: Bupropion (Bupropion)
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33,028
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Depression
Anxiety
Mild Depression
Bipolar Disorder
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Depression
Anxiety*
Smoking
Tiredness*
Bipolar Disorder*
Withdrawal*
Weight Loss*
Pain
ADHD*
ADD*
Panic Attacks*
Addiction
OCD*
Loss Of Libido*
Mood Swings*
Major Depression
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Method of use:
Oral Drops, Pill
Method of use:
Oral Drops, Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
Rx
St John's wort (traditionally now commonly , as spelt) is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's Weed, Chase-devil, or Klamath weed.With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any spec...
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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...
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Top Concerns
St.
Serotonin Syndrome
5
Nausea
3
Dizzy
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Suicidal
2
Sleepy
2
Numbness
2
Seizures
2
Drowsy
1
Rash
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Seizures
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Nausea
5
Dizzy
4
Sleepy
3
Suicidal
3
Drowsy
3
Numbness
3
Psychotic
3
Sedation
3
Suicide
2
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About St. John's Wort
St John's wort (traditionally now commonly , as spelt) is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's Weed, Chase-devil, or Klamath weed.With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any spec...
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About Wellbutrin
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...
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Dawn
Wellbutrin v. St. John's Wort
I suffered from extreme sadness and was prescribed Wellbutrin generic years ago. The side effects were difficult but it was a trade I was willing to take until my pharmacy changed generic manufacturers. The new one was like taking a sugar pill -- back to sadness and crying for no reason. I swapped to the name brand and it worked great until GSK sold the 300XL to Valeant out of Canada. I tried the SL that GSK still manufactures, but the side effects were severe tinnitus and vertigo, as well as some sadness returning. I finally stopped taking it and replaced it with 300 mg. St. John's Wort 3 x day and 5HTP 100 mg 2x day. I cannot tell you when I have been SO happy! The vertigo and tinnitus are gone, but most importantly, I have my joy back -- better than it has been since before I my depression began over 12 years ago. I made the change 2 months ago and I cannot recommend St. John's Wort & 5HTP combo enough!
Tony
February 14, 2015
5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is an essential amino acid that is naturally produced in your body from eating a wide variety of foods. The supplement is produced from the seed of a plant native to Africa. 5-HTP is able to cross the blood-brain barrier, where it is broken down by an enzyme and used to produce seratonin.

St. John's Wort increases the amount of seratonin available to the brain by inhibiting its re-uptake and later re-use, so the combination of these two substances (amongst others) i
WTF
September 4, 2014
WTF is HTP?
5HTP
September 4, 2014
What is 5HTP?
July 8, 2014
Never taken it
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April 14, 2014
what is htp?
Devin
January 3, 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

allergic to Wellbutrin. It's on my list . I was on it for...
" I am allergic to Wellbutrin. It's on my list . I was on it ...5 years and none have worked for me. I even tried St John's Wort but I didn't enjoy taking 6 a... "

taking the St John's Wort at night and found it's helped...
" ...been taking the St John's Wort at night and found it's helped with the ...sleep tremendously. The Welbutrin does not help me with anxiety, sleep problems ...(ps. I also take calcium supple... "

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meds until u find one that doesn't have side effects...
" ...meds. I take Wellbutrin. It leaves me energized and I get things done. U have to become like a human experiment and keep switching meds until u find one that doesn't have side effects and works f... "

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and I promptly stopped because it gave me crazy dreams...
" ...5-htp and St. John's Wort, back when I knew nothing, and I promptly stopped because it gave me crazy dreams. Ironically, the Wellbutrin I'm now on gives me insane and pretty vivid dreams, too, but... "

before and it worked for the most part, I actually...
" Taking Wellbutrtin and St. John's Wort. I've taken Wellbutrin before and it worked for the most part, I actually lost a lot ...it, but this time I'm stacking it with St. John's Wort since I've been... "

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and am taking 900 mg of St. John's Wort. My appetite is...
" ...Wellbutrin for 1 month. It was like POISON in my body. I suffered horrendous hypertension, sweats and also had a lovely psychotic breakdown. I ...and am taking 900 mg of St. John's Wort. My a... "

but I was allergic, Wellbutrin, many adverse side effects...
" ...3rd Wellbutrin, now SJW Celexa had adverse side effects, zoloft, no side effects but I was allergic, Wellbutrin, many adverse side effects and very allergic. I am now trying St. John's Wort.... "

Wort cause of what y'all said, but I'm feeling nauseated...
" ...Celexa to take once a day with my 300MG XL Wellbutrin and I'm not ...this. I mean, I stopped taking the St. John's Wort cause of what y'all said, but I'm feeling nauseated and dizzy and feel lik... "

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took Wellbutrin at 150 mg per day for a month, and now 200...
" I took Wellbutrin at 150 mg per day for a month, and ...6 weeks, something should have happened by now. It really hasn't. I took St. John's Wort before this and it was much more effectiv... "

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