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Re: is this the wellbutrin, or just a passing phase?

Posted by on September 28, 2001, at 12:59:03

In reply to Re: is this the wellbutrin, or just a passing phase?, posted by Remi on September 26, 2001, at 16:35:35

Sounds good Remi! :)

Irratibility is the most common side effect, along
with insomnia. Vision problems are not uncommon
either with dopaminergic drugs (wellbutrin is
similar to stimulants, raising dopamine and

Sounds like your idea to discuss with doc about
roughing out the edges is good one! I think
Remeron might help. It certainly should help with
sleep, but as for irratibility it could either
decrease or increase it I think - defitely worth
a try!!!

A very very low dose of SSRI might help also,
and if a low dose is enough Xanax can work
very well with stimulants to boost mood without
giving up the benefits of the the stimulant
or stimulant like med.

Just some thoughts...

> WB has been very effective for me. My energy is
> good and NO sexual side effects. But, I still
> get a bit irritable at times, and have also
> noticed some occasional vision irregularities
> (mine pass quickly, but yeah, those are a
> little freaky). I am going to ask my PDoc about
> adding some Remeron in the evening to help with
> sleep and smooth out the WB rough edges. So
> many posters have had success with WB and
> Remeron. And I agree with you, there are wiser
> ways than adding too many benzos to counter
> these side effects. I take Wellbutrin SR.
> I don't think this is connected to diet.
> If anything Wellbutrin helps one avoid junk
> food and eat the healthier things. No sweet
> tooth. I Have lost 10-20 lbs. on it. Yet,
> another positive thing about it! Anyhow, I
> can't tolerate SSRI's, and this IS working,
> sooo, I am going to deal and fine tune some.
> Remi




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