Generic Name - Bupropion
Category - Antidepressant medication
Generic for Wellbutrin* is indicated to treat mental depression. Depression is caused by an imbalance among the amounts of neurotransmitters that are released by nerves. Wellbutrin* acts differently from other antidepressants and may be useful for treating patients who have had unusual or limiting effects from other antidepressants. Depression is caused by an imbalance among the amounts of neurotransmitters that are released by nerves.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Wellbutrin* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Wellbutrin* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
An eating disorder
Bipolar disorder or psychosis
Heart disease, heart attack or irregular heart beat
Head injury or brain tumor
High blood pressure
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Wellbutrin*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Kava kava, piper methysticum
Levodopa or combination drugs
Medications or herbal products for weight control.
Medicines for mental depression.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericWellbutrin*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Wellbutrin* for Depression is 300 mg/day, given as 150 mg twice daily. Dosing should begin at 150 mg/day given every day for the first 3 days, followed by a dose increase for most patients to the recommended usual dose of 300 mg/day. There should be an interval of at least 8 hours between successive doses.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Wellbutrin* side Effects include agitation, anxiety, or restlessness, especially in the first week of treatment or when doses are changed
Confusion, seizures, skin rash, itching, hives and vomiting.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Wellbutrin*.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Wellbutrin* in pregnant women have not been established.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr and Breastfeeding
Considering the potential serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, it is recommended to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into importance of the drug to the mother.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Wellbutrin* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Wellbutrin* Sr and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Wellbutrin* in geriatric pediatric patients have not been systematically evaluated.
The above information about Generic for Wellbutrin* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.