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Condition: Depression
6/18/2014 8:39:44 PM

Reviewer: wellbutrin26, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used to take Wellbutrin SR and switched to Wellbutrin XL...one week to two weeks into taking the drug I received bad migraines and and uncontrollable urge to masturbate...anyone else have these side effects if so what helped?

Condition: Depression
6/7/2014 7:10:34 AM

Reviewer: Pangea, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Wellbutrin has been the only medication to help my depression personally. Other anti depressants made me feels tired and flat lined my personality so I didn't like them. Wellbutrin makes me feel "normal" again, I also have been diagnosed with ADHD, but I manage it without medication because the side effects scare me, Wellbutrin has helped with my concentration in grad school as well. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
5/14/2014 1:50:26 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Tried taking this medication for over a month and side effects are worse than the depression. Caused me to feel very shaky and anxious. Difficulty with sleep. Racing thoughts. Increased anger and irritability.I also had crying spells that are not normal for me. The only advantage was increased energy which was one of the reasons for trying the medication. I decided to discontinue and return to Lex ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
5/11/2014 3:40:24 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After reading the side effects I am ready to come off the drug all together. I feel like its causing more problems in my body then not, I have been on this drug since 1992 after my dad and brother died had a mild breakdown, but I recently found out I am diabetic and wondering if the side effects are behind this , I have just about all the side effects mentioned the dizziness, sick to my stomach, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
5/11/2014 12:17:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on Wellbutrin now for 10 days. Started taking it for these pains/shortness of breath and what the doc believed was a panic attack. I also felt jittery and my limbs felt weak. I was always tired. Now, I don't know what to think. At first, I was dead tired but couldn't sleep on this stuff. I was sleep deprived. I also seemed even sadder than before. I'm still dead tir ... Show Full Comment

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