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User Reviews for Bupropion to treat Sexual Dysfunction, SSRI Induced (Page 3)

Also known as: Wellbutrin XL, Wellbutrin SR, Aplenzin, Forfivo XL Budeprion Budeprion SR

Bupropion has an average rating of 6.8 out of 10 from a total of 67 ratings for the treatment of Sexual Dysfunction, SSRI Induced. 55% of those users who reviewed Bupropion reported a positive effect, while 19% reported a negative effect.

Bupropion Rating Summary

6.8/10 average rating

67 ratings from 74 user reviews.

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Reviews for Bupropion

MrQuick · Taken for 1 to 2 years January 9, 2017

“I have been taking welbutrin for about a 18 months. At first my libido came flooding back as it does whenI am no longer feeling the pangs of deep depression. It eventually settled in to normal levels but my main problem is my endurance! I have always been able to go the distance more or less but these days I climax in 60 seconds every time! It doesn't matter if we just had sex 5 minutes ago....60 seconds and I spill the beans!! I am a 37 year old male so maybe time is catching up with me??? Idk...”

8 / 10
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Chuck · Taken for 1 to 6 months February 23, 2020

“I was started on Wellbutrin sr 150 bid. This was added to my Cymbalta 60 mg mg qd. I have an a lot of trouble maintaining an erection and having an orgasm. I am on Testom injection twice a week for quite some time so I know that is not the problem. It has helped w my chronic fatigue”

4 / 10
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Alora23 October 30, 2016

“I must be far off from where I should be, hormone-wise, because I've only been on this Medicine for one full day when I woke up extremely aroused. I'm not taking this for libido, but for depression. A nice side effect, although I imagine it will balance out soon.”

5 / 10
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Hiker Dude January 9, 2018

“I have been taking antidepressant and anxiety medication for 30+ years. You name it, and I've taking it. I have been diagnosed by several doctors and psychiatrist as bipolar, and manic depressant. After 23 years I finally got tired of all the meds and went cold turkey and stopped taking them all. My doctor put me on Wellbutrin/bupropion to calm my nerves and depressed moods... (SSRI's) was causing me sexual side effects. Just after 1 month it helped with my depression, but it caused erectile dysfunction. Then I had to go on the expensive Cialis medication to help with my ED...BTW... Bupropion didn't have any effect on my libido.”

5 / 10
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Mat E. male, 51 years old · Taken for less than 1 month September 13, 2016

“I used Wellbutrin it for a month to start stopping smoking. I used it as you should use Zyban (first week one pill in the morning, then the next two months two pills a day with min. 8 hours in between, best long before evening). After 2 weeks of use I lost a lot of libido and nearly all ability to get fully erected. Now I stopped it by eating one per day for a week. Since two days I've fully stopped and am still waiting on the libido and erectability I had before that idea stopping smoking and eating Wellbutrin....”

8 / 10
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Jwright7784 · Taken for less than 1 month February 18, 2017

“This medication triggered a panic attack 2 hours after taking it. I suffer from panic disorder but it is well controlled with medications. This medication felt like it nullified my other medications and I had a panic attack the likes of which I haven't seen in months. I finally was able to cobble together a medication cocktail that calmed me down, it made me sleep but I would rather sleep than be in a panic attack. I would totally NOT recommend this if you have anxiety or panic issues.”

1 / 10
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nel · Taken for less than 1 month April 19, 2018

“When I started taking zoloft I noticed the decrease on my libido. Its hard to have an erection and orgasm its really frustratin. I am 41 year old guy and I am very active, but since I've taken the zoloft the sexual side effect is horrible. So now I've ask my doctor today what is my option here. I am not happy with the side effect on zoloft. So he prescribed me a new meds call wellbutin, it seems like a few lower side affect with this meds so I am really hoping that it will work. For me ... cross my fingers hopefully this will work for me ..with out the sexual side effects.”

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Ray · Taken for 1 to 2 years March 6, 2018

“Helps counter EffexorXR 75mg sexual issues. I have OCD so it agitates that. I take 450mgXL but may drop it to 300mg. It helps if you are tired. It can raise blood pressure. I also take 25mg of Naltrexone and that greatly helps in the sexual side effect department.”

6 / 10
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Ememem December 14, 2016

“I added this to my dosage of Sertraline because I was always tired and foggy and sex had become really difficult. It initially helped for these issues, but it worsened my anxiety and caused constant fluttering heart. I went ahead and tapered up to the dose the doc told me to start with, and suddenly I began developing horrible hives all over my body. It was easily the worse itching I have ever experienced. My hands and feet blew up like balloons and I couldn't walk as a result for over a week. I stopped taking the Buproprion the day after my symptoms appeared, but they also stuck around for over a week.”

2 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 27, 2019

“I was on 20mg Celexa for anxiety and depression and it was helping apart from the notorious sexual side effects. Being fed up with this I thought I'd give Wellbutrin a try. The Wellbutrin helped the sexual dysfunction, however ,it increased my anxiety. The voice in my head was racing, I was sweating a lot, and I could barely get off the couch. I have since switched back to celexa ,however, I'm still feeling the effects of the Wellbutrin 2 months later and my celexa isn't working as effectively now.”

2 / 10
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SCARLETT M January 24, 2016

“Just met the most amazing man that is taking this medication to stop smoking. He's been nervous about sexual side effects as a result of using this. Good news - since getting together, even via text or Skype we discovered he doesn't need it.....just talking turns him on. Touching me will eliminate and and all need for any type of medication without doubt!! Sorry burproin but we're OK...actually fantastic”

2 / 10
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Bdap · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 6, 2019

“Experience less sensation and inability to climax”

8 / 10
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I am constantly on the brink.. · Taken for less than 1 month February 14, 2017

“I am a 35 year old woman, and I've always had a pretty healthy sex drive...but this is insane. I have been on this drug for three days and I can orgasm at the drop of a hat. Best day ever.”

10 / 10
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Graysolid · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 24, 2015

“Used to be a wild man in bed I've been on it for 4 months and have completly lost all interest in sex”

1 / 10
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Harmony · Taken for less than 1 month March 18, 2020

“I've been on these pills bupropion for three week I they really helped me ...(I had sexual problems caused by SSRI meds ”

10 / 10
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Anonymous November 13, 2015

“full erections and orgasms again. prozac killed my libido and my sexual functions but no side effects with wellbutrin.”

10 / 10
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CHAgirl · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 8, 2015

“I was on Paxil which killed my sex drive. My sex drive on Wellbutrin is insane. My husband is a very happy man.”

10 / 10
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Ron92 August 23, 2017

“this medicine has decreased my my libido. I'm just 24 years old and cannot reach orgasm after taking this med. horrible.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous April 27, 2010

Wellbutrin (bupropion): “Has always worked for me. Zero sexual side effects. ”

9 / 10
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Sleepless · Taken for less than 1 month January 17, 2020

“I was prescribed this to counteract the sexual side effects of Fluoxetine (low desire). This did seem to increase my desire but orgasms were mild. Also caused me sleep issues, insomnia, restlessness.”

6 / 10
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Uknowash · Taken for less than 1 month January 17, 2016

“I'm a female and man this drug has made me orgasim like 3 times in one night I love it !”

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Anonymous March 5, 2017

“Check out the article entitled " The antidepressant drug best for sex". Phycology Today”

9 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 2 to 5 years March 28, 2018

“It did not affect libido at first, but after 2 or 3 years I have little interest. I'm happy without it and do not seek it. I'm married and 35.”

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pnc · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 20, 2019

“Didn't help for that sexual dysfuntion and for smoking cessation. Waste of money/time.”

1 / 10
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