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  • Wellbutrin XL and Insomnia
    Insomnia is one of the more common side effects of Wellbutrin XL. This portion of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at Wellbutrin XL and insomnia, explaining some symptoms of the condition and outlining ways to improve sleep habits.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Pregnancy
    Animal studies on Wellbutrin XL and pregnancy show that the medication may potentially harm a fetus. As this eMedTV page explains, however, the drug may still be prescribed if a doctor believes that the benefits outweigh the risks to the fetus.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Suicide
    Wellbutrin XL may increase the risk of suicidal behavior in children and teenagers. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses Wellbutrin XL and suicide risks in more detail, and outlines potential signs of suicidal behavior to be aware of.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Weight Gain
    Weight gain does not appear to be a side effect of Wellbutrin XL. This eMedTV resource explores the link between Wellbutrin XL and weight gain, discussing the results of clinical studies and explaining what to do if you notice this problem.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Weight Loss
    There are several side effects of Wellbutrin XL, and weight loss appears to be one of them. This eMedTV page explains how the medication can cause loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting, which may contribute to weight loss in people taking the drug.
  • Wellbutrin XL Dosage
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that the starting Wellbutrin XL dosage for people with depression or seasonal affective disorder is 150 mg, taken once a day in the morning. This article also offers tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Wellbutrin XL Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Wellbutrin XL is a medication approved to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This page takes a closer look at Wellbutrin XL, with information on the drug's dosing guidelines and side effects.
  • Wellbutrin XL Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource explores Wellbutrin XL drug interactions with other medications, such as other antidepressants, certain arrhythmia medications, and steroids. This article also describes how these interactions can potentially lead to problems.
  • Wellbutrin XL Overdose
    Common symptoms of a Wellbutrin XL overdose include seizures, hallucinations, and fainting. This eMedTV article contains a more complete list of possible overdose symptoms and describes treatment options for an overdose, such as giving IV fluids.
  • Wellbutrin XL Side Effects
    Headaches, a dry mouth, and weight loss are some of the most common side effects of Wellbutrin XL. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects of the drug, such as chest palpitations and suicidal thoughts.
  • Wellbutrin XL Uses
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Wellbutrin XL can be prescribed to adults who suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder. This page describes how the medication works and also explores a few off-label Wellbutrin XL uses.
  • Wellbutrin XL Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page examines several Wellbutrin XL warnings and precautions, such as the risk of seizures, potential allergic reactions, and the possibility of the medicine causing liver damage. This page also lists those who should not take the drug.
  • Wellbutrin XR
    This eMedTV resource explains how Wellbutrin XL works to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder, and lists alternatives to the drug, such as other medicines or therapy. Wellbutrin XR is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin XL.
  • Wellbutrine
    A doctor may prescribe Wellbutrin to help treat symptoms of depression. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Wellbutrin and lists potential side effects that may occur with the drug. Wellbutrine is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutrinsr
    Wellbutrin SR is a long-acting medication that is used for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV Web page describes how Wellbutrin SR works and lists some of its potential side effects. Wellbutinsr is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin SR.
  • Wellbutrinxl
    Wellbutrin XL is a prescription drug used to treat depression and prevent seasonal affective disorder. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Wellbutrin XL and explains how it works. Wellbutrinxl is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin XL.
  • Wellbutrion
    Wellbutrin is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its uses, effects, and potential side effects. Wellbutrion is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutron
    This eMedTV page explains how the prescription drug Wellbutrin works to treat depression. This page also covers alternatives to Wellbutrin for treating depression (such as other drugs or psychotherapy). Wellbutron is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutron XL
    As this eMedTV article explains, Wellbutrin XL treats the symptoms of depression and seasonal affective disorder by affecting certain chemicals in the brain. It is typically taken once a day. Wellbutron XL is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin XL.
  • What Are the Physical Signs of Depression?
    Depression causes both emotional and physical symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses the physical ways depression manifests, such as back pain, constipation, and headache, and urges reporting these signs to a healthcare provider.
  • What Are the Warning Signs of Depression?
    This eMedTV article explains that people can experience various signs of depression; warnings include a depressed mood, fatigue, and feelings of worthlessness. If these symptoms persist for at least two weeks, depression may be the reason.
  • What Herbs or Supplements Work for Depression?
    Certain herbs and supplements have been studied in the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article describes the results of studies that have been done on SAM-e, St. John's wort, and folic acid, and stresses discussing these options with your doctor.
  • What Is Amitriptyline Prescribed For?
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses, amitriptyline is approved for treating depression in adults and adolescents. This article takes a closer look at what amitriptyline is prescribed for, including several off-label uses.
  • What Is Budeprion XL Used For?
    What is Budeprion XL used for? This segment of the eMedTV archives explains that the drug is approved to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder in adults. It also discusses off-label uses for the drug and giving it to children.
  • What Is Deplin?
    A doctor may prescribe Deplin to improve the effectiveness of antidepressants or antipsychotics. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of what Deplin is prescribed for, including uses and how the drug works. A link to more details is also included.
  • What Is Desipramine Used For?
    What is desipramine used for? As this eMedTV page explains, desipramine is used for treating depression in adults. The medication is also occasionally used "off-label" for the treatment of bulimia, ADHD, and anxiety disorder, among other conditions.
  • What Is Imipramine Pamoate Used For?
    What is imipramine pamoate used for? As this eMedTV page explains, imipramine pamoate is used for treating depression in adults. This article also explains how imipramine works and lists possible "off-label" uses for the antidepressant.
  • What Is Isocarboxazid Used For?
    What is isocarboxazid used for? As this eMedTV page explains, isocarboxazid is approved to treat depression. This article covers the uses of isocarboxazid (including off-label uses) and explains how the drug affects certain chemicals in the brain.
  • What Is Lexapro Used For?
    What is Lexapro used for? As this eMedTV resource explains, Lexapro is used mainly for the treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It is also sometimes used off-label to treat migraines, panic attacks, and social anxiety disorder.
  • What Is Nefazodone Used For?
    What is nefazodone used for? As this eMedTV resource explains, nefazodone is used for the treatment of depression in adults. Occasionally, it can also be used "off-label" for treating anxiety, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
  • What Is Nortriptyline Prescribed For?
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses, nortriptyline is approved for treating depression in adults. This article takes a closer look at what nortriptyline is prescribed for, including possible off-label uses of this drug.
  • What Is Nortriptyline Used For?
    Nortriptyline is approved for use in treating depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page explains some symptoms of depression and also outlines several off-label uses for nortriptyline, such as treating ADHD and chronic pain.
  • What Is Olanzapine and Fluoxetine Used For?
    What is olanzapine and fluoxetine used for? As this eMedTV page explains, the medication is used primarily to treat people with depression due to bipolar disorder. This page also covers the drug's use in children and off-label uses.
  • What Is Pamelor Used For?
    Pamelor is used primarily for the treatment of depression in adults. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, there are several off-label uses for this medication as well, such as helping people quit smoking and preventing migraines.
  • What Is Paroxetine Used For?
    What is paroxetine used for? As this eMedTV page explains, paroxetine is used to treat depression, social anxiety disorder, and panic disorder, among other things. This Web page discusses these and other paroxetine uses, including "off-label" uses.
  • What Is Pristiq Prescribed For?
    Healthcare providers often prescribe Pristiq for depression in adults. This selection from the eMedTV library lists some symptoms of depression, explains how this drug works, and reminds readers that it can take a few weeks to begin working.
  • What Is Protriptyline Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the drug is used for the treatment of depression in adults. This article also discusses protriptyline uses in children and explains how it can be used for "off-label" reasons.
  • What Is Trazodone Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, trazodone is prescribed for the treatment of clinical depression in adults. This article takes a quick look at the approved use of this drug and explains what other conditions it can treat when used "off-label."
  • What Is Trazodone Used For?
    What is trazodone used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, the prescription drug is used to treat depression in adults. "Off-label" trazodone uses may include the treatment of alcoholism, anxiety, insomnia, and panic disorder.
  • What Is Trimipramine Used For?
    What is trimipramine used for? As this eMedTV article explains, trimipramine is used for the treatment of depression in adults. Occasionally, it is also used "off-label" to treat conditions like bulimia, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain.
  • What Is Venlafaxine Used For?
    What is venlafaxine used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, venlafaxine is used to treat depression in adults. Occasionally, it can also be used "off-label" to treat obesity, social anxiety disorder, or neuropathic pain, among other conditions.
  • What Is Venlafaxine XR Used For?
    What is venlafaxine XR used for? This eMedTV page explains that while venlafaxine XR is commonly used to treat depression and several anxiety disorders, it may also be used off-label to treat various other conditions (such as obesity or migraines).
  • What Is Zoloft Used For?
    Zoloft is commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. This eMedTV Web page covers conditions that Zoloft may be used for, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and panic disorder.
  • What Time to Take Zoloft
    This eMedTV page takes a look at what time to take Zoloft. For example, if Zoloft causes insomnia, try taking it in the morning; if it causes drowsiness, try taking it before bedtime. This page also provides other dosing tips for this medication.
  • When Does Amitriptyline Start Working?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may take several weeks before amitriptyline starts working. Physical symptoms of depression generally improve first, followed by changes in mood, so it's important to be patient when first starting this drug.
  • When Does Celexa Start Working?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may take several weeks (perhaps even more than a month) before Celexa starts working. Physical symptoms of depression generally improve first, followed by changes in mood, so it's important to be patient.
  • When Does Nortriptyline Start Working?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may take several weeks before nortriptyline starts working. Physical symptoms of depression generally improve first, followed by changes in mood, so it's important to be patient when first starting this drug.
  • When Does Pristiq Start Working?
    If you are starting depression treatment with Pristiq, you may be curious about when it starts working. As this eMedTV page explains, many people notice a significant change in mood within six weeks. This article also offers basic dosing guidelines.
  • When Does Prozac Start Working?
    This eMedTV page answers the question, "When does Prozac start working?" As this page explains, it may take several weeks or longer to feel the full, beneficial effects of Prozac. This page also provides other tips for when and how to take Prozac.
  • When Does Trazodone Start Working?
    If you have recently started trazodone, you may find yourself wondering when it starts working. As this eMedTV page explains, it often takes a week or two to start feeling the effects of this antidepressant. A link to more information is also included.
  • When It's Not Just Winter Blues
    If your winter blues just won't go away or seem particularly severe, talk with your healthcare provider. It may be seasonal affective disorder, a common mood disorder. It is particularly common among people in climates that have severe winters. Your healthcare provider might recommend light therapy, an antidepressant, or other such treatments.
  • Who Does Depression Affect?
    This video clip discusses who depression affects, including both the young and old.
  • Willbutrin
    Wellbutrin, a prescription medication, is approved for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article describes Wellbutrin in more detail and explains how it works to relieve depression symptoms. Willbutrin is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin.
  • Withdrawals From Celexa
    It is possible to experience Celexa withdrawal when the medication is stopped abruptly. This eMedTV Web page lists potential withdrawal symptoms and describes the steps your doctor may take to reduce the chance of them occurring.
  • Zach Braff
    When Zach Braff was preparing for his role as Andrew Largeman in the move Golden State, playing a character who has depression wasn't a stretch for the actor. While it seems that more women suffer from depression than men, women are likely just more willing to recognize the problem for what it is and seek help. In fact, depression affects an estimated 17.1 million adults in the United States.
  • Zimbalta
    A doctor may prescribe Cymbalta to treat conditions such as depression or anxiety. This eMedTV Web article offers a brief description of Cymbalta and explains what to tell your doctor before taking it. Zimbalta is a common misspelling of Cymbalta.
  • Zolaft
    Zoloft is a drug often prescribed to treat depression, panic disorder, and other conditions. This eMedTV page lists other uses for the drug and describes some of the side effects that may occur with Zoloft. Zolaft is a common misspelling of Zoloft.
  • Zolfot
    Zoloft is a prescription drug used for treating depression and other conditions within the brain. This eMedTV segment discusses Zoloft uses in more detail and explains how the drug works for these conditions. Zolfot is a common misspelling of Zoloft.
  • Zolft
    Zoloft is a medicine used for treating panic disorder, depression, and other conditions. This eMedTV article covers other Zoloft uses, explains how the drug works, and lists some of its possible side effects. Zolft is a common misspelling of Zoloft.
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