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

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Dec 1, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Apr 8, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (morning nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2017 (Started Oct 02, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 9, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I poured into pill boxes and took them the same time daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 2, 2015 (Started Mar 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2014 (Started Nov 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (loss of appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: Added this to Lexapro after reading about the STAR D trials. Lexapro was a miracle compared to my untreated MDD but did not give me complete relief. I had previously tried this drug before alone for MDD but stopped due to nausea and vomiting. Tried it as an add on and it again made me sick. However, I had had more unpleasant med experiences since the last time I had tried it, so I kept taking it regardless. The vomiting and nausea side effects went away after about 10 days. I think it is great with Lexapro since the two drugs side effects seem to cancel each other out. Lexapro made me want to sleep 10 hours a night. Wellbutrin wants to give me insomia. Together = 7 hours of sleep a night. Lexapro wants to give me constipation while Bup wants to give you the runs. Together = totally normal. Lex wants me to eat everything and bup wants me to never eat. Together = normal weight.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2012 (Started Oct 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dehydration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: effective, no side effects
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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
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