Wellbutrin SR Alternatives
Other Wellbutrin SR AlternativesWhen medications, therapy, and the combination of these treatments prove ineffective, or work too slowly to relieve severe symptoms, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be considered.
Some people may also consider complementary or alternative treatments for depression. Complementary or alternative treatments may include:
- St. John's wort
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Vitamin B6
- SAMe (S-adenosyl-L-methionine)
- 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan)
(Click Herbal Treatments for Depression or Acupuncture and Depression for more information on what research has shown regarding these alternative treatments.)
Wellbutrin SR Alternatives: A SummaryThere are several Wellbutrin SR alternatives, including other medications and therapy. Talk with your healthcare provider if Wellbutrin SR is not working for you or your child, or if you are experiencing bothersome Wellbutrin SR side effects. You may need to try one of the other depression treatments.