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  • Wellbutrin and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a possible side effect of Wellbutrin. But as this eMedTV page explains, people taking the drug are actually less likely to gain weight than people not taking it. This page also describes how to manage weight gain with Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutrin and Weight Loss
    There are potential side effects with Wellbutrin, and weight loss appears to be one of them. As this eMedTV article explains, Wellbutrin can cause a loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting -- all of which may contribute to weight loss in some people.
  • Wellbutrin Antidepressant
    As a type of antidepressant, Wellbutrin treats depression by affecting specific chemicals in the brain. This eMedTV Web segment further discusses Wellbutrin, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and available strengths.
  • Wellbutrin Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Wellbutrin if you have certain medical conditions (such as diabetes). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential Wellbutrin dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Wellbutrin Dosage
    For people with depression, the starting dosage of Wellbutrin is 100 mg twice daily. This eMedTV page lists general tips on taking the medication (like never doubling your dose) and explains that your dosage should not exceed 450 mg a day.
  • Wellbutrin Drug Information
    As this part of the eMedTV library explains, Wellbutrin is used for the treatment of depression. This selection talks about Wellbutrin in more detail, including dosing guidelines and a link to more information on this prescription drug.
  • Wellbutrin Drug Interactions
    Steroids, MAOIs, and alcohol are among the drugs that can potentially interact with Wellbutrin. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of some of these Wellbutrin drug interactions and what your doctor may do if they occur.
  • Wellbutrin for Depression
    As this eMedTV page explains, Wellbutrin is a medication used to treat depression. Wellbutrin works by affecting certain chemicals in the brain that can cause depression when the levels become unbalanced. This page also lists possible side effects.
  • Wellbutrin Indications
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Wellbutrin is a prescription medication used to treat depression in adults. This page takes a closer look at Wellbutrin's indications, including other possible uses of the medication and information on how the drug works.
  • Wellbutrin Medication
    As an NDRI medication, Wellbutrin can help treat depression by affecting certain brain chemicals. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of Wellbutrin, including possible side effects, general precautions, and tips on taking this medication.
  • Wellbutrin Oral
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, Wellbutrin oral tablets are often prescribed to treat depression. This page also takes a closer look at how this drug works, possible side effects, and various strengths of the medication that are available.
  • Wellbutrin Overdose
    Symptoms of a Wellbutrin overdose can include seizures, fainting, and even loss of life. This part of the eMedTV archives also lists possible treatment options for a Wellbutrin overdose (such as pumping the stomach and supportive care).
  • Wellbutrin Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Wellbutrin may include headaches, nausea, and weight loss. This eMedTV article describes other Wellbutrin risks, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Wellbutrin Seizures
    This eMedTV Web page explains that seizures are a possible side effect of Wellbutrin. This article describes who is at a higher risk of developing Wellbutrin seizures and outlines some recommendations on how to prevent seizures while taking the drug.
  • Wellbutrin Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, sexual side effects (such as changes in sex drive or erectile dysfunction) can occur during treatment with Wellbutrin. This article discusses what to do if you develop any of these sexual side effects.
  • Wellbutrin Side Affects
    Among the Wellbutrin side effects listed in this eMedTV article are common side effects (like insomnia) and side effects to report to your doctor (like seizures). Wellbutrin side affects is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin side effects.
  • Wellbutrin Side Effects
    Some of the most common Wellbutrin side effects include weight loss, nausea, and constipation. 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 Side Iffects
    Some side effects of Wellbutrin include insomnia, constipation, and nausea. This eMedTV page also covers possible side effects that may require immediate medical care. Wellbutrin side iffects is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin side effects.
  • Wellbutrin SR
    Wellbutrin SR is commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to relieve depression symptoms, highlights some potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Wellbutrin SR Alternatives
    This portion of the eMedTV archives examines several Wellbutrin SR alternatives, such as other depression medications, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy. This page also explains when an alternative to Wellbutrin SR may be considered.
  • Wellbutrin SR and Alcohol
    As this eMedTV page explains, most doctors recommend that if a person chooses to drink while taking Wellbutrin SR, he or she should drink only light-to-moderate amounts. This page discusses some other precautions related to Wellbutrin SR and alcohol.
  • Wellbutrin SR and Dry Mouth
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains that there are a number of side effects with Wellbutrin SR, and dry mouth is one of the most common side effects. This article also outlines some suggestions on how to improve symptoms of a dry mouth.
  • Wellbutrin SR and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a common Wellbutrin SR side effect. This eMedTV page explores Wellbutrin and insomnia, listing symptoms of insomnia (such as trouble falling asleep), as well as ways to improve your sleep habits (such as keeping a regular sleep-wake cycle).
  • Wellbutrin SR and Libido
    While some people develop side effects with Wellbutrin SR, sexual side effects of the drug occur rarely. This eMedTV segment covers some specific sexual side effects of Wellbutrin SR (such as impotence) and what to do if you develop these problems.
  • Wellbutrin SR and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that while Wellbutrin SR and pregnancy have been tested together only in animals, the medication did appear to cause harm to the fetus in those studies. If you become pregnant while taking Wellbutrin SR, let your doctor know.
  • Wellbutrin SR and Suicide
    In previous studies, children and teenagers on Wellbutrin SR were at an increased risk of suicidal behavior. This eMedTV page explores Wellbutrin SR and suicide in more detail, listing some signs of suicidal behavior you should report to your doctor.
  • Wellbutrin SR and Weight Loss
    Weight loss has been reported as a side effect of Wellbutrin SR. This eMedTV page examines Wellbutrin SR and weight loss in more detail, explaining how other side effects of Wellbutrin SR may contribute to weight loss in some people taking the drug.
  • Wellbutrin SR Dosage
    For people who have depression, the starting Wellbutrin SR dosage is 150 mg once daily in the morning. This eMedTV Web page also lists maximum Wellbutrin SR dosages and factors that can affect your dosage (like other drugs you may be taking).
  • Wellbutrin SR Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource explains how Wellbutrin SR drug interactions can increase your risk of seizures and other dangerous side effects. Among the drugs that can potentially interact with Wellbutrin SR are other antidepressants, steroids, and MAOIs.
  • Wellbutrin SR For Depression
    People with depression may benefit from treatment with Wellbutrin SR, a prescription drug. This eMedTV resource gives a brief description of this medication, including how it works and how to take it. Also included is a link to learn more.
  • Wellbutrin SR Overdose
    People who take too much Wellbutrin SR may experience seizures, muscle pain, and breathing problems. This eMedTV resource discusses other possible Wellbutrin SR overdose symptoms, as well as how a doctor may treat an overdose on Wellbutrin.
  • Wellbutrin SR Side Affects
    Anxiety and infections are among the common side effects of Wellbutrin SR. This eMedTV page also covers serious Wellbutrin SR side effects and what to do if they occur. Wellbutrin SR side affects is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin SR side effects.
  • Wellbutrin SR Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Wellbutrin SR include weight loss, nausea, and headaches. This eMedTV page also covers some more serious side effects that you should report to your doctor, such as hallucinations and suicidal thoughts.
  • Wellbutrin SR Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Wellbutrin SR is commonly used to treat depression in adults. This page describes how Wellbutrin SR works and also explores a few off-label Wellbutrin SR uses, such as treating ADHD and helping people to quit smoking.
  • Wellbutrin SR Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page examines numerous Wellbutrin SR warnings and precautions, such the safety of taking the drug while nursing and the risk of allergic reactions in some people taking it. This page also lists people who shouldn't take Wellbutrin SR.
  • Wellbutrin SR Withdrawal
    It is possible to experience withdrawals from Wellbutrin SR when the medication is stopped abruptly. This eMedTV page describes how your healthcare provider will slowly decrease your Wellbutrin SR dosage to help minimize withdrawal symptoms.
  • Wellbutrin Substitute
    If you have side effects or if Wellbutrin is not working for you, there are several alternatives available. This eMedTV Web resource describes several Wellbutrin substitutes, such as other medications, therapy, and natural alternatives.
  • Wellbutrin Tablets
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Wellbutrin tablets are a prescription medication used to treat depression. This article offers more detail on Wellbutrin, including information on how the drug works, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Wellbutrin to Quit Smoking
    It is quite common for people to take Wellbutrin to quit smoking. This portion of the eMedTV archives provides an overview of Wellbutrin and smoking cessation, noting in particular why this is such a common off-label use of these products.
  • Wellbutrin Uses
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Wellbutrin can be prescribed to adults who suffer from depression. This page describes how Wellbutrin works and also explores a few off-label Wellbutrin uses, such as treating ADHD and helping people to quit smoking.
  • Wellbutrin Warnings and Precautions
    Wellbutrin can raise the risk of seizures in some people. This eMedTV page covers other Wellbutrin warnings and precautions, such as other potential side effects and conditions to tell your doctor about before you take Wellbutrin (like diabetes).
  • Wellbutrin Weight Change
    There are several possible side effects of Wellbutrin, and weight change is one of them. This page from the eMedTV Web library explains how Wellbutrin may cause weight loss or weight gain in some people, and offers tips on controlling your weight change.
  • Wellbutrin Withdrawal
    This section of the eMedTV library explains that Wellbutrin withdrawal can occur if a person abruptly stops taking the medication. This page also describes how your healthcare provider may slowly decrease your dosage to help minimize withdrawal symptoms.
  • Wellbutrin Withdrawl
    Stopping Wellbutrin too quickly may lead to withdrawal symptoms, such as confusion and a burning sensation. This eMedTV page describes other possible Wellbutrin withdrawal symptoms. Wellbutrin withdrawl is a common misspelling of Wellbutrin withdrawal.
  • Wellbutrin XL
    Wellbutrin XL is a prescription drug that is approved to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, highlights potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Wellbutrin XL Alternatives
    This eMedTV Web page explains that if depression symptoms continue or if you develop bothersome side effects after using Wellbutrin XL, alternatives are available. This page lists common alternatives to the drug, such as other medicines and therapy.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Alcohol
    This eMedTV page explains that because Wellbutrin XL and alcohol affect similar brain chemicals, mixing the two may increase the symptoms of depression. This page offers precautions for drinking alcohol with the drug and defines "moderate" drinking.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Dry Mouth
    This eMedTV Web page explains that there are a number of side effects of Wellbutrin XL, and dry mouth is one of the most common. This page also offers tips that may help improve symptoms of a dry mouth, such as avoiding alcohol and caffeine.
  • Wellbutrin XL and Hair Loss
    Hair loss does appear to be a rare side effect of Wellbutrin XL. This selection from the eMedTV archives explains the options available to you if you are taking Wellbutrin XL and this particular side effect occurs.
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