170 patient evaluations for Bupropion

Wavewatcher
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Wavewatcher
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Aug 15, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: They changed me to Prozac because they thought it would work better with my other drugs and with the MS.

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sumac333
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sumac333
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
61 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jul 15, 2012 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped with decreasing appetite. helped with increased sex drive. probably "fueling" mania
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 5, 2009 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: for the most part i have little to no appetite when i'm on this drug and was able to loose over 40 pounds after going on it. i've since also gone on lamictal and lithium and have gained about 20 pounds. my daughters say i look much healthier now. i also like this drug because i don't feel it affects me sexually--i.e. it does not affect my sex drive when i am on it. i just have a $10 copay monthly. insurance pays the following.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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isilzha
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isilzha
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F40y
FM:10y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Dysthymia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this in the AM when I get up. It does help me wake up (like caffeine, almost)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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kcj1963
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kcj1963
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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May 15, 2012 (Started Oct 14, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: not only did this help my attitude, but it increased my libido..:)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 27, 2012 (Started Oct 14, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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mountainlion
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mountainlion
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
38 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Apr 27, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jiwhite
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jiwhite
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
45 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
GAD

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Apr 8, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use a pill organizer to keep track of whether or not I have taken my pills for the day and take them at the same time every day. I take pills at night when possible to minimize nausea.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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cj.hamilton
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cj.hamilton
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 19
Condition: Reactive Attachment Disorder 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Reactive Attachment Disorder

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Mar 10, 2012 (Started Apr 28, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Dysthymia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Anorexia (appetite loss)

Jul 3, 2011 (Started Apr 28, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Augmented with Escitalopram.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Anorexia (appetite loss)

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lilybet
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lilybet
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
54 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Feb 23, 2012 (Started Mar 24, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Reactive Depression: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I really can't tell if Wellbutrin is helping me or not. The last several years have been so difficult for me that I'm not sure anything can help except time (and good psychotherapy!)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Mar 24, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Reactive Depression: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've been taking Wellbutrin since 2006. Since I've had several severe depression episodes since then, I really don't think it is helping at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 9, 2008 (Started Mar 24, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Well, I'm still depressed somewhat. But the reasons for it are more than biochemical, so I'm taking the med. Who knows what kind of shape I'd be in without it? (previously, bad!)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Anna-Magdalena
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Data Quality: 2 stars
63 years
Female
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ATEC
  • Speech: 3
  • Sociability: 14
  • Sensory/Cognitive Awareness: 12
  • Health/Physical Behavior: 8
  • ATEC score: 37
I have:
Autism

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Feb 9, 2012 (Started Mar 29, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar I Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily

Sep 6, 2011 (Started Mar 29, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar I Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 x 150 mg/24 hours Daily

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raehex
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raehex
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F23y
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 7, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps you lose weight!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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