21 patient evaluations for Bupropion with a side effects rating of Severe

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Nov 1, 2016 (Started Aug 19, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (serotonin syndrome, night sweats, unrefreshing or poor sleep, constipation, shakiness, hot flashes, brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 18, 2016 (Started Mar 29, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for slow movement (bradykinesia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for overwhelming fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive sleeping (hypersomnia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for apathy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (memory problems, emotional sensitivity, sensory sensitivity, crying for no reason, anxious mood, panic attacks, anger, irritability, heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: As with any psych meds, watch your mood for any changes.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

Mar 31, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 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

Jul 13, 2010 (Started Jun 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (muscle pain, fever, rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Side effects: fever, muscle pain, rash or skin problems

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 24, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think that I'm one of the rare few for whom Bupropion causes hair loss and therefore given my vanity, it is not worth it. On the positive side of things, this drugs efficacy is amazing! It allows me to have my full range of my usual sex drive (which was never very hight to begin with) as well as be more in touch with my emotions without feeling out of control.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hair loss

  • 0 helpful marks
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