Drug: Wellbutrin SR

Wellbutrin SR
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At this moment in time, millions of people from all around the world suffer from mental conditions such as depression, which, if left untreated, can drastically reduce the quality of the lives of those who are affected. This is the main reason why there are a wide variety of medicines which can be used to relieve the symptoms associated with depression, and other similar conditions.

However, before using an antidepressant, it is worth keeping in mind the fact that they have been proven to significantly increase the risk of suicide thoughts, especially for young adults, teenagers and children. At the same time however, these conditions can end up having the same effect, so carrying out risk assessment is essential, to ensure that the benefits outweigh the risks that the medication poses.

Wellbutrin SR represents a popular antidepressant, presented in the form of sustained-release tablets. It works by targeting chemicals in the brain which are associated with the depression symptoms.

What should patients keep in mind prior to taking Wellbutrin SR?

To kick things off, it is important to stay away from the medicine if you have not had a medical consultation where this drug was recommended. Secondly, if you suffer from any allergies for the substances found in the medicine, or you have a history of an eating disorder or addictions, then you may have to keep away from this antidepressant. Additionally, you should not start a Wellbutrin treatment in case you have taken a MAO inhibitor within the last two weeks.

Prior to taking the medicine, it is important to let your doctor know about all the conditions that you suffer from, including your addictions, allergies, kidney and liver issues etc.

How are the Wellbutrin SR sustained-release tablets consumed?

The tablets should be taken exactly as they have been directed by your doctor. Dosage may differ from person to person based on the stage of the condition, weight, gender and age. Normally, the tablets are taken by mouth with or without food, with a full glass of water. Make sure to swallow the tablets full and not to chew, divide or break them prior to swallowing. Together with this, the doses should be taken at the same time every day, to ensure maximum effect of the treatment.

What are the side effects associated with these pills?

Some of the most common side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, flushing, loss of appetite, nausea, fatigue, restlessness, insomnia, weight changing and more. In case you experience worse side effects, seek medical attention. In the case of an overdose, seem emergency medical help, as the symptoms associated with overdoses can be quite harmful to the body.

At this moment in time, Wellbutrin SR can be purchased at most local and online authorized pharmacies with a doctor’s prescription.

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