Abilify and wellbutrin xl

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I am taking 450 mg Wellbutrin with 40 mg. Lexapro and 10 mg. Abilify and I don't seem to have any particular side effects from the combination. I also take Zonegran, an anti-seizure drug that is used to treat neuropathic pain. My doctor gave me Xanax to take as needed, knowing the mixture that I already had. There doesn't seem to be a problem with that, either.
How do I switch frm Wellbutrin XL 400 mg to Prozac? Doctor is suggesting this weaning schedule: First week cut from 400 to at 300 mg 2 + 3 week decrease to 150 mg 4th Week 150mg every other day Week 4 start Prozac with 20 mg for 2 weeks then to 40 mg > Also taking abilify > Week 5 start to pull of abilify - cut tab in half (1 mg) week 6 stop Started first week and felt miserable. I have to work. Is there a better way?
I was on effexor xr 75mg for about 4 years until it quit on me, I added wellbutrin XL 150mg and stayed on the effex. for another year and weaned off just the effex. I've been on the wellbutrin fro another 4 years and I was great until I had to take methylprednisone (steriod) and I went off the deep end. But if I hadn't taken the steriod, I would be fine.
I've been on Wellbutrin for about 5 years and it's worked wonders for my depression. I also believe it's been a key factor in losing weight and maintaining my weight loss. During the first year and a half of taking it, I lost 30 pounds. Although I didn't necessarily feel less hungry, I felt like I had more energy and I was more in control of my impulsive behavior.
I have been on Wellbutrin Xl tabs, 150mg for the last 5 months. I have been gaining weight and the doctor said that I probably would loose weight on this drug. I am going to stop the drug as I am not going to gain all this weight. Please let me know why this if happening?
I took Abilify and Effexor (seperately) as well, Abilify was the last drug aimed at controling my largely depressive BP. It made me feel blah, less deeply depressed, but it gave me the rare side effect of blurred vision! It was taking a dosage of Effexor which gave me my first flamingly manic episode and caused me to be rediagnosed from severe depression to BP.
I took wellbutrin XL 150 mg for several months. I gained 10 pounds and constantly craved sugar and sweets. Everything smelled very strong. It also greatly increased my sex drive. that was nice but I couldn't handle the weight gain. I just want to warn everyone that not everyone loses weight I didn't.
Have been going through withdrawal symptoms of Effexor XR and Wellbutrin XL. Anxiety., agitation, very angry. nausea, voimiting, diarrhea. Hurting all over. Unable to sleep,, very restless. Nervous. Worrying over everything. Mind has been wondering and very fast thoughts. Dizzy, low bood pressure. Back to Dr today. Restarted on Effexor XR 150 mg and Wellbutrin XL 150 mg daily. Will cut back on Effexor XR weekly til I get off of it.
different people respond differrently to medications i gained weight on abilify and respiridone i am 200 lbs now and only you can take the risk good luck :)
I am taking wellbutrin for depression, I was on 150 twice a day of the wellbutrin sr for a month and then the dr changed it to the wellbutin xl 300 and I have been on this for about a week and I've noticed that I have increased appetite. Has anyone done this?
Wellbutrin XL 300mg daily Buspar HCL 60 mg daily Lamictal 125 mg daily Abilify 2mg daily Prozac 10 mg daily I've been a "napping" person since a teen and have been able to sleep in on the weekends for many years. However, for at least a year now, I've been sleeping 12 to 14 hours on days when I don't have to be somewhere and can take a nap if I sleep 10 hours or less (sometimes more).
5 mg Transdermal Therapeutic System) ■Vesanoid® capsules - Roche Laboratories (tretinoin) ■Wellbutrin® - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride) ■Wellbutrin SR® sustained-release tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride) ■Wellbutrin XL™ extended-release tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride) ■Xanax® - Pharmacia & Upjohn (alprazolam) ■Xanax XR® - Pharmacia & Upjohn (alprazolam) ■Zonegran® capsules - Eisai (zonisamide) ■Zyban® Sustained-Release tablets - GlaxoSmith
I live with major dpression/anxiety and am currently on Wellbutrin XL 400mg, Cymbalta 90 mg, Lexapro 10 mg, Repridal 10 mg and Xanax 3 mg and a couple of other non related meds. My doctor is trying to raise my energy level and simplify my meds. W ould ambilify help with energy? These seem like alot of meds to me,( my fomer doctor kept adding them as the depression did not get better). I am stable now but feel neither here nor there sort of emotionless. Any input would be appreciated.
I am on seroquel and abilify, and so far they havent caused any weight gain for me, or weight loss! I was on geodon at one point to, but that was a nightmare! You will have to sit back, and see what happens. If you really dont want the weight gain, then exercising should definitely help! I cant say for sure either, what the result will be!
I've been taking Wellbutrin 150mg XL once a day for over 2 weeks and while I'm fine in the morning, the depression sinks in later in the afternoon and all I want to do is eat cake, ice cream, sugary junk foods, and sleep. Why isn't the Wellbutrin keeping me "up" all day? Is craving sugary foods suggestive of serotonine deficiency? After I eat them I immediately get a jolt of energy and keep going but the problem is that I always overeat and already gained 10lb.
I am taking wellbutrin xl 300mgr, lexapro 20mg, trileptal 300mg, ativan .5mg and for my hypo-thyroid, synthroid 50mg. Can anyone refer me to a therapist, psychiatrist and out-patient partial program that accepts Medicare Insurance. I live in Southern, California (Los Angeles County), Woodland Hills of the West San Fernando Valley. My mood has been depressed, since an increase in my lexapro from 15mg to 20mg, I am not crying as much.
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com/abilify/home/index.jsp . They also have some useful information on the disorder and how abilify works to help control moods. - it seems to have less side effects than some drugs of its type based on what I have read.
I am on Wellbutrin XL, Ablify and Zoloft. I am still not doing better. Do you think they would put me on another Antidepressant also?
my post partum has now become manic ups and downs. what medication helped for other women? i am on wellbutrin xl, paxil, and abilify. i have really bad anger issues! i have gain about 40 pounds. i was wondering if there is a anti-depressant that is great for manic depression and to loose my depression weight. when i am depressed or stressed i eat until i feel sick. i am in serious need for help. please help me. i am not sure what meds could help my situation!
I am weaning myself off and have started Wellbutrin XL up to 300mg now. I agree with the withdrawal symptoms. It's almost as if the manufacturer doesn't want us to stop it (more money for them!!) Good luck to everyone.
I currently take 300 mg of Wellbutrin XL and now .25 of abilify. These successfully treat my depression and allow me to live a normal life. I am a moderate drinker, but consider myself an alcoholic and easily become intoxicated and do not have the ability at times to stop at one or two glasses of wine. I want to stop drinking alcohol to make my life even better and can't do it alone. So my md prescribed .5 mg klonipin. Because it makes me sleepy, I have cut the med in half.
I'm cycling rapidly where one minute I'm ok, the next I'm sad, then I become very angry. I'm on Zoloft..been on lexapro and abilify at the same time and that combo caused me to have horrible suicidal thoughts. Any suggestions on medications that will really help stabilize my mood?
heya, Glad I came across this community, enjoyed reading some of the posts, helpful info for sure. Currently I am taking Wellbutrin XL, topamax, Lamictal, and Xanax (for sleep) and have been feeling desperate on what to try next for my Bipolar. I started on meds over 10 years ago when I was "diagnosed" (although not told with that terminology", then put eventually on Seraquel, Zoloft, Prozac, Buspar, Celexa......
He gave me a week sample of the 30mg Cymbalta in order to wean myself off. He also have me (7) Wellbutrin XL 150mg and (7) Wellbutrin XL 300mg. This week coming down off of the Cymbalta has gradually gotten worse. I am extremely depressed at times (almost manic). I can't go to sleep when I need to (for which he prescribed me Lunesta). I guess I'm fighting it because I can't sleep still. Oh yeah--another thing--I have been taking Adderall (w/o a prescription) on and off since I was 18.
I was taken off of that too. I WAS taking 900mg lithium, 300mg wellbutrin xl, 10mg lexapro and .5mg ativan daily. I was forgetting everything. I never really got settled into any perticular cocktail that worked for a long period of time. I was on this roller coaster ride since 1997. Check out Omega-3. good luck.
I was taking fluoxetine and wellbutrin XL as prescribed by a psychiatrist. I have also been seeing a therapist. I stopped taking the medications when I began to have violent imaginings (like throwing an unsuspecting person off the platform of the el tracks). I have not discussed this with anyone except I did tell my therapist that I have stopped the medications. I stopped several months ago. Now I am having very happy days (manic?) and a terrible time sleeping.
lamictal, trileptal, and gabapentin. In the past we tried Equetro, Wellbutrin, and other amphetamines, but all have brought on depression or anger management issues. Ask your doctor if you think you are stable enough for amphetamines. The risks may outweigh the benefits for you. With a child, it's hard to say- they're not very good at maintaining emotional stability to begin with! :) Best of luck!
Adderall XR (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) Attention deficit disorder 5,255,000 22. 10. Wellbutrin XL (bupropion xl) Depression 3,021,000 (- 73%) 23. N/A Geodon (ziprasidone) Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia 3,012,000 24. 15. Strattera (atomoxetine) Attention deficit disorder 2,919,000 (- 42%) 25.
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