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Bupropion is an antidepressant medicine sold under the brand name Wellbutrin. Along with treating depressive disorders, it is also helpful in supporting smoking cessation, and mental and mood disorders. Common side effects of Wellbutrin include; nausea, vomiting, headache, constipation, pain in the joints, excessive sweating, sore throat, etc. This medicine is also known to increase blood pressure, therefore, a constant check of blood pressure is recommended while taking Wellbutrin.

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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 Eff...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

I am dependent on medication for GAD. Please help.

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

Having taken Bupropion for a month, I experienced cystic breakouts on my chin, lip, and forehead following which I discontinued it. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been on Wellbutrin for a month now. It caused me to break out with cysts on my chin, lip, and forehead. I just stopped taking it 24 hours back. I was just wondering how long it would take for the cysts to clear up. Before taking anti-depressants, I had little to no pimples. I hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to We will pay close attention to your worries and address all your questions with utmost care. Pimple is somewhat due to hormonal issues and can also occur if one has oily skin. I suggest you do the following: 1. Do not use hair oil or any sticky cream on the face. ...  Read Full »

I suffer from adult ADHD and IBS, for which I take medicines, but my physician wants to change my medications. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from adult ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Due to IBS, I suffer from constipation, gas, bloating, pain during ejaculation, and reflux hiatal hernia. I am currently on 150 mg of Wellbutrin and 40 mg of Tianeptine daily. My ph...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Keep yourself calm and relaxed, but do not panic. However, your treating physician, who has been familiar with your situation for some time, is beginning the medication in tiny quantities to gauge its effecti...  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 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 »

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 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 »

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