Risperdal vs Wellbutrin SR

Risperdal
(Rx)
Wellbutrin SR
(Rx)
Risperdal is a bipolar medication and a psychosis medication.
Wellbutrin SR is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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December 29, 1993
October 4, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
74,727 Discussions
9,329 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#4 for Psychosis
#5 for ADHD
#6 for OCD
#7 for Anger
#8 for Schizophrenia
#9 for Autism
#10 for Paranoia
#11 for Mania
#12 for Hallucinations
#13 for Rage
#14 for Aggression
#15 for Tics
#16 for ADD
Risperdal is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Anger, Autism, Mania and Hallucinations and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for ADHD, OCD, Paranoia and Rage, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Tiredness
#4 for Weight Loss
#6 for Smoking
#8 for ADD
#9 for ADHD
#10 for Panic Attacks
#11 for OCD
#12 for Panic
#14 for Social Anxiety
#16 for Migraines
#17 for Mood Swings
#18 for Addiction
Wellbutrin SR is prescribed for Depression and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. 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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Ris
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Headaches
1
Allergy
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Exhaustion
1
Wel
Nausea
3
Dizziness
2
Dry Mouth
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Itching
1
Tinnitus
1
Rash
1
Paranoia
1
Palpitations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Wellbutrin SR
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Weight Gain
Ris
Wel
10
0
Tiredness
Ris
Wel
3
0
Weight Loss
Ris
Wel
2
0
Diabetes
Ris
Wel
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Ris
Wel
1
0
Headaches
Ris
Wel
1
0
Allergy
Ris
Wel
1
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Ris
Wel
1
0
Numbness
Ris
Wel
1
0
Exhaustion
Ris
Wel
1
0
Nausea
Wel
Ris
3
0
Dizziness
Wel
Ris
2
0
Dry Mouth
Wel
Ris
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Wel
Ris
1
0
Itching
Wel
Ris
1
0
Tinnitus
Wel
Ris
1
0
Rash
Wel
Ris
1
0
Paranoia
Wel
Ris
1
0
Palpitations
Wel
Ris
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Wel
Ris
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 Risperdal during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Wellbutrin SR 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 Risperdal and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wellbutrin SR and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg
Solution: 1 mg/mL
Tablet: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Risperidone
Bupropion Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Risperdal and Wellbutrin SR: 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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