Prozac vs Wellbutrin

Prozac
(Rx)
Wellbutrin
(Rx)
Prozac is an antidepressant medication.
Wellbutrin is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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December 29, 1987
December 30, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
366,035 Discussions
284,484 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for OCD
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Panic
#7 for Mood Swings
Prozac is prescribed for Depression and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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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Pro
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
3
Suicidal behavior
3
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
Wel
Seizures
5
Nausea
3
Dizziness
3
Suicidal behavior
2
Psychosis
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Paranoia
1
Hair Loss
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Dry Mouth
1
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Prozac
Pro
Wellbutrin
Wel
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pro
Wel
9
0
Nausea
Pro
Wel
3
3
Suicidal behavior
Pro
Wel
3
2
Dizziness
Pro
Wel
2
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Pro
Wel
2
0
Numbness
Pro
Wel
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Pro
Wel
2
1
Drowsiness
Pro
Wel
1
0
Decreased Libido
Pro
Wel
1
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Pro
Wel
1
0
Seizures
Wel
Pro
5
0
Nausea
Wel
Pro
3
3
Dizziness
Wel
Pro
3
2
Suicidal behavior
Wel
Pro
2
3
Psychosis
Wel
Pro
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Wel
Pro
1
2
Paranoia
Wel
Pro
1
0
Hair Loss
Wel
Pro
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Wel
Pro
1
0
Dry Mouth
Wel
Pro
1
0
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 Prozac 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 Prozac 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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Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 100 mg
Liquid: 20 mg/5 mL
Solution: 20 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 10 mg
Tablet: 75 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluoxetine Hcl
Bupropion Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Prozac and Wellbutrin: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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