Wellbutrin XL Drug Information
An extended-release version of Wellbutrin® (bupropion hydrochloride), Wellbutrin XL® (bupropion XL) is a prescription drug approved to treat:
- Depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression)
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Wellbutrin XL comes in the form of a tablet and is taken once a day, with or without food. Most people are able to take it without any problems. However, as with any drug, side effects are possible. Dry mouth, headaches, and weight loss are some of the side effects that may occur during treatment.
This medication is not suitable for everyone. To help ensure your safety, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other drugs you are taking, as well as any allergies you may have, before you start Wellbutrin XL. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more information on this drug's benefits, effects, and warnings, click Wellbutrin XL.)