Wellbutrin comes in extended release, sustained release, and immediate release. When someone is prescribed immediate release, she should usually take two tablets - one in the morning and one in the eve. I am only taking one, in the morning, and I feel good, so I don't want to take a higher dosage than necessary. But because I am using immediate release, does that mean that my levels are fluctuating in a dangerous or unhealthy way through the day?
How did your doctor prescribe it? Once or twice a day? Medications work differently on people. For me, I take Wellbutrin SR, off and on, and when I am taking it, I take 150mg once a day, instead of 150mg twice a day. It is an effective dose for me. I also take buspar, once a day, regardless of what people say about taking it 2 or 3 times a day. Maybe that works for them, but these lower doses are effective for me. I would listen to what my body is telling me, and not worry about what others might say about it.
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