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Does tablet Effexor cause a delay in orgasm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently taking Allegron TCA 75 mg. Previously I was on Effexor, which was good except for delayed orgasm. So my doctor decided to taper and switched me to Allegron. I am currently experiencing anger and overwhelming or sad crying at times. I am not sure if this is from tapering Ef...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation. You need to gradually taper your tablet Allegron 75 mg (Nortriptyline), and you can take a tablet Wellbutrin (Bupropion hydrochloride) 75 mg. It is one of the best medications that have min...  Read Full »

Can the brown mark on my cornea with unaltered vision be due to tablet Wellbutrin?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a brown mark on my cornea for three years. But vision is clear, and I do not have any pain. I currently take Wellbutrin 150 mg.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Souhad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pigment (the brown spot) is deposited in the conjunctiva and not in the cornea; hence no visual distortion is present. However, if this spot has appeared after taking tablet Wellbutrin, I recommend you get a complete eye examination, including an eye ...  Read Full »

Will switching to Wellbutrin from Cymbalta cause any adverse effects?

Query: Hi doctor, My current medications are 60 mg Cymbalta for depression and 300 mg Seroquel for the sleep disorder. I am in my 40s and I have had a few episodes of depression during my lifetime. I was lucky enough to be able to attend a psychiatrist in a country I lived in for a long time. It was a g...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. You can take Cymbalta and Seroquel. You are already on both medications, so you should continue both medications. If you fill depressed then take tablet Wellbutrin 150 mg once in the morning for a short period of time, th...  Read Full »

Will taking two doses of Wellbutrin 150 mg potentially make up 300 mg?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently on Wellbutrin XL 150 mg per I am going to put up to 300 mg before I do so. Our pharmacy is currently out of 300 mg. They do have a generic brand which I do not like. In cases such as this, is it fine to take 2 doses of the 150 mg to make up the 300 mg? Or is that not po...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Wellbutrin XL ( Bupropion XL) can be increased to 300 mg XL once daily in the morning after you have been taking Wellbutrin XL for at least four days. The dose has to be increased gradually to minimize the risk of side effects like seizures. If Wellbutrin XL 300 mg ...  Read Full »

My anxiety is worsened after using Klonopin and having panic attacks in the morning. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and take both Prozac and Wellbutrin daily. I also have extreme anxiety and take Klonopin. Lately, my anxiety has worsened to the point that the Klonopin does not help like it once did. I wake up almost every morning having a panic a...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Anxiety disorder and related panic attacks are best managed by a combination of medication and psychological therapy like CBT. Prozac (Fluoxetine) is effective not only against depression but also helps with anxiety. Discuss with your doctor whether you are on the opti...  Read Full »

What is Wellbutrin honeymoon period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old with height 5'8", weight 120 kg, and married. I have been suffering from anxiety and depression for the past 12 years. One day I was driving to college and suddenly got a panic attack all of a sudden for the first time. I was really scared and thought I would die. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your problem and understand your concern. The doses of Wellbutrin (Bupropion) are towards higher side and dose of Seroxat CR (Paroxetine) is towards lower side, while benzodiazepine is also towards higher side, but it can be gradually tapered to lowe...  Read Full »

I had started with treatment for GAD. I cannot do anything without medication after I have withdrawn it. Help me tune the medications for extended usage

Query: Hello Doctor, I have started treatment of GAD before 2.5 months as follows: (60 mg Paxil daily, 150 mg Wellbutrin one time daily and 15 mg Buspar twice a day) in addition to CTB. The results were very good and the anxiety and accompanying depression went away. Now I cannot do anything without medic...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At first I would like to tell you briefly about Generalized Anxiety Disorder or GAD that you are already well aware of. This is a chronic, relapsing and debilitating common psychiatric disorder characterized by anxiety and worry about several events and activities for ...  Read Full »

How to tackle depression until I meet my psychiatrist?

Query: Hi doctor,I have chronic depression as a result of trauma and abuse. I was taking Wellbutrin. I changed my job and moved to a new place. So, I ran out of the medication. Now, I am experiencing lethargy, fatigue and loss of interest. I am a bit concerned. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is quite obviously appears to be the re-emergence of depression due to stoppage of medications. It should ideally be treated by reinstitution of the medicines. If that is not possible, then certain temporary measures can be used. Sleep deprivation is s...  Read Full »

Please suggest the best drug for GAD and social phobia. What are its side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, I will first summarize my case, and then I will put my query. I had been diagnosed to have GAD and social phobia before 10 years, and I was taking Paxil 20 mg daily in the evening along with CBT. The result was excellent. The anxiety and depression went away, but with a very high level o...  Read Full »


Dr. Maneesh Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. Out of the three options, the third option would be the best possible concerning the balance between the effectiveness and side effects. Zoloft (Sertraline) and Lexapro (Escitalopram), both are almost equal regarding the side effects and efficacy. Ba...  Read Full »

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