Baclofen vs Wellbutrin

Baclofen
(Rx)
Wellbutrin
(Rx)
Baclofen is a muscle relaxant.
Wellbutrin is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
4.5
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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July 21, 1988
December 30, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
66,358 Discussions
284,484 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Spasticity
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Stiffness
#5 for Nerve Pain
#6 for Cramping
#7 for Leg Cramps
Baclofen is prescribed for Spasticity, Stiffness, Nerve Pain and Cramping and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Smoking
#4 for Tiredness
#7 for Weight Loss
#8 for ADHD
#9 for ADD
#10 for Panic Attacks
#11 for Addiction
#12 for OCD
#15 for Panic
#16 for Mood Swings
#17 for Social Anxiety
Wellbutrin is prescribed for Depression and Smoking and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety and Tiredness, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Depression
6
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
3
Euphoria
1
Vomiting
1
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Stroke
1
Wel
Seizures
6
Nausea
4
Dizziness
3
Suicidal behavior
2
Psychosis
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Paranoia
1
Hair Loss
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Dry Mouth
1
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Baclofen
Bac
Wellbutrin
Wel
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bac
Wel
9
0
Depression
Bac
Wel
6
0
Drowsiness
Bac
Wel
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Wel
3
4
Euphoria
Bac
Wel
1
0
Vomiting
Bac
Wel
1
0
Hallucinations
Bac
Wel
1
0
Itching
Bac
Wel
1
0
Dry Mouth
Bac
Wel
1
1
Stroke
Bac
Wel
1
0
Seizures
Wel
Bac
6
0
Nausea
Wel
Bac
4
3
Dizziness
Wel
Bac
3
0
Suicidal behavior
Wel
Bac
2
0
Psychosis
Wel
Bac
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Wel
Bac
2
0
Paranoia
Wel
Bac
1
0
Hair Loss
Wel
Bac
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Wel
Bac
1
0
Dry Mouth
Wel
Bac
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Baclofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Wellbutrin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Baclofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wellbutrin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 20000 mcg/20mL (1,000 mcg/mL), 40000 mcg/20mL (2,000 mcg/mL), 10000 mcg/20mL (500 mcg/mL), 50 mcg/mL, 500 mcg/mL, 2000 mcg/mL
Syringe: 20000 mcg/20mL (1,000 mcg/mL), 40000 mcg/20mL (2,000 mcg/mL), 10000 mcg/20mL (500 mcg/mL), 50 mcg/mL (1 mL)
Kit: 500 mcg/mL, 0.05 mg/mL
Tablet: 10 mg, 20 mg
Tablet: 75 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Baclofen
Bupropion Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Baclofen and Wellbutrin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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