Strattera vs Wellbutrin

Strattera
(Rx)
Wellbutrin
(Rx)
Strattera is an ADHD medication.
Wellbutrin is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
3.0
Concern level
2.4
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.4
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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November 26, 2002
December 30, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
67,827 Discussions
284,627 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Inattentive
Strattera is prescribed for ADHD and ADD 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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Str
Depression
10
Tiredness
5
Insomnia
3
Irritability
2
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Headaches
2
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
2
Drowsiness
1
Wel
Seizures
3
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Psychosis
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Paranoia
1
Hair Loss
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Dry Mouth
1
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Strattera
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Wellbutrin
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Depression
Str
Wel
10
0
Tiredness
Str
Wel
5
0
Insomnia
Str
Wel
3
0
Irritability
Str
Wel
2
0
Nausea
Str
Wel
2
2
Mood Swings
Str
Wel
2
0
Headaches
Str
Wel
2
0
Weight Gain
Str
Wel
2
0
Weight Loss
Str
Wel
2
0
Drowsiness
Str
Wel
1
0
Seizures
Wel
Str
3
0
Nausea
Wel
Str
2
2
Dizziness
Wel
Str
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Wel
Str
1
0
Psychosis
Wel
Str
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Wel
Str
1
0
Paranoia
Wel
Str
1
0
Hair Loss
Wel
Str
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Wel
Str
1
0
Dry Mouth
Wel
Str
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 Strattera 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 Strattera 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, 18 mg, 25 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 75 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Atomoxetine Hcl
Bupropion Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Strattera and Wellbutrin: Severe 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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