Today is my 15th day on Wellbutrin. I now have constipation. My buttocks get sore when sitting in the car. I was so jittery several days ago that I couldn't sign my name at the voting booth. I had dry mouth for a couple of days. I fear that if I continue with the pills that I will get more sever symtoms. I have to force myself to do some exercise.
Wellbutrin is a good antidepressant, yet it can cause panic attacks!!
There are other choices out there that may have a calming effect and may be a better choice for you.
Ask your doc about an SNRI, such as Nortryptaline (sp) or Tofranil.
Best wishes, and I do so hope these side effects go away quickly.
Hello bozedar. The side effects will lessen, diminish. Bupropion is generally a very tolerated drug, the side effects, usually almost always disappear, if not completely then minimal at best. I'd give it a bit more time, only in as much as changing to another antidepressant will have the replacement drug carry its own share of side effect (s) I'd wait it out, a tad longer, but if you feel its intolerable, then talk to your doctor as to what she/he thinks might be a good alternative to the wellbutrin. Wishing you the best,
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