190 patient evaluations for Bupropion

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Apr 27, 2019 (Started Mar 28, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2019 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (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: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have found the 450mg daily to help with that low-level constant sadness. I feel as though the serotonin is being released! No, just kidding, I'm sure I can't but I have noticed an elevation in the morning after taking. Since my dose was raised from 300mg to 450mg my mood has lifted a bit. My head is out of the clouds. Please note: I also take Brintellix
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 6, 2017 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tobacco use disorder)
  • 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
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tobacco use disorder)
  • 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

Nov 11, 2018 (Started Mar 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 28, 2018 (Started Mar 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/24 hours Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 28, 2010 (Started Mar 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The Drs put me on Wellbutrin XL because with Effexor I have very little sexual desires and Wellbutrin is less invaseave.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 8, 2018 (Started Jul 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 175 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus)

Dec 18, 2013 (Started Jul 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus)

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Jul 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus)

Aug 30, 2010 (Started Jul 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus)

Jul 16, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus)

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 11, 2018 (Started May 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2018 (Started Jun 30, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, vomiting)
  • 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, feeling feverish, facial flushing, hot flashes, feeling tense or on edge)
  • 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

Dec 15, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 9, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take as prescribed, Med reactivated in June 2017
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2017 (Started Apr 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2012 (Started Apr 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have someone you trust remind you to take the medicines. I have my wife who reminds me, although I have the medicine in the cupboard by the glasses. When I experience headaches with the buproprion, I take some Aleve or Motrin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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