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What Is The Best Generic Version Of Wellbutrin Xl - Watson or Anchen?
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My doctor will not prescribe generic Wellbutrin XL but my insurance will no longer pay for brand name drugs. I will have to pay about $7000 per yer for what I am taking now (3 of the 150mg Wellbutrin XL brand name per day). I am reading that the problem with the generics is the time release mechanism and not the drug itself and that some are better than others. Anybody have experience with the generics made by Watson and /or Anchen? ## I have no experience using it, but I do understand the problems that can occur with generic medications. I also did some searching and from what I've found online, most that have tried the one manufactured by Anchen have had good results with it. However, you may not get the same results, the only way to find out is to actually try it and see how it w...
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tbx free drug interactions
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I take Wellbutrin and amphetamine. Is this ok with TBX free? Is there any reason I can't take these medications together? ## Has anyone used TBX Free while taking antidepressants? If so did you have problems? I'm worried about complications. ## I was unfortunately unable to locate any specific reference of a drug interaction between TBX and other medications, I think, primarily because its active ingredient (Cytisine) is a plant derived alkaloid that's non-existent in standard Western medical literature. That said, if it were me I'd probably try to get in touch with the prescribing doctor as well as a naturopathic doctor just to cover all bases. Please post back with any updates on how things work out.
Updated 4 days ago.
PAR Bupropion XL 300MG vs Actavis
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I've been taking the generic brand PAR of Buproion LX 300MG for over 2 years and haven't run into any problems. Walgreens switched the brand to Actavis generic this month and I feel extremely depressed. I plan on seeking medical attention from my doctor right away-- but I'd like to hear about your experiences to not feel so alone. I started taking Actavis around January 15th and I've noticed my mood has completely shifted and no longer feel like myself. PAR seemed to work well for me. Before I switched brands my depression was manageable but now it's out of control. I constantly feel angry, annoyed, and highly irritated and it scares me. Can generic brands of the same exact medication cause your mental health to decline? ## Hi Emma, Sorry to hear about your reaction ...
Updated 15 days ago.
wellbutrin tranxene interactions
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What are interactions of Wellbutrin XL and Tranxene? ## Hello, Daisy! How are you? I haven't found any interactions listed, but you should always double check such information to be certain. Wellbutrin may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, weight changes and dry mouth. Tranxene carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, irritability and headache. Is there anything else I can help with? ## wellbutrin and tranxene together and I feel like I am forgetful and tired.
Updated 18 days ago.
I got a false positive for vicodin, amphetamines and benzos
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I take neurontin, wellbutrin, visteral, minipress, strattera and baclofen and I went to see my po and she said I tested positive for vicodin, benzodiazepines and amphetamines. What drugs would cause a false positive for that?
Updated 23 days ago.
Purple Wellbutrin 150 Mg Sr Generic By Zyben
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I WAS TAKING WELLBUTRIN SR. 150MG X 3 A DAY. THE PILLS WERE PURPLE, AND IN GENERIC, AND LOST A LOT OF WEIGHT ON IT. HOW EVER, I DIDN'T KNOW THAT THERE IS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ONE CO. TO ANOTHER, AND GOT YELLOW OR WHITE WELLBUTRIN, AND I GAINED 40 POUNDS IN 7 MONTH TIME. I THINK THE PURUPLE ONES WERE BY ZYBEN BUT I KNOW THEY WERE VERY EFFECTIVE FOR ME. DOES ANY ONE HAD THIS EXPERIANCE LIKE THAT, AND TELL ME WHAT DRUG CO. THEY USED? THANK-YOU, VERED ## Yes, there can be fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredient from one company to the other and the inactive ingredients can be completely different. If you gained that much weight, then there's a good chance that you were getting more of the active ingredient than usual, because weight gain can be a normal side effect of th...
Updated 26 days ago.
Has Anyone Tried The Generic Version Of Wellbutrin Sr Made By Sun Pharma Bupropion Hcl
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Hi - I just got a perscription for the Sun Pharma generic version of Wellbutrin SR (Bupropion HCL SR). Has anyone had success with this one? If not which generic version have you had success with? ## Whatever generic worked for someone else may not work for you and vice versa. Learn more Wellbutrin SR details here. The only way to find out what works for you is to actually try it and see. If one generic doesn't work for you, then you can consult your pharmacist to see what else is available. Have you started them yet? Have you had any problems with them? ## CVS stopped carrying the Watson generic in March and supply only Sun Pharma brand of Bupropion, which is manufactured in India and distributed in the U.S. by CARACO Pharmaceutical Labs based in Detroit. The pills I took in March ...
Updated 26 days ago.
Wellbutrin program discontinued at Direct Success Pharmacy
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I've been getting name brand Wellbutrin XL 300 from Direct Success Pharmacy for several years, but I just found out yesterday that the cash program is no longer available as of October 31, 2016. So, I will be forced to switch to the generics again. I have had side effects from three of the generics on the market. I've tried Actavis, Mylan and Par. The best of the worst was probably Actavis so I guess I will try it again. Any advice? I am not eligible for any of the other patient assistance programs for the name brand drug. ## My copay with insurance would still be $900 a month for the brand drug, and the one of the patient assistance programs said it would give me $75.00 off of that copay. That still won't work for me. ## What types of side effects do you experience from the...
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what is the best generic brand of wellbutrin
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FYI: The drug manufacturer Watson bought out Activist. Watson "made a business decision" to no longer produce the Watson generic brand of Wellbutrin and only produce the Activist version. Watson was the brand that worked for me (I've tried many) so it's unfortunate they have made this business decision. I've called the company to request they continue to manufacture the Watson version. Anyone going through the same situation may want to call Watson 1-800-272-5525. *** if anyone takes a generic that doesn't work they should notify the F.D.A. 1-855-543-3784. ## Thank you for sharing this info Trace. Ever since Actavis bought out Watson, it seems like most of their meds have all started to go down hill. I mean if they're making these kinds of business decisions ...
Updated 1 month ago.
Wellbutrin - making me go crazy?
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Hopefully someone sees this, I've never been on this site before. My doctor increased my Wellbutrin to 450 mg about 2 months ago. I feel like I am slowly losing it, and I never thought that maybe it could be the Wellbutrin. I'm always agitated. I'm never comfortable, never relaxed. I am doing obsessive things like washing my hands repeatedly, making sure everything in the room is perfectly neat and straight. I can't cry anymore. I seem perfectly fine when I talk to people, but my mind feels like a mess. I'm focused and I do what I need to do every day, but I feel no joy, just agitation. I always feel like I need to do something and I'm always nervous about something, even if there's nothing to be nervous about. Has anyone ever taken Wellbutrin and experienced...
Updated 1 month ago.
Forfivo Review
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Taking Wellbutrin XL 300mg... Contemplating increasing the dose to 450mg Forfivo. Please share your Forfivo reviews. Thank you. ## They both contain the same active ingredient, so you'd just be changing your dosage. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and nervousness. I can't take this medication, I react badly to it. Can anyone that's taken it chime in with their experience?
Updated 2 months ago.
Wellbutrin and anxiety
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Does anyone else have major anxiety while taking Wellbutrin xl ? I started taking 300mg in September and it has lifted my depression immensely . But the anxiety is really getting bad and makes me question every decision I make in day to day life . I feel like I'm going crazy ! Anyone else have this issue or even advice /opinions would be helpful ! ## Unfortunately, the FDA lists anxiety as being one of the most common side effects that this medication is known to cause, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, and nervousness. I tried it years ago, for smoking cessation, and it made me feel like I had just drunk several pots of coffee, so I had to stop taking it. Have you informed your doctor?
Updated 2 months ago.
i am on wellbutrin and my new job is drug testing me - will that show up as speed?
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i am on wellbutrin and my new job is drug testing me will that show up as speed or meth. Is Wellbutrin an amphtimine? ## nope it should not. unless its a cheap test sometimes they mess up.
Updated 2 months ago.
camcolit to wellbutrin
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Can I change from Camcolit to Wellbutrin as I have gained a lot of weight!!!!! I am on a high dosage in the morning and evening of Camcolit. I feel very unhappy about that . I feel I should be able to take Meds that doesn't affect the way I feel about myself and look.I want to loose weight and read that Wellbutrin helps weight loss ## Hello, Cheri! How are you? I am very sorry about the issue you're having from the Camcolit. However, I have to caution against switching, without your doctor's approval and assistance. These two medications are not completely interchangeable, since Camcolit is actually a mood stabilizer and Wellbutrin is an antidepressant, as classified by the NIH. While they can sometimes be used to treat the same conditions, only your doctor can decide if it ...
Updated 3 months ago.
Wellbutrin 300mg sr doing nothing after it used to work for me in the past.
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Hello, I'm not sure if this is common or not, over the last 4 or 5 years I was on wellbutrin off and on,(mostly on). In the past when I started up again, I always knew it was working because for the first roughly two weeks I would get all the common side effects: Insomnia,tremors, anxiety, even a little paranoia, and of course loss of appetite. After about 2 or 3 months I usually would loose a good 15 pounds or so while taking the medication. Do to an insurance issue I was off the medication for about year. Recently (almost 3 ago now), I started taking my usual dose of 300mg a day again. However, this time around I feel no side effects at all? Could this mean I either built up a tolerance or the medication is going to stop working for some reason? Obviously I know I should really gi...
Updated 3 months ago.
Wellbutrin Withdrawl nightly?
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I started on Wellbutrin XL 150mg 10 days ago, taking it at 9pm nightly with my Lamictal. I'm exhausted, irritable, and depressed in the evenings. I know it takes up to a month for the Wellbutrin to take full effect, so could the medication be wearing off around 7? I feel like a functioning member of society (finally!!) during the day, but my poor SO is still seeing the grumpy, shut down woman in the evenings. ## It might not be the best for you, there are higher ones your doctor can prescribe for you. Are you on any other medications? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness, and insomnia. It could also be that the time released formulation doesn't work well for you and you may need to take the regul...
Updated 3 months ago.
wellbutrin drug test positive for methadone
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Will wellbutrin show up positive for methadone ## I tested positive while in the hospital for Methadone. I didn't know what the drug was let alone never taking it. I have done my research and I was taking Wellbutrin at the time. They labeled me as an addict.
Updated 3 months ago.
Ecstasy False Positive Drug Test
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I am on a drug called denominated Colin that cause a positive reading on a urine test for extacy ## my son is in jail .is on wellbutrin rx given by the jail nurse.he was put in lockdown for a dirty urine that tested positive for ectasy.he swears he has taken nothing but his rx..urine was sent out to a lab for further testing came back bupropion 410 and hydroxybupropion 600.....does this prove he did not take ectasy? ## Susan, With all due respect if your sons liberty and freedom may be decided by a faulty urinalysis seeking opinions from random posters online probably isn't in his best interest. If cost is a consideration contact your local social services agency for direction.I SINCERELY HOPE HIS SITUATION IS RESOLVED IN HIS FAVOR. God speed to you all. ## Thank you for your respon...
Updated 4 months ago.
Wellbutrin Generic by Teva vs Watson vs Activis
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I was taking 150 ml of Bupropion SR by Teva for several years and it has stopped working for my depression. Has anyone been happy with the other generic forms of Wellbutrin? I am now trying one from Activis but just started it yesterday. ## Your body will get used to the dosage of any medication that you take for a long period of time and it will eventually become less effective. Thus, it's really doubtful that switching manufacturers will help. It's most likely that you need a slight higher dosage to get the same benefits as you did before from this medication. Have you spoken to your doctor about it? You can read more Wellbutrin details here. ## Please let me know how the Actavis generic is working for you. I have been taking the Watson generic for 2 years and liked it. Just n...
Updated 4 months ago.
Anyone take generic Wellbutrin made by Par?
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Anyone take generic Wellbutrin made by Par pharmaceuticals? How is it working for you? ## I haven't taken this particular manufacturer's generic form of Wellbutrin (Bupropion), but thought I'd provide some additional information on it for those readers who may be trying to compare it with other brands/generics they may or may not have already tried. Bupropion XL made by Anchen Pharmaceuticals (of whom Par Pharmaceuticals purchased in 2011) are the small white round tablets imprinted in black ink with "A 101" or "A 102" for the 150mg/300mg doses, respectively. Each 150mg (A 101) pill reportedly contains the following set of inactive ingredients: alcohol + ethylcelluloses + hydrochloric acid + hydroxypropyl cellulose + povidone + silicon dioxide Each 300mg (A 1...
Updated 4 months ago.

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