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The first few days on 150 mgs twice per day kept me up until 3 in the morning and I had bad dreams. Otherwise I think it's a godsend. It's helped my depression without that numb, apathetic feeling you get from other medications. I've since quit smoking. It still keeps me up at night but it's slowly getting better. I find that going to the gym helps my sleep patterns. Do not consume lots of alcohol with Wellbutrin. I'd say 2 drinks max or you'll be toast.

AnswerWellbutrin is used specifically for bipolar patients, but it has been found to be affective in helping smokers stop smoking.

NOTE: Many of the common side effects should go away within 6 - 8 weeks.


COMMON SIDE EFFECTS ARE Abdominal pain; constipation; decreased appetite; dizziness; dryness in mouth; increased sweating; nausea or vomiting; trembling or shaking; agitation and anxiety; trouble in sleeping and weight loss (unusual.)

LESS COMMON SIDE EFFECTS ARE Blurred vision; change in sense of taste; drowsiness; feeling of fast or irregular heartbeat; frequent need to urinate and an unusual feeling of well-being; buzzing or ringing in ears; headache (severe); skin rash, hives or itching.

RARE SIDE EFFECTS ARE Confusion; extreme distrust; fainting; false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts; hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things are not that are not there); seizures (convulsions), especially with higher doses; trouble in concentrating.

OVERDOSE EFFECTS ... NOTIFY DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY! Fast heartbeat; allucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there); loss of consciousness; nausea; seizures (convulsions) or vomiting.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you experience even some of more common side effects see your doctor as soon as possible and he/she can lower or increase the dose of this medication or change the patient onto another medication.

Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Wellbutrin. It may increase your risk of seizures.

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