What is Wellbutrin used for?
Wellbutrin XL (active ingredient: Bupropion) is prescribed to treat depression or seasonal affective disorder. Wellbutrin XL (Bupropion) is an antidepressant that can be prescribed for smoking cessation as well as conditions such as mental/mood disorders.
Take Wellbutrin XL as directed by your doctor. If your stomach is upset you may take buproprion after a meal or snack. If you take buproprion late in the day that can cause insomnia. Do not crush or chew the extended-release tablet, as it can release all of the drugs at once which can increase the risk of side effects.
Wellbutrin comes in both 150 mg and 300 mg doses. Do not split tablets unless they are scored and your doctor tells you to do so. Swallow the tablet whole or split it without crushing. Do not adjust how you take Wellbutrin XL without consulting your doctor, do not stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor, your dose may be gradually decreased. If your condition worsens or does not improve tell your doctor.
The following uses are not listed in the professional labeling that is approved for Wellbutrin, but your healthcare professional can prescribe it for these reasons. Binge eating disorders and other mood disorders can be helped by buproprion. It can also be used to help suppress nicotine cravings and decrease withdrawal effects to help people quit smoking.
Wellbutrin XL may interact with medications that you take. Give your doctor a list of all of the medication you are taking so that they can determine whether you can safely use Wellbutrin XL. You should tell your doctor about other antidepressants you use as well as medications that are used for the prevention of blood clots. Furthermore, if you take cancer medications or medicines to treat heart problems or manage your blood pressure you also must inform your doctor.
The following medications may interact with Wellbutrin XL:
- Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq)
- Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
- Escitalopram (Lexapro)
- Fluvoxamine (Luvox)
- Oxybutynin (Ditropan)
- Metformin (Glucophage)
- Glimepiride (Amaryl)
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)
- Cellcept (mycophenolate)
This is not a complete list of all of the medications that interact with Wellbutrin XL. Keep a list of all prescription, non-prescription, and herbal products that you take and share it with your doctors. Do not start treatment with a new medication if you haven’t properly notified your primary doctor or health care professional.
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Along with a medication’s needed effects, it can also cause some unwanted side effects. Although not all of these side effects will occur, if they do they may need medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur talk to your doctor immediately:
- Dry mouth
- Irregular heartbeats
- Shortness of breath
- Trouble sleeping
- Buzzing or ringing in the ears
- Headache (severe)
- Skin rash, hives, or itching
- Beliefs that are false that can’t be changed by facts
- Harboring extreme distrust of people
- Hearing, feeling, or seeing things that are not there
- Seizures (convulsions)
- Trouble concentrating
Incidence not known
- Actions that are out of control
- Assaulting others
- Attacking others
- Being aggressive
- Being impulsive
- Chest pain or discomfort
- Fast or pounding heartbeat
- Inability to sit still
- Need to keep moving
- Talking, feeling, or acting with excitement
Some side effects will occur that do not usually require medical attention. These side effects will subside during treatment as your body adjusts to the medication. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you different ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects are bothersome or persist for a long time talk to your doctor:
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- Decrease in appetite
- Increased sweating
- Weight loss (unusual)
- Blurred vision
- Change in sense of taste
- Frequent need to urinate
- Sore throat
- Unusual feeling of wellbeing
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects so if you notice any other effects not listed, talk with your doctor.
DISCLAIMER: This information is intended for the education of those who want to buy Wellbutrin online Canada. This is not supposed to be a substitute for professional medical advice, treatment, or diagnosis. Always talk to your doctor or another medical professional with any questions you might have regarding your own condition or the medications you’re using before you buy Wellbutrin online Canada. Do not delay in asking medical advice or disregard professional advice because of the information you find here.