Wellbutrin Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Wellbutrin?
You should not take Wellbutrin if you:
- Are allergic to Wellbutrin, bupropion hydrochloride, or any inactive components used to make Wellbutrin. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make Wellbutrin.
- Are taking other medications containing bupropion, including Aplenzin™, Budeprion SR®, Buproban®, Budeprion XL®, Forfivo™ XL, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, and Zyban®.
- Have a seizure disorder.
- Have anorexia or bulimia.
- Abruptly stop drinking alcohol or taking sedative medications, such as alprazolam (Xanax®), diazepam (Valium®), clonazepam (Klonopin®), lorazepam (Ativan®), and many other medications.
- Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. MAOIs can include:
Wellbutrin Warnings and Precautions: Summary
There are several situations in which Wellbutrin should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with Wellbutrin. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings and precautions for Wellbutrin were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Wellbutrin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.