How long does it take wellbutrin sr to work

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Avatar m tn have only been on effexor 150 for a few days. not working yet.
Avatar f tn but he said thats only if you r prone to i went to drug checker and put in all my meds ritalin,xanax and says the combo of wellbutrin and ritalin really increases the chance of seizures and so does the im scared to take it now,dr also said i could drink a couple beers and i think that increases seizures to.............I have never had a seizure so maybe im worried for nothing ..anyone been on this combo?
Avatar n tn My husband was taking Wellbutrin sr 150 the doctor upped him to 200 sr and they gave him buprion 200 sr(on the bottle it says just Bupr). He had lots of energy on the Wellbutrin sr150 and was a pleasure to be arounds, but on this 200 buprionsr he goes to sleep and is like snappen at me all the time. After reading some of these questions I am worried that things are going to go back to the way they were before he started taking his meds.
1226489 tn?1267201838 In order to continue to provide you with immediate relief from your anxiety, it is often useful to begin an antidepressant and an anti-anxiety simultaneously due to the fact that the antidepressant (i.e., Wellbutrin SR in your case) will take about four weeks to get in to your system and start working. While my guess is that your doctor would like to see you perhaps halve your current dose of 0.25mg Klonopin in addition to beginning 0.
Avatar n tn Generally, Wellbutrin helps when SSRIs like Prozac cause a decrease in sexual desire.
Avatar n tn Has anyone else experienced heartburn with Wellbutrin, and if so how did you treat it and did it eventually go away? I'm wondering if a switch from SR to XL is indicated in order to slow the release of the drug to potentially help with my stomach issues. Thanks!
Avatar f tn It may take up to 6 weeks for your new medication to work at 100%. Yes, you can have a normal, happy life in every aspect. Be patient, and know you're not alone and can always talk to us. Take care...
Avatar f tn I am having really bad anxiety and i dont know if it is from the medication or me worrying about taking it. How long does it take take effect? anything anyone could tell me would be great.
800430 tn?1237762624 I personally have a weird reaction to Wellbutrin (I break out in a rash) but I know a number of people who take it successfully. It may take time for the drugs to take effect. However drinking is probably not helping as the drug will have a reaction with the alcohol. Good luck!
Avatar f tn I just want to put in a word of caution. Many people quit a drug without problems. That is no protection for those who don't, and while it may have worked for you this time, it might not next time.
Avatar m tn Sorry for the long rant, I am just so tired of being scared to death about this, the wellbutrin does seem to helping some but then the pain or palps come and I get freaked again. The palps feel like they start at my adomen then move upward and I definitely feel it in my pulse when it happens.
Avatar n tn The doctor even prescribed me sleeping pill, and I take two and feel nothing. How long does it take for Wellbutrin to kick wise...and am I always going to have trouble sleeping?
Avatar n tn t fell doesnt really feel like it curves my depression. I only tried it to compare the difference...I prefer the 2x a day I feel much better and actually feel it working...thats just my personal experience...however when I talked to my M.D. the switch wasn't harmful I guess its the chemical reaction to ur brain/body...good luck!
Avatar f tn Budeprion SR and Bupropion SR are both approved generics for Wellbutrin SR. You should be able to switch to the Budeprion SR without incident.
Avatar f tn And very importantly it does take communication between you and your doctor so that he does understand how all of this is affecting you. I think that it is good to worry (slightly) about anything you take. People who take meds without understanding what is going on are really open for anything to happen. I do have the feeling that you are still a bit unsure as to why you are taking the ritalin and its possible effects on you.
Avatar f tn but ever time i go about 2 weeks on just 10 mgs i feel funny in the head and kind of dizzy,so my dr said instead of going back to 20 mg of prozac like i had been to take 3 wellbutrin sr a day..i want off the prozac..dr said when i run out of wellbutrin sr she will put me on the xl..i just wonder if anyone else takes wellbutrin sr three times a day..
Avatar n tn but seems i was losing weight on the xl and i liked that,but i couldnt go around and bite everyones head off!!So i went back to mt sr 150 2x a day,but now it seems like my left breast hurts,i dont see how this could be related...and does the xl help the sex drive better than the sr,i hope someone might have some info for me,maybe someone has went thru this.
Avatar n tn how long have you been doing this? I am on 275 effexor and 150 long acting wellbutrin and my starch cravings do me in, So i will research if cymbalta could substitute for the wellbutrin which acts differently that effexor and the cocktail is otherwise acceptable. But if you know somethinghere about cymbalta v. Wellbutrin, I'd love to know.
Avatar f tn It is not an over dose and I am no doctor. That is the dosage my doctor gave me in fact he wanted me to take 2 150 mg a day. It didn't agree with me so I stopped... the ringing was even louder. I get ringing in my ears from aleve also , just from 1 pill.,I don't even take that anymore either. Anyway the ringing is driving me crazy so I won't be taking any more of this bupropion sr.
Avatar m tn I've been off work for 3 months now and have just maxed out on Wellbutrin SR to help with major depression. It's not helping so now I need to try another AD. I took Prozac a few years ago and had good success for a few years, so I think my next step to try the Prozac again. I tried Effexor for about 8 months but it never really helped. I experienced extreme withdrawal from it while switching to wellbutrin.
Avatar f tn h,i i have been taking 300 mg of wellbutrin for about 2 years but recently it does not seem to have been working. actually i take the generic bupropion sr could this make a difference? i hesitate to switch to another med for fear of weight gain and loss of sex drive, both of which would also lead to depression. i have been feeling really down. not that i was "super happy" but the "wellbutrin " did take the edge off.
Avatar f tn 5 months does seem like a long time to endure depression. 5 minutes is a long time to endure depression. But in reality, 5 months is barely enough time to find the right medication. You should have tried several by now. Oh, Effexor is sometimes given for anxiety if I'm not mistaken and also for pain. I'm surprised they haven't tried it yet, unless there is a reason.
Avatar f tn It can take the medication up to 6 weeks to work at 100%, but I think you need to let your doctor know what side effects you are having, as I don't see these getting better.
401095 tn?1351391770 I started on wellbutrin SR...150 mg twice a day...i am now over 2 weeks into it and have cut my dose to 150 mg in the morning due to insomnia and strange vivid dream...i even skipped my dose yeaterday as i have to work but still had insomnia last nihgt...i went ahead and took it this morning like i was supposed to as i think it helps...gotta fix this insomnia thing as i am taking xanax to go back to sleep and i dont want to do that every night....does anyone know about this drug or taken it?