Hi all, have been on Zoloft 50mg for about 4 months for depression and anxiety - was doing ok (I know, it's a small dose) yet three weeks ago I had a major relapse, including goodbye libido. Pdoc has now added 150mg of Wellbutrin to the mix; he feels this is better than upping the Zoloft and should return the libido. My question is - will I have any ramp-up side effects with Wellbutrin, similar to those of first starting out on a med, and, has this mix of Zoloft and Wellbutrin worked for others out there ... I appreciate your opinion as I continue my journey to just experience a genuine smile from within, after numerous years of suffering. Many thanks in advance for your responses.
Adding Wellbutrin is a viable option. It is known to enhance the libido for some people and will hopefully counteract the anorgasmic effect of the Zoloft. Give it a try and hang in there; it is a journey well worth the effort.
I take welbutrin with an antidepressant and it really helps. You may have a few side affects(or not) for the first week, but it helps energy level and helped my libido as well. Good luck keep us updated!
Hi there. Yes, I do have experience with Zoloft and Wellbutrin. I only take 25mg of Zoloft and 50 mg of Wellbutrin. If I take any more Wellbutrin I feel irritable and edgy and I can't sleep well. If I took 150 mg of WB, I would be bouncing off the walls! However, everyone reacts differently to different doses. Starting at a lower dose is always wise, then gradually increase as needed. Good luck!!
I have taken Wellbutrin for years this March I added Zoloft and it really helps. I did not notice symptoms from eithe. Sexually it works great no problems there with other meds it did not exist, good luck with your journey
I have been on 75mg of zoloft for 15+ years now & recently I felt like it wasn't enough, My doc added wellbutrin 150 xL in the AM. I see people post on here that take both in the morning, but I have been told by my pcp that taking both at the same time can cause serotonin syndrome and make you experience extreme dizziness, libido loss, night sweats,and headaches. I did take both at night for a while and was very sick, so I was told I could take the wellbutrin in the AM and the serotonin at night cause the zoloft at night it makes me so sleepy. Anyone else experience this?
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