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Wellbutrin XL Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Wellbutrin is an antidepressant medication. It is used in the treatment of depression.

Wellbutrin XL Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 150 milligrams per day.

Uses of Wellbutrin XL

  • Wellbutrin is used to treat a condition known as major depressive disorder.
  • It may also be used to treat other medical conditions those are listed in the medication guide.

Side Effects of Wellbutrin XL

Before taken Wellbutrin XL medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Wellbutrin XL. Side effects may include:

  • Agitation
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive sweating
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Tremor

Warnings and precautions before taking Wellbutrin XL:

  • If you have difficulty breathing or swallowing; notice swelling in your face, lips, tongue, or throat; develop swollen arms and legs, then you should call your doctor immediately.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.
  • This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, you should consult with your doctor if you have or have had seizures, eating disorders.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Wellbutrin XL with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Wellbutrin XL with the following:

  • Beta blockers such as Inderal,
  • Lopressor
  • Carbamazepine
  • Heart-stabilizing drugs
  • Levodopa
  • Nicotine patches

After taken Wellbutrin XL if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Wellbutrin XL overdose include:

  • Hallucinations
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Seizures
  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion

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