4 patient evaluations for Bupropion taken for the purpose of 'anxious mood' 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 15, 2010 (Started Mar 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 3, 2009 (Started Mar 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vertigo, internal temperamental thoughts, guilt or self blame, self hatred or loathing, stomach pain, moodiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine has helped me curb my need for nicotine, but has caused major moodiness and dizziness.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, guilt or self blame, self hatred or loathing, internal temperamental thoughts, moodiness, stomach pain

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 19, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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