Wellbutrin and Alcohol

Using Caution With Wellbutrin and Alcohol

If a person decides to drink alcohol in moderation while taking Wellbutrin, it is recommended that he or she not drink alcohol at the same time as he or she takes the medicine. Also, a person should learn the effects of Wellbutrin on his or her body before he or she begins drinking.
 
You should not stop drinking suddenly while taking Wellbutrin, as this may increase your risk of Wellbutrin seizures.
 

Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About Wellbutrin and Alcohol

You should talk with your healthcare provider about Wellbutrin and alcohol. This is because everyone's situation is different, and your healthcare provider understands your situation best. Based what you want and expect, and your current health situation, you and your healthcare provider can make a shared decision about alcohol and Wellbutrin. Due to the risk of seizures, you should not suddenly stop drinking alcohol while taking Wellbutrin.
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