General Information on Wellbutrin
Wellbutrin is used for treating seasonal affective disorder and major depression. This drug is also used for reducing nicotine cravings and other withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation. The generic name of this drug is Bupropion.
Wellbutrin is administered orally. It is available in form of normal oral tablets (Wellbutrin 75 mg, Wellbutrin 100 mg, and Wellbutrin 150 mg), extended release oral tablets (Wellbutrin 150 mg and Wellbutrin 300 mg), and sustained release oral tablets (Wellbutrin 150 mg and Wellbutrin 300 mg).
You need a doctor’s prescription to buy Wellbutrin. You must use this drug only for treating conditions for which it has been prescribed. Using it for unintended medical purposes may result in serious complications.
Side effects of Wellbutrin
Wellbutrin is contraindicated in patients who have/are:
- Used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (for example: phenelzine, isocarboxazid, furazolidone, rasagiline, tranylcypromine, or selegiline) in last 2 weeks
- An eating disorder like bulimia or anorexia
- Taking a 2nd form of Bupropion
- Seizure disorder
- Suddenly and recently stopped sedatives or alcohol
In certain medical conditions, Wellbutrin should be used with caution. Tell your healthcare provider in advance if you have/have had:
- Bipolar disorder
- Kidney disease
- High blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, or heart attack
- Liver disease
- Seizures, serious head injury, spinal cord or brain tumor
Antidepressants, including Bupropion, is known to increase suicidality in adults below 24 years, adolescents, and children. Your doctor may monitor you more closely, especially during the first few weeks of the treatment, if you are below 24 years and using Wellbutrin. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal thoughts or believe the depression is worsening.
You should not buy Wellbutrin if you have a known hypersensitivity to the drug. Symptoms that occur during a hypersensitivity reaction are: hives, wheezing, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, facial flushness, closing of the throat, trouble breathing, skin rashes, or shortness of breath. Inform your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects after taking a dosage of Wellbutrin.
Consult your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:
- Mental/mood changes, panic attacks, anxiety, trouble sleeping, hallucinations, irritability, hyperactivity, or restlessness
- Joint pain
The following mild side effects are also associated with this drug.
- Sleep problems
- Vomitting, nausea, dry mouth, or constipation
- Weight gain or loss
- Decreased sex drive
Wellbutrin is comes in Pregnancy Category C. In simpler terms, it is not known conclusively if this antidepressant is safe for unborn children. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy before starting treatment.
This drug may enter breast milk and harm a breastfeeding child. Before you buy Wellbutrin online, consult your doctor if it is safe to breastfeed during treatment.
Dosage of Wellbutrin
The recommended starting dosage of Wellbutrin for adult patients is 100 mg two times a day. The dosage, if required, may be increased to 100 mg three times a day after 3 or more days after the initiation of the treatment.
Drugs, such as cancer medicines, other antidepressants, anti-psychotic drugs, HIV medications, blood pressure or heart medications, and others, may interact with Wellbutrin. It is in your best interest to make your doctor aware about all drugs that you are taking.