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

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Jan 12, 2018 (Started Jun 30, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vomiting, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2017 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (insomnia, hot flashes, feeling tense or on edge, feeling feverish, facial flushing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are taking the generic extended release make sure it is not dose dumping - releasing too much medicine at once causing side effects. My MS doctor, PCP, and I thought I was in menopause with all the hot flashes and fevers of 99.6! Even kept going in to see if I had a UTI bc of the fevers! What a waste of my time and money!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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