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What would be the "normal" dose of wellbutrin doctors prescribe?

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Marvell 15 Sep 2009

The dose of bupropion will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label . The following information includes only the average doses of bupropion. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The number of tablets that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are taking bupropion .

* For oral extended-release dosage form (tablets):
o For mental depression:
+ Adults—At first, 150 milligrams (mg) once a day in the morning. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose usually is not more than 450 mg one time a day.
+ Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

* For oral sustained-release dosage form (tablets):
o For mental depression:
+ Adults—At first, 150 milligrams (mg) once a day in the morning. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose usually is not more than 200 mg two times a day.
+ Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

o To help you stop smoking:
+ Adults—At first, 150 mg once a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose usually is not more than 150 mg two times a day.
+ Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

* For oral prompt-release dosage form (tablets):
o For mental depression:
+ Adults—At first, 100 mg two times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose usually is not more than 150 mg three times a day.
+ Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

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