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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Wellbutrin SR oral.

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Condition: Depression
12/27/2012 8:32:46 PM

Reviewer: gperez714, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Wellbutrin SR (300 mg/day) for around 15 years now. It is unlike any of the dozens of other antidepressants I've taken over the years--it gives me energy and makes it easier to get up in the morning! Please note that I only take the brand-name of this drug--I had severe reactions to the generic version (complete meltdown). I took the brand name for many years with no proble ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/21/2012 7:30:54 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had severe depression since I was a child. I have tried many anti-depressents, some worked but lost their effectiveness after years of taking them. I have been on Wellbutrin SR for about a month. I also take another anti-depressent with the Welbutrin. Before taking Wellbutrin SR, I had no motivation and no interest in life. This has changed dramatically and includes a lot more energy. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/10/2012 2:43:16 PM

Reviewer: marissa.m., 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I need to point out that I was on Effexor XR for almost 10 years and was so eager to get off it. During inpatient at a psych ward, the psychiatrist put me on Wellbutrin SR. I've been on it less than a month and it's definitely working! I have so much more energy and motivation. It did increase my anxiety and I had quite a few of the side effects. I stuck through them and glad I did. I feel ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/5/2012 12:56:41 PM

Reviewer: firstimeuser, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Wondering if anyone has experienced back pain while taking this drug? I've been on it one month and now have developed severe back pain that I can't contribute to anything else. I see in the description that is one of side effects, but just wondering how common it is or if it will go away.

Condition: Depression
10/19/2012 11:37:09 PM

Reviewer: raybob, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been taking this for over a year, has helped me deal with my depression, and as a side effect, i have quit smoking!!! This is the only antidepressant i have ever taken that doesn't interfere with my sex drive.

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