Wellbutrin

Active Ingredient(s): Bupropion
FDA Approved: * December 30, 1985
Pharm Company: * GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Wellbutrin Overview

Bupropion is a medication primarily used as an antidepressant and smoking cessation aid.[7][8][9] It is marketed as Wellbutrin and Zyban among other trade names. It is one of the most frequently prescribed antidepressants in the United States and Canada,[10] although in many countries this is an off-label use.[11] It is an effective antidepressant on its own, but is also popular as an add-on medication in cases of incomplete response to first-line SSRI antidepressants.[12] Bupropion is taken ...

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Can Wellbutrin SR be taken once a day?
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Recently I started taking Wellbutrin SR (generic). I'm prescribed 100 mg twice daily. However, I've been taking been taking all 200 mg once a day in the morning. Ultimately, is the SR version still effective if only taken once a day? Why do people usually take it twice a day? Will I experience any disadvantages by taking it all at once? Today is my 8th day on Wellbutrin. I definitely feel SOME improvement. ## It is usually best to take it twice daily, as directed, due to the fact that its efficacy depends on it being maintained at a certain level in your body. Taking them both, at once, does not provide you a full 24 hours of medication. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and mood changes. Is there anything else I can help w...
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Wellbutrin XL .. not losing weight anymore?
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>>>>26 yo female - 450mg once daily<<<< I've been on Wellbutrin for proabably about a year and a half and it helps so much with depression and it helped me lose weight! The pounds were dropping! I also was doing weight watchers but even when I ate horrible I would lose or not gain, at all! Now.... it's not helping me with weight loss? My depression is at bay but it's not helping me keep weight off anymore... has anyone else have this happen? Idk what to do... advice please. ## Wellbutrin by itself is generally weight neutral and doesn't cause weight gain, or weight loss. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and mood changes. Has anything else changed, such as your diet, or activity level...
Updated 1 day 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 2 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...
Updated 14 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 14 days ago.
 
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...
Updated 15 days ago.
 
Wellbutrin is no Longer Working | Depression
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I've been taking Wellbutrin for 7 years. Over the years my doctor has increased the dosage to combat the loss of effectiveness due to tolerance. Now, it no longer works. I'm bedridden, have stopped working and have trouble with activities that involve movement, like washing dishes. Doing laundry is a huge accomplishment. Anyway, I've been on imipramine for 7 years, a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) of the dibenzazepine group. Anyway, I'm curious about Selegiline, an MAO-B, (its also calledAnipryl, L-deprenyl, Eldepryl, Emsam, Zelapar). Has anyone tried it to boost Wellbutrin? How about something to boost acetylcholine? How about COMT? It's critical that I get something like Wellbutrin to work. What is the standard replacement? What are some on the synergetic boosters?...
Updated 23 days ago.
 
Wellbutrin Stopped Working- Please help!
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Hi, I'm new to this forum. I am desperate for support and hoping I can get some advice from people who may have had a similar experience. I feel like I'm drowning- like the life has been sucked out of me. I've felt depressed ever since I was 12 years old. I wasn't suicidal, but I felt a general lack of motivation for life. I couldn't find happiness in anything, and just getting out of bed was a struggle most days. At age 21 I decided to do something about it and got a script for the generic version of Wellbutrin XL (300mg) for roughly 2 years. In the beginning it was a miracle drug- I was able to get out of bed in the morning, I was super motivated, lost some weight, and felt like a normal human being- until at some point it stopped working, so I tapered off and even...
Updated 23 days ago.
 
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 1 month 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 1 month ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Bupropion
  • Tablet: 100mg, 200mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 150mg, 174mg, 200mg, 300mg, 348mg, 450mg, 50mg, 522mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Wellbutrin: (14 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0173-0135 12 Hr Wellbutrin 150 mg Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0177 Wellbutrin 75 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0178 Wellbutrin 100 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0722 Wellbutrin Sr 200 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0947 Wellbutrin Sr 100 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0187-0730 Wellbutrin XL 150 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0731 Wellbutrin XL 300 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 16590-246 Wellbutrin XL 300 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 49999-774 Wellbutrin XL 150 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 52125-825 Wellbutrin 100 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 55700-018 Wellbutrin XL 150 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 61786-116 Wellbutrin 75 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 64455-730 Wellbutrin XL 150 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Bta Pharmaceuticals
  • 64455-731 Wellbutrin XL 300 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Bta Pharmaceuticals

Other drugs which contain Bupropion or a similar ingredient: (10 results)


Possibly related Wellbutrin Topics:

Wellbutrin program discontinued at Direct Success Pharmacy I've been getting name brand Wellbutrin XL 300 from Direct Success Pharmacy for several years, but I just found out ... 39 replies
Wellbutrin xl dosage increase I started taking 150 mg of Wellbutrin xl for anxiety. My first two days were tough with increased symptoms, which the ph... 28 replies
Wellbutrin Stopped Working- Please help! Hi, I'm new to this forum. I am desperate for support and hoping I can get some advice from people who may have had ... 7 replies
Wellbutrin Generic by Teva vs Watson vs Activis I was taking 150 ml of Bupropion SR by Teva for several years and it has stopped working for my depression. Has anyone b... 7 replies
wellbutrin and hair loss has anyone had a hair loss from takeing wellbutrin? ## YES I SURELY HAVE ## i have been on 300mg of Wellbutrin for about... 6 replies
Wellbutrin/side effect Has anyone experienced diarrhea? I switched from XL dosing, to the 75mg tabs, and when I eat, I have stomach pain, and a... 6 replies
Wellbutrin is no Longer Working | Depression I've been taking Wellbutrin for 7 years. Over the years my doctor has increased the dosage to combat the loss of eff... 5 replies
Wellbutrin - making me go crazy? Hopefully someone sees this, I've never been on this site before. My doctor increased my Wellbutrin to 450 mg about ... 4 replies
Wellbutrin 300mg sr doing nothing after it used to work for me in the past. 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).... 4 replies
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