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I Am On Wellbutrin

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    "What Do You Think? Might She Be a Wellbutrin Girl?" - Apparently I am. My doctor gave it to me last august and I'm still on it, it helped pull me out of a deep depression.. Still...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Was just recently put on Wellbutrin 300mg 3 days ago I smoke a lot of weed and I'm wondering if this will have a negative or any sort of affect on me
    gwen8 gwen8 18-21, F Dec 8, 2013

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    I was just recently put on Wellbutrin 150 mg that my doctor instructed me to take in the morning. She also put me on Lexapro to be taken at night as well at 1 mg of Klonopin. I'm...
    Daphne75 Daphne75 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    I have been using for less than a month. The only side effects I have experienced are headaches and adverse reactions to alcohol. My depression is better and I have more energy...
    ateady ateady 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Day Two - i am on day two wellbuptin150 mg and wondering how long before i see results for my depression?
    clew1 clew1 36-40, F Sep 20, 2012

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    Just Started Taking It Again And I Feel Terrible.... - I just started back on Wellbutrin almost two weeks ago after being off of it for a little over a year and I feel terrible! I...
    Erniesmycat Erniesmycat 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    Dlag - Hi all. I am new here so this is my first post. I apologize in advance if it's on the long side. I have battled with depression and anxiety issues for about 8 years. I...
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    I Have Been On Every Anti-depressant and Am Now On Wellbutrin... - I have been on every antidepressant available and am now on Wellbutrin.  For a while I was on Zoloft and...
    lonelyintexas lonelyintexas 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2008

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    Zyban, Wellbutrin. Chantix Nitemare -  I lost someone I loved very much to Mania induced from these drugs. He was depressed and was prescribed Wellbutrin. He smoked and so...
    getbigpharm getbigpharm 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    Wellbutrin - If you read my last Wellbutrin story, you know ive been going through hell. Today is day 15, & after doing some research i learned you are supposed to gradually up...
    Melocalypse Melocalypse 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    I'm A Long Time Wellbutrin Xl User - 450 mg Wellbutrin XL for 5+ years. I think it's not doing the job anymore, but I will miss it because it was real good for many years...
    JakeNY JakeNY 46-50, M Aug 4, 2012

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    I have been on Bupropion XL for 5 months. My prescription is for 300 mg a day. I take 1200 mg A DAY through the day taking 150 mg every few hours or so with no side effects and I...
    sroyal1448 sroyal1448 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Wellbutrin Helping The Anxiety But May Be Causing Hearing Loss.... - I was taking paxil for 3 years and my medical professional advised it wasn't a good idea to continue that long...
    ZaZaVlas ZaZaVlas 46-50 1 Response Sep 14, 2012

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    WB Makes Me Feel Worse Than I Started -   First, I am so glad I found this!! I thought I was losing my mind! Or even being a hypochondriac. I do not see a doctor often and have...
    LMTWYL LMTWYL 31-35 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    On Wellbutrin For 12 Years, Off For 4 Months, Now Back On. - I was on Wellbutin for 12 years, XL started at 150 and slowly went up to 450 over the years. I have depression...
    sleepyb sleepyb 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Wellbutrin and Me - I began taking 150 mg of wellbutrin, as an addition to another antidepressant, more than a month ago.  In two weeks I was feeling with...
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 3 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Just Started Taking Wellbutrin As Well: - I'm on the 4th day taking 150mg in the mornings and have barely slept for the past 3 nights, I think that's the worse side effect so far...
    PoppyFoxx PoppyFoxx 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    It Works For Me So Far - I've been taking Wellbutrin (100mg SR 2x daily) for 16 days now and I'm already starting to see good results.  I was on Prozac for 2 months (20mg/day...
    dm1290 dm1290 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    New User Of Wellbutrin - I started taking 100 mg. Of wellbutrin generic 2x a day three weeks ago. I take it for depression. I, however have no energy and whenever I sit down I can...
    Nonatona Nonatona 61-65, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    Yep Not Working - It is sooooo not working. I have been on Wellbutrin for 4 weeks , and it is so not working , i keep waiitng ....
    ginaantonia ginaantonia 26-30, F 11 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    All The Help I Can.. - I just started on Wellbutrin 150mg. today. I want my last night of trying to cram every bread product I have in the house in my mouth during the night. I...
    mariadomenica1 mariadomenica1 56-60 Sep 19, 2013

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    Will I Lose Weight On Wellbutrin The 2nd Time Around? - Will I lose weight on Wellbutrin the 2nd time around? The first time I took it, I was taking 300mg of the generic for...
    jillgrand123 jillgrand123 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    Side Effects - Have been on wellbutrin for 5 days now, the second day I got really lightheaded and a fast heart rate.That has subsided now but I am waiting for the decrease in...
    km122 km122 46-50, F 4 Responses May 7, 2010

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    Just Started On Wellbutrin.....Feeling Iffy. - I am going to start by saying that I have had poor experiences in the past with SSRI anti-depression. The last one I was prescribed...
    Mykelley Mykelley 41-45 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    I Have Been On Wellbutrin 300mg For 3 Months Now. - And I am just now starting to notice changes. I am very over-emotional and before I would get upset about something and be...
    Threeootwo Threeootwo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    Just Need To Hear Someone Who Is On This Med. - I will be 44 years old in a few days an I have been on this med for one month.. I can feel the difference an I feel like i have...
    starlite44 starlite44 41-45, F 11 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Wellbutrin 150mg X 2 For Many Years - I can't remember exactly when I started taking this drug, but I can remember exactly why! I suspect it was around 12 years ago that I...
    joken joken 61-65, M Jan 20, 2013

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    Here We Go! - I have battled depression for the past couple years. A year ago I decided to seek help. My doctor prescribed Citalopram and it did not help me at all. In fact, it...
    pjspelce pjspelce 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    Not Sure Abour Wellbutrin - I was very tired... lots of work... started on 150mg wellbutrin for a month and a month already on 300mg... I have moments of somnolence, dizziness. I...
    piolaboy piolaboy 31-35 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    15 Year Zoloft User Starting On Bupropion (wellbutrin) - Feels good to write this down in words. Have been on Zoloft (Sertraline) 15 years. About 3 or 4 months ago I was in the...
    4 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Just Switched From Cymbalta - I just started takin Wellbutrin 4 days ago. I am bipolar and also take Trileptal, Abilify and Buspar. I stopped taking Cymbalta because I was having...
    bipolargurl bipolargurl 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2012

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    I Feel Great - My doctor put me on wellbutrin 5 months ago. I was suffering from anxiety and severe depression. One and the only side effect of wb was it made my anxiety worse...
    Aautumn Aautumn 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2012

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    3rd Day Of Wellbutrin And.... - I have battled bouts of depression all of my life. I would get on a medication, feel pretty good after about 6 months and slowly wean off of meds...
    annaclair541 annaclair541 26-30 Jul 12, 2013

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    My Doc Said Stop Taking Wb - Ok, so after speaking w/ my doc, turns out I had to completely stop the WB. I did some research & everything I was (still, although I stopped...
    LMTWYL LMTWYL 31-35 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    Incurable Depression - hi evryone, i havent done this before, i just went from 10 years of celexa back to paxil i got sick so now iam to begin wellbutrin  tomrrow, and i am so...
    sadgirl7 sadgirl7 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Thank the Gods For This Drug - I've taken generic Wellbutrin for years (bupropion) and every day I am thankful for it's existence. I lead a very stressful life and I was really...
    mouse2cheese mouse2cheese 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    Wellbutrin Worse Than Depression? - hi! I am on Day 14 of taking Wellbutrin (well, the off brand) XL 450mg a day. I filled this Rx because the stresses in my life bogged me...
    Melocalypse Melocalypse 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    I Felt Disconnected - i was on 150mg of generic wellbutrin and i must admit i didnt take it for very long..the first few days i had major nausea and was dry heaving..i also just...
    Redbirdgirl88 Redbirdgirl88 31-35, F 3 Responses May 8, 2010

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    It's Finally My Turn - I am depressive.  Never tought it can happen to me but it did.  It came so slowly that I never felt it, just thinking that it was normal to become more...
    darkfiddler darkfiddler 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    Be Aware Of Possible Side Effect. Heart Pain - wellbutrin gave me anxiety. I had chest pain any time i got my heart rate up to 114 bpm. I mean grab your chest for 5 minutes pain...
    ssbrix ssbrix 51-55 Oct 21, 2012

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    I just started Wellbutrin 75mg (round purple pill)... I have taken it for two days and today will be my third... the first day I felt jittery at first and then nothing... I went...
    lostoam311 lostoam311 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I Am On Wellbutrin - Okay, I am going to lay this out, because I was so afraid of going on an anti-depressant.  I was only diagnosed with depression 5 months ago. ...
    gr8girl gr8girl 31-35 43 Responses May 10, 2008

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    New To It.... - I started Wellburtin because I have been miserable most of my life, and learned that this drug is, like, the only antidepressant that does not cause sexual problems...
    asina1985 asina1985 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    I WAS On Wellbutrin - Why did I go off it? I have no idea, other than the fact that I was forgetting to take it and didn't want the hassle of having to take trips to the doctor...
    jillgrand123 jillgrand123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    New To Wellburtin SR - I just started the generic for Wellbutrin. I have taken it the last 3 nights at bedtime. I am extremely cloudy minded and somewhat dizzy/nauseaus. I am...
    NewSB NewSB 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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