184 patient evaluations for Bupropion

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May 16, 2011 (Started Apr 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 2, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 10, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: I have noticed lately that I have been swaying from one leg to the other when standing. I seem to have boundless energy. I must also note that I have been stepping up my gym routine. I also am on Atkins. So, My weight loss is not from depression. But, right now I adore this medication. I am elated in every sense of the word. And I started it July 5th. I have another prescription to pick up but I have some left over from the previously discontinued round of therapy. Anyone else experiencing the swaying? It seems like I just always want to run. I weigh over 200 pounds. This is strange to me. Hopefully, I will not be so big for long. I welcome all comments and feedback! Thanks! Daevyn
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 9, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: I have 2 side effects that are wonderful with Wellbutrin XL. The first of which is it helped me to quit smoking over 3 years ago. I was taken off of this around the first of the year (2010) because my liver enzymes (ALT) were elevated. In May, I had a dream I was buying cigarettes and the next day the cravings were unbearable. I started to smoke again. I was given another persciption for Wellbutrin XL on July 5th, 2010. I am hopeful that it will help me again as it has done in the past. The second side effect is having a higher sex drive. The Celebrex had diminished it a bit even though I am on a low dose. Other than the liver tests being elevated I have absolutely no issues being on this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 29, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 8, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2011 (Started Jan 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 11, 2010 (Started Jan 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Increased anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 30, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 29, 2011 (Started Oct 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: hydrobromide 522 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: The only reason I stopped the Aplenzin,was because my psychiatrist is no longer getting samples - he gave me samples. He has switched me to Wellbutrin XR
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 18, 2010 (Started Oct 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: hydrobromide 522 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't really tell how much it helps, but I am much better than I used to be, so the efficacy may be higher than just slight

Nov 23, 2009 (Started Oct 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: hydrobromide 522 mg/24 hours Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 25, 2011 (Started Nov 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depression with anxiety)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Aug 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none
Side effects: Dry mouth

Oct 19, 2009 (Started Aug 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth

Aug 13, 2009 (Started Aug 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth

Jul 4, 2009 (Started Aug 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth

May 12, 2009 (Started Aug 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: Dry mouth

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Aug 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If taken to late in the day (past about lunch) you will not sleep well at night! That"s assuming you get up around 530 AM & go to bed around 9PM.
Side effects: Dry mouth

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