I was on Zoloft for about three years for anxiety and was switched over to Wellbutrin last week. There is a huge difference. Besides the very vivid dreams, I am feeling very lethargic and fuzzy headed most of the time. In addition, today I have started hearing "whispering" in my left ear which is very distracting and disturbing. I'm thinking either my dosage is too high (150 mg twice a day) or I'm having some kind of allergic reaction to the Wellbutrin. Hopefully I'm not going psycho. Any experience or advice is appreciated.
I don't think you are going psycho. It sounds like a reaction to this medicine. I would call the dr asap and see if she can change the meds to something else. Why did you stop the Zoloft?
I would call the doctor right away and if he is not there call the pharmacist. They know their meds! I had a Psychoatic episode with Seroquel and I was taken off right away.
Not sure if it was clincally psychotic but it sure felt like it... when I switched from Paxil/Paroxetine to Wellbutrin/Bupropion, I had horrible mood swings like I was bipolar (but like every 5 minutes!) and even suicidal thoughts! Not that I would do it, but I really felt like I wanted to die. Friends and web research had warned me about this, so I told my family who got me through it, and I was aware of it while I was going through it... it was really weird. After about a week it evened out. Not as effective as Paxil but less side effects.
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