10 patient evaluations for Bupropion with a burden rating of Very hard to take

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Sep 14, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 10, 2011 (Started Aug 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Unable to take this medicine as the nausea was severe with vomiting
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 13, 2010 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: Very depressed, very tired, totally out of focus. No use taking an AD when it makes you more depressed, especially after 8 weeks. Went off of it cold turkey and never looked back.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Sep 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: This version of Wellbutrin drops out half way through the day and I get severe depression for about an hour then I go back to a low level depression. Helping remotely. Switched to Wellbutrin SR to level the med out throughout the day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Oct 11, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (still depressed, waking up feeling like you never slept)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: had paradoxical effect on me. Way more depressed, agitated, even suicidal thoughts.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: waking up feeling like you never slept, still depressed

Oct 5, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (still depressed, waking up feeling like you never slept)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This stuff makes me wicked tired. And remember to take the medicine about 6 hours between everyday to avoid having bad thoughts creep in.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: waking up feeling like you never slept, still depressed

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 31, 2010 (Started Aug 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for cognitive impairment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2009 (Started Sep 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (thoughts of overdosing, thoughts of death, self harm thoughts or urges, obsessive thoughts, racing thoughts, suicidal, dry mouth, insomnia, psychosis disorder, intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this was a bad choice for me very bad side effects from dry mouth to not being able to enter my mind at all to seeing and heaing things that are not there to the only thing in my head was a video of how to do it playing over and over to a fake foursed feeling happiness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: suicidal, thoughts of death, obsessive thoughts, dry mouth, racing thoughts, thoughts of overdosing, self harm thoughts or urges, intrusive thoughts images or impulses, insomnia, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Jul 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dry mouth, ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: Hard withdrawl
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, ringing in ears (tinnitus), ringing in ears (tinnitus)

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 14, 2008 (Started Apr 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (mood swings, suicidal thoughts or urges, panic attacks, uncontrollable crying, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Side effects: suicidal thoughts or urges, depressed mood, mood swings, uncontrollable crying, panic attacks

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 15, 2006 (Started Dec 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive sweating, agitation, elevated blood pressure, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are the type of person where you are a bit nervous naturally, on edge, then this anti-depressant is not the right choice for you. It is very popular as it works with dopamine, but for me it didn't help me as much as it made me constantly nervous, and I would go through extreme sweating from time to time especially a couple hours after I would take it. As I reflect back, I would get a lot of anxiousness, and had a hard time being in groups, which was never a problem prior.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: constipation, elevated blood pressure, agitation, excessive sweating, elevated blood pressure, agitation, excessive sweating

  • 1 helpful mark

May 10, 2002 (Started May 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It caused my upper body seizures to be exacerbated...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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