Wellbutrin vs Zoloft

Wellbutrin
(Rx)
Zoloft
(Rx)
Wellbutrin is an antidepressant medication.
Zoloft is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.8
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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December 30, 1985
December 30, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
286,252 Discussions
379,433 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for OCD
#6 for Panic
#7 for Headaches
#9 for Anger
#10 for Weight Loss
#11 for Social Anxiety
#12 for ADHD
#13 for GAD
#14 for Mood Swings
#15 for Anxiety Attacks
#16 for Panic Disorder
#17 for PTSD
Zoloft is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Zol
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
5
Dizziness
4
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Drowsiness
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Palpitations
1
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Wel
Zoloft
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Seizures
Wel
Zol
5
0
Nausea
Wel
Zol
3
5
Dizziness
Wel
Zol
3
4
Suicidal behavior
Wel
Zol
2
2
Psychosis
Wel
Zol
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Wel
Zol
1
1
Paranoia
Wel
Zol
1
0
Hair Loss
Wel
Zol
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Wel
Zol
1
0
Dry Mouth
Wel
Zol
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zol
Wel
9
0
Nausea
Zol
Wel
5
3
Dizziness
Zol
Wel
4
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Zol
Wel
2
0
Numbness
Zol
Wel
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Zol
Wel
2
2
Drowsiness
Zol
Wel
2
0
Decreased Libido
Zol
Wel
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Zol
Wel
1
1
Palpitations
Zol
Wel
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 Wellbutrin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Zoloft 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 Wellbutrin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zoloft and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 75 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 15 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Concentrate: 20 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Bupropion Hcl
Sertraline Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Wellbutrin and Zoloft: 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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