Wellbutrin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression in adults. Wellbutrin may help manage neuropathic pain. Wellbutrin is also known by its drug name, bupropion.
Wellbutrin is an atypical antidepressant. Wellbutrin is believed to work by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.
How do I take it?
Wellbutrin is generally taken two or three times a day.
Wellbutrin comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Wellbutrin lists common side effects including agitation, dry mouth, insomnia, headache, migraine, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and tremor.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Wellbutrin include suicidal thoughts, worsening of depression, weight changes, allergic reactions, seizures, psychosis, mania, and high blood pressure.
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Wellbutrin — RxList
Pain, Pain, Go Away: Antidepressants and Pain Management — National Center for Biotechnology Information