today i stopped wellbutrin because i realized no good or something special and i am sleeping all day despide taking effexor. i feel awful! at the begging i thougt i found a good medication for me and now i dont know what to do. my doc says that effexor doesnt brink sleep!
22 May 2012
Not a good idea to stop the Wellbutrin abruptly from 150mg. Best to taper off slowly over time. I suggest you speak to your doctor about a taper plan to follow using immediate release 75mg tablets. Effexor shouldn't make you sleepy. More likely the depression causing this problem. Might want to consider increasing the Wellbutrin xr to 300mgs or try a different antidepressant altogether. I recommend Pristiq, it is similar to Effexor but with less side effects.
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