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Wellbutrin Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Wellbutrin is used to treats major depression. It work by altering levels of the brain chemicals norepinephrine and dopamine.

Wellbutrin Dosage

  • If you are takingWellbutrin, then the usual starting dosage is 450 milligrams per day.
  • If you are taking Wellbutrin SR, then the usual starting dose is 150 milligrams in the morning.

Uses of Wellbutrin

  • It is used to treats major depression.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Wellbutrin

Before taken Wellbutrin 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. Side effects may include:

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

Warnings and precautions before taking Wellbutrin:

  • You should tell your doctor if you have heart trouble, or kidney disease before you start taking Wellbutrin. You should be used Wellbutrin with extreme caution if you have cirrhosis of the liver.
  • 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.
  • You should stop taking Wellbutrin and call your doctor immediately if you have difficulty breathing or swallowing; notice swelling in your face, or throat; develop swollen arms and legs.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Wellbutrin 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 with the following:

  • Beta blockers such as Inderal, Lopressor, and Tenormin
  • Carbamazepinel
  • Heart-stabilizing drugs such as Rythmol and Tambocor
  • Levodopa
  • Nicotine patches such as Habitrol, NicoDerm CQ, and Nicotrol patch
  • Orphenadrine
  • Phenobarbital

After taken Wellbutrin 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 overdose include:

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

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