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

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Aug 5, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 1979)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg One time

Jun 5, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 1979)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: you need to talk to your Doctor about this treatment plan. some say it is to expense. I get my medIdecation from the VA

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 28, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: I took this exclusively for two years and found minimal effects. I'm now on Celexa, as well, and the combination is working, but I suspect it's really all the Celexa.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 6, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 150mg dosage is low. That was set 'to avoid problems with blood pressure' - I disagree with that and few other things, I'll have to find a new psychiatrist.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2012 (Started Mar 24, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for reactive depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for reactive depression)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Jan 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia/Low energy/Depression)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (extreme sedation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Be careful because it causes severe sedation.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 13, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: maybe giving me more energy
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

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

Oct 8, 2010 (Started Nov 20, 2008)

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

Mar 24, 2010 (Started Nov 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (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
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