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Anyone Ever Switched From Fluoxetine (brand Name Prozac) To Bupropion (name Brand Wellbutrin)?

Anyone Ever Switched From Fluoxetine (brand Name Prozac) To Bupropion (name Brand Wellbutrin)?

I've been on Fluoxetine for 3 years (in conjunction with Wellbutrin for about a year and a half), and it's worked well for me. I was depressed to the point of daily, frequent suicidal thoughts, and over time the meds I've taken have helped me reach a point where I rarely have a suicidal thought, ever.

However, now that I'm feeling emotionally better, the sexual side effects (in addition to others) of Fluoxetine have been wearing on me, and I've been thinking about switching to another… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Talk to ur dr .

posted about 1 year ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Chase, I would talk to your doctor before making any change in your medications.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I found that you need the combo. I take paxil and Wellbutrin and I thought I could get of paxil and just take the Wellbutrin. That was a mistake. It didn't take long before I started feel sad and depressed again.

posted 29 days ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Ask you doctor I have had the same problem with paxil first, then effector.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Thanks! I'll be discussing this possible change with my doctor, just wanted to get some additional thoughts :)

posted about 1 year ago
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