Users' questions

Can Wellbutrin be started at 300 mg?

Can Wellbutrin be started at 300 mg?

Wellbutrin SR: Typical starting dosage: 150 mg per day, taken as a single dose in the morning. Dosage increases: After 3 days, the dosage may be increased to 300 mg per day, taken as 150 mg twice daily. Wait at least eight hours between doses.

When to get medical help for Wellbutrin side effects?

Get medical help right away if you experience any of the following while taking any version of Wellbutrin: 1 

How long to take Wellbutrin for smoking cessation?

Take Wellbutrin exactly as directed by your doctor. Regardless of whether Wellbutrin is being used as an antidepressant or as a smoking cessation aid, it should be started at a low dose and tapered up slowly over several days.

What’s the Max dose of Wellbutrin you can take?

If your worried it’s best to call those people rather we are limited to what we can do. In the original clinical trials for Wellbutrin, they tested the 600mg dose and found that it was effective, but significantly lowered the seizure threshold so they lowered the max dose to 450mg.

Is it okay to start Wellbutrin after Cymbalta?

Coming off cymbalta and starting Wellbutrin for the most part has been “okay” but lately my anxiety is always present. I can’t shake it. It’s a weird feeling.

When to increase the dose of Wellbutrin to 300 mg?

At the second appointment (4 weeks after beginning the 150 mg XL), my psychiatrist increased my dosage to 300 mg. While I did experience a slight resurgence in the side effects, they went away completely within 2 months. I feel great now.

What can I take after a week of Wellbutrin?

These medications effect everyone differently so its difficult to generalize. If after a week or two you’re still not happy on Wellbutrin, you could try Lexapro, which is quite different than either of the two you have tried. Buspirone is also a mild anti-anxiety that you could try, or add to Wellbutrin.

Take Wellbutrin exactly as directed by your doctor. Regardless of whether Wellbutrin is being used as an antidepressant or as a smoking cessation aid, it should be started at a low dose and tapered up slowly over several days.

When to stop taking Wellbutrin for an allergic reaction?

Do not stop Wellbutrin abruptly unless on a doctor’s advice or if an allergic reaction occurs. If you need to discontinue Wellbutrin, your doctor will advise you how to do so slowly.