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What is the best way to get off of Wellbutrin 150?

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9 May 2013

Hi, i haven't discontinued Wellbutrin myself, but after reading patients accounts of withdrawing from this medication, a 25mg - 50mg dose decrease every one or two weeks seems the way to go. You should tailor the dose and time periods to how you feel physically/mentally. If you haven't asked your doctors advice yet, this would really be the best way to go, to stay safe & healthy.

nenag 9 May 2013

Ok, I cut my dose in half and I am getting dizzy spells. I'm scheduled to see my PDR today.

Delila 9 May 2013

Hi, it isn't the best idea to manipulate your medication, especially if it is a prolonged/extended release, what type of tablets have you been prescribed? It is better to ask your doctor to prescribe lower dose tablets

9 May 2013

Dear nenag,
The best SAFE way is to titrate down under the supervision of a medical professional. Incorrect withdrawal from Wellbutrin can have serious consequences, including the onset of seizures that remain for life. Don't try to do something like this using advice from a website, even a good one like this. Please get some help.
Good luck to you.
Frenchie

Delila 10 May 2013

Hi, i was told that it is very unusual to have problems when discontinuing Wellbutrin, that very rarely people have side effects. Do you think I was given the wrong information? Reading you comment surprised me. I'd be grateful if you wouldn't mind letting me know? Thanks, D

nenag 24 Jun 2013

Hi Delilah, I went to see a different PDR last week and he told me that i can just stop taking the 150mg dose. That i shouldnt have any side effects. He also increased my lexapro from 20 mg to 30 mg and wanted to see me in 3 weeks. So far the only side effect i have is sleepiness but i think that is due to the lexapro and not the wellbutrin :)

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