Bupropion

Bupropion is an antidepressant. It works by increasing the activity of dopamine and norepinephrine. It comes in both immediate-release and extended-release forms. It is used in the treatment of depression, for quitting smoking, seasonal affective disorder, etc. It is contraindicated in patients with a seizure disorder, alcohol intake, and patients on monoamine oxidase inhibitor. Side effects are constipation, confusion, headache, nausea, seizure, dizziness, sweating, rash, fast heartbeat, etc.

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Does intake of Chantix alter a person's memory?

Query: Hi doctor, I started taking Chantix to quit smoking for around three months now. The side effects I noticed were vivid dreams and becoming more withdrawn. Two months back, my girlfriend and I got into a domestic dispute. My honest memory of this incident is that she started verbally abusing me from ...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The behavioral disturbances that you had exhibited were unlikely to have been caused by Chantix (Varenicline). It is just that you got disturbed that day and had reacted to the stressful situation. The memories that you have are real time memories and not imagined as you...  Read Full »

Does medication used for schizophrenic disorder cause weight loss and lethargy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34 year old male weighing 81 kg. I had my first manic episode 16 years back, for which I was put under psychiatric care for two months. Then again after a couple of years, I had some depressive symptoms for which I was prescribed Escitalopram 20 mg once daily and some ayurvedic ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have bipolar affective disorder and currently in the depression phase. According to me, your thyroid disturbances should have been treated while taking Lithium, rather than discontinuing it, as Lithium is the best medicine for your condition. Los...  Read Full »

I am unable to stop smoking. Kindly suggest some steps to stop it.

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 20. I smoke five to six cigarettes per day for the last one year. I am unable to stop smoking. Please help me to get out of it. I do not want to smoke.  Read Full »


Dr. Shinas Hussain A P

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I appreciate you for taking a forward step to quit smoking.It is quite easy for you to quit smoking because it is just one year since you are into it.First of all, you need to set a quit date and inform your family and friends that you are quitting. Have a healthy diet a...  Read Full »

Why do I get severe stomach problems with Sertraline?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on Sertraline 100 mg, Amitriptyline 25 mg, and Chlordiazepoxide 10 mg for 15 years. They worked well. But nowadays, I am feeling depressed and unable to sleep with the above medications. I am a writer, and now I am finding difficulty focusing and lacking the right words to...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation. You may have a major depressive disorder. There is also non-pharmacological management for your depression. You should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will help you. 1. Do exercises daily for 30 - 45 minutes,...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines for anxiety, depression, and anger, without any sexual side effects.

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking medicine for anxiety, depression, and anger from the last 8 to 10 years, but not continuously. Right now, I m taking Panazep 25, Bupron 150, and Dicorate 500 all at night. I had sexual problems from the past 40 days, so the doctor advised to take Sildenafil 50. Now I feel 5...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you are taking too many antidepressants, like Panazep 25 (Paroxetine) and Bupron 150 (Buproprion). Panazep has the side effect of reduced libido and erectile dysfunction when taken over a longer period. Hence, the same is happening with you. Currently, t...  Read Full »

Can anti-anxiety medication cause erectile dysfunction and decrease libido?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married last month. I am not able to maintain a strong erection that is needed for penetration. And, my libido is also low nowadays.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I request you to provide following information so the diagnosis can be made and suitable remedy can be offered. Have you experienced the same issues while masturbating or doing sex in the past? How did the problem start...  Read Full »

Please suggest a way to maintain a healthy sex life.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from mild depression for the last two years. A year ago, I got married. Our sex life is not good. Now, we are planning for a baby. How to boost my sex life?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. To maintain a good sex life, the first and foremost is a healthy body and mind. As I see that you are having depression, there is an urgent need to treat it immediately, if not done already. I feel Bupropion could be an opt...  Read Full »

What can cause erection problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I have experienced a problem in erection since last three months. I am a smoker. The testosterone level in my last routine medical checkup was 134. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problem very well. But, before providing any adequate solution to your problem, it is necessary to understand your problem with specific details. Please provide the following information first. What is your age, marital status, frequency of sexual...  Read Full »

Kindly prescribe medication to improve concentration.

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot concentrate because when I study I feel I am not able to memorize. I want any medication maybe for 1 month for concentration. My doctor gave me Bupropion but it is no good for me.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query, I can understand that you are having difficulties related to poor concentration. There can be different reasons for struggling with poor concentration. More information will be needed to clarify the etiology behind poor concentration so that you can ...  Read Full »

Will Bupropion cause loss of smell?

Query: Hello doctor, I need your help?  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am here to help you.  Read Full »

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