11 patient evaluations for Bupropion taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Feb 6, 2017 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tobacco use disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I continue taking Wellbutrin daily in the morning. I have many helpful strategies for reducing anxiety. Pair those coping skills with this medication, I have been able to avoid the benzodiazepines. I initially asked Pdoc for this med to assist my stop smoking nicotine efforts. The effects of the anti-anxiety component were noticeable behaviorally: symptoms reduced and intensity of symptoms lessened. As far as helping with my depression, I have been without an episode of major depression for as long as I have been taking Wellbutrin. I don't allocate all credit to this med. I take Trintellix also.I have noticed a more consistent level of lower anxiety on Wellbutrin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 29, 2015 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tobacco use disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just wanting to update. I continue taking Wellbutrin daily in the morning. I have many helpful strategies for reducing anxiety. Pair those coping skills with this medication, I have been able to avoid the benzodiazepines.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2011 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I initially asked Pdoc for this med to assist my stop smoking nicotine efforts. The effects of the anti-anxiety component were noticeable behaviorally: symptoms reduced and intensity of symptoms lessened. As far as helping with my depression, I have been without an episode of major depression for as long as I have been taking wellbutrin. I don't allocate all credit to this med. I take Pristiq also. So, did it help me quit smoking? not yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have noticed a more consistent level of lower anxiety on Wellbutrin. It has also noticeably helped decrease the depression a degree during episodes. I have also decreased my tabacco intake since taking .
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 24, 2015 (Started Apr 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2015 (Started Sep 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 4, 2014 (Started Sep 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tobacco use disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 14, 2013 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 29, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 11, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Jan 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 18, 2012 (Started Jul 23, 2012)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nervousness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doctor was reworking my meds.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Oct 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Oct 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Loss of sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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