Wellbutrin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder. Wellbutrin is also known by its drug name, Bupropion.
Wellbutrin is an atypical antidepressant. It is known as a norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor. Wellbutrin is believed to work by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.
How do I take it?
Wellbutrin is generally taken two or three times a day.
Wellbutrin comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Wellbutrin lists common side effects including dry mouth, strange taste in the mouth, nausea, headache, vomiting, constipation, sweating, aching joints, blurry vision, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, or dizziness.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Wellbutrin include suicidal thoughts, worsening of depression, seizures, psychosis, mania, and high blood pressure.
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Wellbutrin – RxList