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What is Wellbutrin?
Wellbutrin one of the most frequently-prescribed anti-depressant medication in the United States and around the world. It belongs to the aminoketone class of antidepressant drugs and works by mobilizing the dopamine and norepinephrine chemicals and restoring the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain. This makes Wellbutrin an effective treatment for depression and seasonal affective disorder.
What are the indications for using Wellbutrin?
Wellbutrin is mainly prescribed to individuals suffering from major depressive disorder. Depression is characterized by constant sadness and a lack of interest in life. Wellbutrin is also effective in treating seasonal affective disorder, which is a type of depression that is season related, starting during fall and lasting all the way through winter. This antidepressant is sometimes prescribed to help individuals give up smoking as it effectively decreases nicotine cravings and withdrawal effects. It can also be used to treat the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
What is the dosage for Wellbutrin?
Wellbutrin is an oral drug that comes in the form of a standard 75mg and 100mg pill, as a sustained-release 100mg pill, and as an extended-release 150 and 300mg pill. The exact dosage depends on the exact medical condition and previous treatment. The starting dosage is usually 200mg a day (two 100mg pills or tablets twice a day). The dosage can be gradually increased, but should not exceed 450mg a day.
What are the contraindications for using Wellbutrin?
Wellbutrin should not be used by those allergic to it or to its components. It is prohibited for use by individuals with eating disorders and those experiencing seizures. Also, it shouldn’t be used by those who have just stopped taking seizure medication, sedatives, or stopped consuming alcohol, as this may increase the risk of seizures.
What are the adverse effects of Wellbutrin?
Some of the most common side effects of Wellbutrin include hyperventilation, anxiety, irritability, dryness of the mouth, restlessness, heartbeat irregularities, shortness of breath, trouble sleeping, and shaking. Several of the rare but possible adverse effects include confusion, severe headaches, skin rashes, seizures, fainting, ringing the ears, trouble concentrating, and others.