Wellbutrin sr side effects weight loss

started wellbutrin sr about a month ago for deprseeion i haven't noticed weight loss or gain.  because of the potential weight loss side effect, welbutrin is going thru clinical trials for weight loss. just started i'm new to wellbutrin sr the generic brand (bupropion)100mg its been almost a week i started off taking it once a day now today i'm taking it twice a day i'm taking it for my anxiety and depression can the. started 100 mg wellbutrin sr,about 2 wks ago i also take 40 mg prozax. it actually is a med that is weight-neutral, so many drugs say they are weight-neutral but really are not. otherwise i guess you could even say amphetamine could cause weight gain(no pun intended).  there is no pill that is going to just magically make you lose weight. just started 150mg bupropion sr 8 days ago for depression, apathy, anxiety and smoking cessation. this is not a complete list of the side effects associated with wellbutrin.  the only time i was off wellbutrin was when i was pregnant, but i obviously gained weight then and a stack too! the wait loss or gain may be depends on whether you are taking willbutrin xl or sr. so maybe that somehow proves it helps you lose weight?'ve been on generic bupropion xl 300 mg for 7 years after having horrible side effects from prozac, paxil, and zoloft. i hate the side affects because i've always been paranoid but now i get super nervous and anxious and have so much trouble falling asleep. i don't want to weigh more than i started out and i am nervous that coming off of it will put on too much weight. tell your health care provider about any negative side effects from prescription drugs. side effects of wellbutrin xl include headache, insomnia, nausea, dizziness, appetite changes and tremor or shaking. i haven't changed my eating habits whatsoever in that time and once i started to notice the weight gain i became even more conscious of what i was eating. was on celexa for 6 mos and it made me gain 20lbs and just started wellbutrin sr and was wondering if this has helped anyone lose weight? this is not a complete list of side effects that can occur with wellbutrin.  i am 5' tall and weighed 107 lbs (a very healthy weight) before taking it and in those three years i lost 20 lbs. other common side effects associated with wellbutrin include headache, agitation, dizziness, dry mouth, constipation, nausea and sweating. according to the prescribing information for wellbutrin, there are a wide variety of muscular side effects that have been reported with wellbutrin. with me i noticed the weight loss within a month when i had lost 5 pounds  it also helped me quit smoking. i had recently had a baby but had lost the weight and when i started on prozac people thought i was pregnant again!  i'm not depressed so i don't want to take it for depression but i am so alarmed at this weight gain that i think i will go back and finish off my bottle until i figure it out. there are other dosing options available for wellbutrin besides the xl version. i didnt have a huge weight loss with it and for 5'4 and 165 lbs.  after the stress subsided i quit my wellbutrin and within a week i started gaining weight like crazy. really, i grew up heavy and monitor my weight and what i eat. weight gain can anyone here put my mind at ease? sexual dysfunction side effects can affect greater than half of adults taking ssris.  there is no pill that is going to just magically make you lose weight. i'd rather lose weight than gain, but i also don't want to be a twig and feel exhausted all the time, which i find that i have been. was on phentermine i lost 60 pounds in five  months that was two years ago and  last year i held my dads hand when he took his last breath and died one day after my birthday and i got so depressed i gaind the weight back and im having a hard time getting my doctor  to give me a prescription' instead he gave me the genericprescription of wellbutrin and i have a history of seizures already. i have not had any side effect bad side of effect. switched to wellbutrin (generic) about 3 weeks ago to combat (and replace) prozac weight gain.  the side effects were horrible (heart palpitations, vomiting, anxiety, etc. if intolerable symptoms occur following a decrease in the dose or upon discontinuation of treatment, then resuming the previously prescribed dose may be considered. after many trips to my dr i would also like to add that taking many medications can also have negative side effects on your kidneys. can't speak from experience, but my friend lost a ton of weight on wellbutrin and her sex drive went through the roof!  my question before i start the trial is, what are the side effects if i'm not depressed and don't smoke? the wait loss or gain may be depends on whether you are taking willbutrin xl or sr.   i may have to stop this drug for a while and see if my weight falls. this is not a complete list of the side effects associated with wellbutrin. the bupropion xl made by par pharmaceuticals made me gain weight and caused me to have carb cravings.  the side effects were horrible (heart palpitations, vomiting, anxiety, etc. less serious side effects may be more likely to occur, such as: headache or migraine, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, confusion, dizziness, tremors (shaking), appetite changes, weight loss or gain, mild itching or skin rash, increased sweating; or loss of interest in sex. other side effects from wellbutrin may include: seizures, trouble sleeping, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, tremors, constipation, loss of interest in sex, and increased sweating. i lost all the weight that i had gained on paxil (and more) within 3 months.: according to lexi-comp, there have been reports of alopecia or hair loss during postmarketing and or case reports of patients taking wellbutrin xl (bupropion). what are some of the side effects that i may encounter? of the two versions mentioned, works better for weight loss? was wondering how long for you lose weight and my appetite is wicked.  i noticed that i am gaining weight like a mofo. just started i'm new to wellbutrin sr the generic brand (bupropion)100mg its been almost a week i started off taking it once a day now today i'm taking it twice a day i'm taking it for my anxiety and depression can the. i have maintained the weight i'm at for a year and a half now.  it did work well for depression, and i did have the beneficial side effect of the weight loss as well. what i would like to know is- when you went off the wellbutrin, did you gain all of the weight back? the weight loss has been an added plus, but again, i would attribute this more to lifestyle change than anything else. i've read up on the side effects (at least in this forum), and i see they can be very severe, but i'm generally very lucky against side effects. both made me gain weight, but the one from publix added a whole new layer of problems (including constant exhaustion and breathlessness).  i would like to be on something to help my mood, but i cannot gain any more weight! i am not suffering from depression and i dont smoke, but i am just hoping to have more energy and lose some weight?  that was nice but i couldn't handle the weight gain.

Bupropion sr side effects weight loss

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100 mg-apo, purple, round,Bupropion 75 mg-apo, orange, round,Wellbutrin (bupropion) faq. started taking wellburtin, for the second time in a couple of years a couple of days ago, i took it before for depression and now to stop smoking, we shall see how it works, the side affect is weight loss, i lost some weight the first time with it but that is okay! i am 29, have been on the sr 300 mg for 6 weeks and have gone from 139 to 133 without trying. i lost all the weight that i had gained on paxil (and more) within 3 months. i was on generic wellbrutin xl almost two years ago and weight fell off me.  the welbutrin did pretty good with controlling my hunger but the phentermine really helped me loose the weight. belongs to the aminoketone class of antidepressants, which are chemically unrelated to the better-known selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris), such as prozac, paxil, or zoloft. started wellbutrin for deprision not knowing the side effects it works great and the side effects are a bounes ;-). second, you need to report to the food and drug administration that generic wellbutrin is not having the same effect for you and let them know any additional side effects.  i can perform fine sexually after just a week off the ssri. then, a couple of years ago, i took it just for depression and anxiety but when i went off of it, i gained weight - i mean, like, crazy fast - my jeans split. i never gained weight on lexapro, but did on the bupropion, even though my dr. i haven't noticed any major weight gain or loss, although i think it increased my appetite.  prior to this i tried 9 different anti-d's and every one of them made me gain more and more weight. this is a very temporary  solution to losing the tough weight we can't get rid of. think it's impossible to gain weight on wellbutrin alone(don't know about the generic sr though). i am a 20 year old female however (19 when i started taking it), so it is rather easy to lose weight at my age. i've kept the weight off though, and now i have a hard time finishing entire meals - i get full very easily. i couldn't put on weight if i tried, i am afraid that if i stop takeing wellbrutrin that i will gain weight due to being use to eatting a lot now. was also on the generic wellbutrin, and topamax, i lost so much weight. i have some insecurities with my weight so i have to be careful when gaining/losing. i didn't want to believe it because wellbutrin has helped me with my depression, but i now see there are forums discussing this unfavorable side effect. approved the sustained-release version (wellbutrin sr) in 1996 and the extended-release version (wellbutrin xl) in 2003. the most common side effects of bupropion include change in appetite, dizziness, constipation, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, sweating, nausea, nervousness, restlessness, taste changes, trouble sleeping, vomiting, and weight changes. was on celexa for about a year and a half, felt that it had very little effect on me but also didn't experience any negative side effects. i hate the side affects because i've always been paranoid but now i get super nervous and anxious and have so much trouble falling asleep. the bupropion xl made by par pharmaceuticals made me gain weight and caused me to have carb cravings. have been on wellbutrin sr 100 2x/day for a little while now. the celexa for the past 6 years, the total lost of libido, the trying to feel good in front of the children, the sleeping and all i want is sleeping, and the weight gain, horrible, it is no way to live. tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effects. told me that the possible side effect would be wight loss, but now after a cupple of months taking "welbutrin", i gained weight about 5 kgs. i am also taking lamictal will this affect the side effects of the wellbutrin at all? however, it is possible when taken together they will cause weight gain in some individuals. does the weight loss happen when you jump from 150 - 300? :-(  reading this forum - actually since i've started wellbutrin, many years ago, that's when i started picking up weight and i've never been able to lose it. i began taking celexa (20 mg x1/day) in addition to the wellbutrin a couple months ago, and haven't seen any weight gain from that.  after this and all the drugs they put me on i gained lots of weight which added to the depression that i already had.  while i was under a lot of stress for a few months i lost a lot of weight. you find yourself cleaning house and you start to notice weightloss! i have always been able to keep my weight around 117-122, at almost 40 years of age. it pulled me through 5 years of depression post pardom teenage  haromones & the loss of my close brother.  i have been seriously underweight due to major stress and some other factors. i know what causes me to gain weight and what i need to do to lose it. pristiq is another one that is good and not supposed to cause weight gain either. side affects i have is dry mouth and constipation and some heart palpitations. have been taking both wellbutrin sr, 450mg/daily, and topamax, 200mg/bid for a year and 9 months now, and the combination is great! really, i grew up heavy and monitor my weight and what i eat. it caused me to gain a significant amount of weight - 30 lbs in 8 months! positive side effects: it has done wonders for my add, and i'm pretty much always in a good mood. celexa is said to be an annoying offender because it messes with your metabolism, so it doesn't matter how careful you are with your food choices or how much you exercise you will hang on to the extra weight until you are no longer taking it. thoses side effects were great :-) but the seisures caused me untold grief with the motor vehicle department. have been on paxil cr 25mgs for 6 years i have gained 25 lbs and i have no energy my doctor is weaning me off the paxil to start the wellburtin i hope the side affect of it is weight loss! and i just want to say that when i first started i to had  no energy & didn't want to do anything, now most of the terrible side effects are gone, & i'm doing stuff all day long that actually needs to get done along w/ doing things i love to do, like playing w/ my 2 yr old. the information on this page has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the united states and therefore neither everyday health or its licensor warrant that uses outside of the united states are appropriate, unless specifically indicated otherwise. i don't want to weigh more than i started out and i am nervous that coming off of it will put on too much weight. i was extremely small which isn't exactly the worse side effect. i don't see much of an appetite loss, at least not any that is noticeable. i wonder what other side affects i will have starting the wellburtin and is there any suggestions to help i also worry about coming off paxil any suggestions thanks. negative side effects: ringing in ears but doesn't bother me really unless it's completely quiet. i did experience a weight loss on the wellbutrin both name brand and generic form. when i once stoped taking it for 4 months the weight fell off. i know this is sometimes easier said than done, especially if you are feeling depressed, but this really is the only option to maintain a comfortable weight. on the generic 150 and have had mood changes, depression, extreme hunger, suicidal thoughts, i haven't changed my food intake before i gained the weight, i am taking more fruit and veggies and exercising and not able to lose. am taking wellbutrin and i wanted to know if it causes weight loss or gain. i have some insecurities with my weight so i have to be careful when gaining/losing.


Will I Lose Weight on Wellbutrin?

Bupropion sr side effects

tell your healthcare provider if you experience any negative side effects from prescription drugs. positive side effects: it has done wonders for my add, and i'm pretty much always in a good mood. wondering my doctor put me on cipralex and i gained 13-15 lbs, she then decided to switch me to wellbutrin sr 150 mg. i've kept the weight off though, and now i have a hard time finishing entire meals - i get full very easily. as with any medication the side effects differ for each person. on wellbutrin my weight seemed to be very stable while my sister was gaining lots of weight and hardly eating (due to genetics, we were wondering why i wasn't having the same problem).  for example, paxil tends to cause the most weight gain. i have maintained the weight i'm at for a year and a half now. of the two versions mentioned, works better for weight loss? i consider myself to have a fairly high metabolism and i can maintain my weight quite easily. i am 29, have been on the sr 300 mg for 6 weeks and have gone from 139 to 133 without trying. then, a couple of years ago, i took it just for depression and anxiety but when i went off of it, i gained weight - i mean, like, crazy fast - my jeans split.  you don't want to try losing weight so fast that it is difficult to keep off and if you aren't consuming enough calories during the day you will send a message to your body that it needs to go into 'starvation' mode and you will actually hold on to body fat. tell your health-care provider about any negative side effects from prescription drugs.  because of the potential weight loss side effect, welbutrin is going thru clinical trials for weight loss.: gm g mc 17 feb 2016"jane, i tried different generic versions of both bupropion sr and bupropion xl. i blamed my weight gain on my change in life style - less active. i don't see much of an appetite loss, at least not any that is noticeable.: although it is possible to gain weight while on wellbutrin, it is more likely to see patients lose weight while taking the medication. i couldn't put on weight if i tried, i am afraid that if i stop takeing wellbrutrin that i will gain weight due to being use to eatting a lot now. i'm starting to put things together and think i may know why i'm gaining the weight. i am starting off with 150 sr 1x a day for 3 days and tommarrow i start 300sr , so far side effects are insomnia.  the welbutrin did pretty good with controlling my hunger but the phentermine really helped me loose the weight. i'm wondering if the 'weight-gain'/'weight-loss' issue is affected by whether or not people 'need' to lose weight before they start taking it.  that was nice but i couldn't handle the weight gain. my doctor refused to believe wellbutrin made me gain weight (my only change was that i exercised a bit more to try and avoid this) and that it left me feeling worse. there are other dosing options available for wellbutrin besides the xl version. i have little side effects and my thoughts are not foggy and winter is tolerable for me. Answers - Posted in: wellbutrin, depression, sleep disorders, bupropion - Answer: it's unusual to gain weight on wellbutrin.  paxil is the worst for side effects and weight gain, as well as losing your libido. now that i'm taking wellbutrin it seems like i'm just gaining weight and there's no reason for it. took welbutrin for 3 months (8 years ago) to help me quit smoking & i lost weight. the most common side effects with wellbutrin are headache, insomnia, dry mouth, increased heart rate, weight loss, and nausea. i have yet to loose any of the weight so i have decided to stop taking it all together. but, i do feel that it is a safe drug with less side effects than most. when i advised that i no longer wanted to take it due to the horrible weight gain. according to medical references, weight gain is not a common side effect reported by studied patients taking wellbutrin.  i'm not depressed so i don't want to take it for depression but i am so alarmed at this weight gain that i think i will go back and finish off my bottle until i figure it out. you know if there is more benifits as far as weight lost with the wellbutrin sr then the wellbutrin xl. i have an eating disorder and will only take the bupropion because weight gain is not a side effect, but it does make my chronic insomnia worse (i have ptsd) so i take a prescription benzo to sleep. there a weight difference in wellbutrin between the name brand and the generic of it? common side effects reported in studies of major depressive disorder include weight loss, loss of appetite, dry mouth, skin rash, sweating, ringing in the ears, shakiness, stomach pain, agitation, anxiety, dizziness, trouble sleeping, muscle pain, nausea, fast heartbeat, sore throat, and urinating more often.  prior to this i tried 9 different anti-d's and every one of them made me gain more and more weight. wellbutrin is not related to other antidepressant medications such as tricyclic antidepressants (tcas), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris), or other antidepressant classes. cerner multum™ provides the data within some of the basics, side effects, interactions, and dosage tabs. i thought wellbutrin woud be a good replacement, but so far it seems to be causing more weight gain!  i just really really really want to lose weight and be slim! when i first started taking it, i lost weight, felt better, had no appetite. on the generic 150 and have had mood changes, depression, extreme hunger, suicidal thoughts, i haven't changed my food intake before i gained the weight, i am taking more fruit and veggies and exercising and not able to lose. to a new doctor who prescribed name brand wellbutrin sr 300 mg. i am wondering if i go off of it for a while and then start taking it again if it would help me to lose weight again. there a weight difference in wellbutrin between the name brand and the generic of it? side effects of wellbutrin xl include headache, insomnia, nausea, dizziness, appetite changes and tremor or shaking. i am overweight already and this has started to cause me to have trouble moving around and even breathing. any thoughts about that concerning the weight gain in particular? i was alot younger then (6-7 yrs ago) and plan on trying it again to help me quit smoking, help with mood/depression, and hopefully weight loss.  1-2 lbs a week is a healthy goal for weight loss. usually get an opposite side effect / does anyone else have that . on wellbutrin my weight seemed to be very stable while my sister was gaining lots of weight and hardly eating (due to genetics, we were wondering why i wasn't having the same problem).  i have gained weight while on it and am afraid that i might gain more when i go off it again.  is that a temporary side effect or will it continue or be permanent? at first you feel the side effects strongly,but they do go away after two weeks.  the ssri's like paxil, zoloft, celexa and lexapro tend to negatively affect libido and ability to perform sexually in males and females. my daughter took a med for adhd and i watch her lose weight rapid but it never stopped and i am worried that may happen with me. although i did try to gain a little weight back during the holiday season because people began to comment that i looked like i don't eat.

Bupropion sr side effects weight loss

does it also help you lose weight or keep your weight down? started taking wellburtin, for the second time in a couple of years a couple of days ago, i took it before for depression and now to stop smoking, we shall see how it works, the side affect is weight loss, i lost some weight the first time with it but that is okay! have experienced weight-loss to the tune of about 16 lbs in a little over two months. they've always helped me lose weight until i started getting one called buproprion xl hcl. switched to wellbutrin (generic) about 3 weeks ago to combat (and replace) prozac weight gain. i am scared to death of two side effects i was told welbutrin can cause.  i'm on my third day of 1 dose of bupropion sr 140 mg tablet (purple) and i do not feel well at all. bupropion make you gain tons of weight and also make you a very restless sleeper? my doctor tapered me off of it and i didn't have a crazy breakdown with the withdrawal, but i also didn't lose any of the weight. there is no problem with taking multivitamins with wellbutrin sr. i live alone, in a basement apartment and i know that does not help and i need to get outside, i just have a terrible time actually doing it. i was fine before during and after my weight gain and loss so i am still fine. i haven't gained weight or lost any weight & i surely could stand to lose some weight. i didn't see a huge weight loss when i was on it the first 4 yrs.  i'm not sure what it does to your body chemistry, but i did not gain weight, and i had lots of energy, so i stayed very active, ran and did weight training. was wondering how long for you lose weight and my appetite is wicked. now i've gained back all the weight and then some. in their tv ads for wellbutrin the manufacture now mentions seisures as one of the main side effects.>weight loss alternatives>does wellbutrin cause weight gain or loss?  i have lost 86lbs in two tears but i am fighting depression and have stopped losing weight. so maybe that somehow proves it helps you lose weight? thoses side effects were great :-) but the seisures caused me untold grief with the motor vehicle department. just started i'm new to wellbutrin sr the generic brand (bupropion)100mg its been almost a week i started off taking it once a day now today i'm taking it twice a day i'm taking it for my anxiety and depression can the. i know what causes me to gain weight and what i need to do to lose it. could be the xanax they say it doesn't cause weight gain but when i was off my welbutrin for a while and took xanax i gained 20 pounds in a matter of 2 months. reading these comments, i really believe the pharmacy may have mistakenly given me sr initially and  xl in the subsequent months. i was prescribed 150 mg xl as i suffer from extreme anxiety and depression a little weight loss and higher sex drive would be a bonus :) is there a difference theses xl versions to others? other side effects with wellbutrin include decreased libido (sex drive).  after the stress subsided i quit my wellbutrin and within a week i started gaining weight like crazy. if we search out the side affects on everything we take. reading these comments, i really believe the pharmacy may have mistakenly given me sr initially and  xl in the subsequent months. my daughter took a med for adhd and i watch her lose weight rapid but it never stopped and i am worried that may happen with me. there is way more weight loss with this then weight gain. do not chew, divide, or crush tablets, as this may lead to an increased risk of adverse effects, including seizures. the celexa for the past 6 years, the total lost of libido, the trying to feel good in front of the children, the sleeping and all i want is sleeping, and the weight gain, horrible, it is no way to live. i had taken prozac for about 6-7 years ago and it was perfect for me except the weight gain. the most common side effects of bupropion are change in appetite, dizziness, constipation, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, sweating, nausea, nervousness, restlessness, taste changes, trouble sleeping, vomiting, and weight changes. i have little side effects and my thoughts are not foggy and winter is tolerable for me. just started i'm new to wellbutrin sr the generic brand (bupropion)100mg its been almost a week i started off taking it once a day now today i'm taking it twice a day i'm taking it for my anxiety and depression can the. i eat really well also, and my weight will only change by two pounds! insisted it was "weight-neutral" and could not be causing the weight gain.  take a deep breath and continue to look for healthy ways to lose weight. this allows your pharmacist to keep a complete record of all your prescription drugs and to advise you about drug interactions and side effects. i had recently had a baby but had lost the weight and when i started on prozac people thought i was pregnant again! what did it do to you, suppress your apetite or just made you lose weight?  i'm not sure what it does to your body chemistry, but i did not gain weight, and i had lots of energy, so i stayed very active, ran and did weight training. as far as weight control i never saw a difference. distinguishes wellbutrin from several other antidepressants, which are often associated with weight gain. according to the national institute of mental health (nimh), both depression itself and certain antidepressants, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris), can lead to sexual dysfunction. does one make you lose weight more than the other, or one cause you to gain weight instead of the other? and just started back on it so hopefully being older it can help reduce my weight that i did gain which is only 10 lbs. but, i do feel that it is a safe drug with less side effects than most.  i work out 6 days a week, i eat very healthy and i still can't lose the weight. did the same for my brother when he was taking it to try quit chewing and it did change his sex drive and weight.  i just want to warn everyone that not everyone loses weight i didn't. just switched from zoloft to welbutrin for weightloss and depression. just started wellbutrin sr 150 and im having headaches and blurred vision has anyone else had those same problems?  i'm losing my hair, and my doctor said stress, but now i'm wondering, because someone on this forum said wellbutrin could cause hair loss. it took me about 9 months to a year of dieting to lose the weight. i'm starting to put things together and think i may know why i'm gaining the weight.   so, from reading this long stream of comments i notice that some people lose weight and some gain it on this medication. think it's impossible to gain weight on wellbutrin alone(don't know about the generic sr though).  i have taken zoloft and lexapro in the past which also worked well for depression, but similar to others on this site, i couldn't stand the weight gain. so in short, i experienced no weight gain from celexa, but also no real benefit. this month, i am going to get the sr to confirm my suspicion.

Bupropion sr 100mg side effects

:-(  reading this forum - actually since i've started wellbutrin, many years ago, that's when i started picking up weight and i've never been able to lose it.  i unwillingly stopped the drug due to mail-in pharmacy snafu's and began to notice my weight returning to a more normal range, without intentionally doing anything to make that happen. am taking wellbutrin for other reasons other than weight but i'm amazed at how much weight  i'm losing!  the good side effect is that i am always wanting sex. so i was looking up antidepressants that don't make u gain weight. this is not a complete list of side effects associated with wellbutrin, consult with your doctor or pharmacist for guidance based on your health status and current medications, particularly before taking any action. have been on celexa for about 4 years & my doctor recently started me on welbutrin to counteract the side affects of the celexa (i gained 30 lbs & completely lost my libido). i am a 20 year old female however (19 when i started taking it), so it is rather easy to lose weight at my age. i did experience a weight loss on the wellbutrin both name brand and generic form. said i was pre-diabetic gave me metphormin (made me horribly ill) so i only took it for 1 week along with phentermine (for weightloss) only taking 1/2 pill daily which it did not help me loose any weight so i stopped it as well and my recent check up i complain of no energy and occassional sugar cravings and he insists wellbutrin will be the answer which i was leary of because of past all bad experiences with any type of anti-depressants but i wanted to be fair to him and at least give it a try.  the topamax is an anti-seizure drug, works for migraines (which i only had as a teenager) causes weight loss and is a mood stabilizer. i am actually on welbutrin xl 150 per day now (the sr was too strong, gave me heart palpitations, etc.   i may have to stop this drug for a while and see if my weight falls. have been on wellbutrin sr 100 2x/day for a little while now.: i have tried many of the generic bupropion sr 150mgs. to a new doctor who prescribed name brand wellbutrin sr 300 mg., i have had several severe anxiety attacks so my doctor put me on bupropion sr 300mg a day & holy cow i feel so much better. my son takes two doses of wellbutrin sr (150mg each) but frequently forgets to take the afternoon dose. there is a time frame to be on the medication for the doctor's have to really monitor your blood pressure, weight, etc. wondering my doctor put me on cipralex and i gained 13-15 lbs, she then decided to switch me to wellbutrin sr 150 mg. swears it is not the wellbutrin because it's "weight neutral" - but the scale doesn't lie. have been on welbutrin for almost 4 months now and have noticed weight gain of about 8-10 pounds and i'm not eating anymore than i use to. and so now i'm torn if i should keep taking them or not because if i don't i'll gain weight but if i do i'll have to deal with the annoying side affects. wellbutrin, wellbutrin sr, and wellbutrin xl are in a drug class called antidepressants. it was found in clinical studies that the group of patients not taking wellbutrin actually gained more weight over time than the patients taking the medication. weight has gone thru the roof since i stopped, and hav lost half y hair, which is so depressing i dont leave my housr!  the only time i was off wellbutrin was when i was pregnant, but i obviously gained weight then and a stack too! i consider myself to have a fairly high metabolism and i can maintain my weight quite easily. have been on celexa for about 4 years & my doctor recently started me on welbutrin to counteract the side affects of the celexa (i gained 30 lbs & completely lost my libido). when i advised that i no longer wanted to take it due to the horrible weight gain. if you feel depressed or were diagnosed with it, start jogging or walking everyday outside, spend time in the sun, reduce the amount of carbs you eat (they make you feel better but also gain weight), eat healthy foods, sleep as early as possible and wake up in the morning. just switched from zoloft to welbutrin for weightloss and depression. there is way more weight loss with this then weight gain. the most effective generic i have found, and am currently taking is bupropion sr by mylan pharmaceuticals. i'm now back on lexapro and the weight is slowing coming back off. i feel like i want to quit taking it, the last thing i need to do is gain weight on it. about 7 years ago i lost a ton of weight on phentermine but gained it all back. this allows your pharmacist to keep a complete record of all your prescription drugs and to advise you about drug interactions and side effects.  i would like to be on something to help my mood, but i cannot gain any more weight! and just started back on it so hopefully being older it can help reduce my weight that i did gain which is only 10 lbs. which welbutrin ( xl or sr) and how many mg daily, will help me lose weight and be more stable with my moods? i have noticed my mood  is better and i want to be more active which i believe to be causing my weight loss.: i know wellbrutin is an antidepressant but does it also help you lose weight or keep your weight down? no one i know has ever lost weight from this medication. i am starting off with 150 sr 1x a day for 3 days and tommarrow i start 300sr , so far side effects are insomnia. with me i noticed the weight loss within a month when i had lost 5 pounds  it also helped me quit smoking. started wellbutrin for deprision not knowing the side effects it works great and the side effects are a bounes ;-). i also take lipitor for high cholesterol and noticed the weight loss increased while taking it but i have insomnia and literally don't sleep for days. of us who take antidepressants have probably learned the hard way--through having to try several in sequence at first to find the one that works--that they don't work for everyone in the same ways, nor are there necessarily the same side effects. this allows your pharmacist to keep a complete record of all your prescription drugs and to advise you about drug interactions and side effects. as with any medication the side effects differ for each person. doctor recomended the green coffee bean pills along with the wellbutrin it is a weight loss pill that is all natural. in their tv ads for wellbutrin the manufacture now mentions seisures as one of the main side effects. however, the new pills from publix are causing me to gain even more weight - 10 more lbs in 2 months. i wonder what other side affects i will have starting the wellburtin and is there any suggestions to help i also worry about coming off paxil any suggestions thanks.: are there side effects to taking generic wellbutrin vs brand name? other side effects with wellbutrin include sweating, abnormal dreams, insomnia, and weight loss. you may have unpleasant side effects if you stop taking this medication suddenly. some people will only take wellbutrin because they don't gain weight on it.  the ssri's like paxil, zoloft, celexa and lexapro tend to negatively affect libido and ability to perform sexually in males and females. strangly, if i work out i gain weight easily (muscle mass)., why i got on this site, my doc thought it would help me lose weight and quit smoking, my smoking is down but i am hungry all the time! have experienced weight-loss to the tune of about 16 lbs in a little over two months. i thought wellbutrin woud be a good replacement, but so far it seems to be causing more weight gain! now i eat probably 3 times more then i did before to sustain the weight i'm at.How much does trazodone sell for on the street

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  my doctor weened me off of those and put me on wellbutrin which has not made me gain weight -- i'm also exercising a little too so that has helped. started 100 mg wellbutrin sr,about 2 wks ago i also take 40 mg prozax.'m bupropion and can't stand the side effects i eat constantly, can't sleep, can't fit half my clothing now, and just feel disgusting. i am currently taking 300 mg xl daily no weight lost 1 month. have also prescribed wellbutrin off-label to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), and in tandem with other medications — particularly ssris — to treat bipolar disorder. i have noticed my mood  is better and i want to be more active which i believe to be causing my weight loss.  any input is much appreciated as i'm desperate for relief for my extreme fatigue and inability to loose weight but not if i have to go from feelin bad to worse. have found that wellbutrin, when combined with dietary recommendations, can result in significant weight loss. i was prescribed 150 mg xl as i suffer from extreme anxiety and depression a little weight loss and higher sex drive would be a bonus :) is there a difference theses xl versions to others? i dont know if wellbutrin is causing my weight gain. i'm currently taking wellbutrin sr 150 mg and i think it helped with a lifestyle change more than weight-loss. although i did try to gain a little weight back during the holiday season because people began to comment that i looked like i don't eat. what are some of the side effects that i may encounter?  after this and all the drugs they put me on i gained lots of weight which added to the depression that i already had. i was on the generic for abilify and ate very healthy but i ended gaining tons of weight! i am 5 ft tall and weight around 105-107- fluctuating. i am currently taking 300 mg xl daily no weight lost 1 month. do not chew, divide, or crush tablets, as this may lead to an increased risk of adverse effects, including seizures. consult your doctor if weight loss continues or becomes severe. there are many factors that can work together to contribute to weight gain during antidepressant therapy. i'm hoping once i get myself 'regular' again that i'll see the weight fall off. - which one do more people have better success with: wellbutrin sr or wellbutrin xl? i didn't see a huge weight loss when i was on it the first 4 yrs. breaking the pill may cause too much of the drug to be released at one time, which could increase side effects, including seizures. i think they should be sued because they are tricking people into believing it promotes weight-loss when it actually does the exact opposite. however, my question is if anyone has lost weight on wellbutrin sr 300mg, how long did it take to lose the weight and how much? i am actually getting depressed that my weight is up, my clothes are getting tight and all my normal activities to loose weight are having no effect., i tried different generic versions of both bupropion sr and bupropion xl. otherwise i guess you could even say amphetamine could cause weight gain(no pun intended). also, which is better for weight loss sr or xl? frustrating part is that some doctors, when you are depressed and start talking about how the weight gain bothers you a lot, they try to convince you that that shouldn't be a priority, or even a concern. are one of the side effects but from wht i understand u need to make sure your doses r 24 hrs apart and dont dbl dose if u miss one just skip it or u can also over dose. this is a very temporary  solution to losing the tough weight we can't get rid of. problem is, i noticed when i withdrew my dosage of taking only 1 pill a day instead of 2 for the past 3-4 days i've significantly felt like i've gained weight. can't speak from experience, but my friend lost a ton of weight on wellbutrin and her sex drive went through the roof! i took the sr i lost, but with the xl , i've gained! i am actually getting depressed that my weight is up, my clothes are getting tight and all my normal activities to loose weight are having no effect. definitely will try the sr version rather than my current 300mg xl. other side effects may include constipation, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, increased sweating, nervousness and restlessness, taste changes, trouble sleeping and weight changes. i had taken prozac for about 6-7 years ago and it was perfect for me except the weight gain. the information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. my only fear is that i will continue to gain weight after stopping it as that has also been a reported side affect of stopping it.  when i first started the wellburtin i lost the weight. i didnt have a huge weight loss with it and for 5'4 and 165 lbs. and did not really need to try to watch my weight during this time.  paxil is the worst for side effects and weight gain, as well as losing your libido.  i have gained all the weight plus some back and can't lose it. i started out taking plain bupropion then went to sr. just switched from zoloft to welbutrin for weightloss and depression. i have noticed my mood  is better and i want to be more active which i believe to be causing my weight loss. i never felt so good about myself as when i lost that weight. wellbutrin, wellbutrin sr, and wellbutrin xl work by increasing certain chemicals in the brain that assist in keeping a healthy mental balance.  it did work well for depression, and i did have the beneficial side effect of the weight loss as well. i am not suffering from depression and i dont smoke, but i am just hoping to have more energy and lose some weight? has anyone else noticed that this is a side effect of the medicine?.the side effect also is horrible dry mouth,itchy skin also you cant focus on anything not even driving. id say this is great motivation to actually try to lose more weight. i'm wondering if the 'weight-gain'/'weight-loss' issue is affected by whether or not people 'need' to lose weight before they start taking it. have been on the generic wellbutrin for depression for about 3 to 4 months now and have packed on a significant amount of weight. by extension, therefore, generics are considered (by the fda) identical in dose, strength, route of administration, safety, efficacy, and intended use.  those of you who have lost, be thankful, but don't ever take a drug to lose weight!  while i was under a lot of stress for a few months i lost a lot of weight.  is that a temporary side effect or will it continue or be permanent? i also seem to be gaining weight and less driven about my eating and exercise. actually believe they are making a false claim that it may cause weight loss.Ipratropium bromide albuterol sulfate

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the adverse effects associated with wellbutrin are dry mouth, nausea, insomnia, tremor, excessive sweating, rash and tinnitus. i was on the generic for abilify and ate very healthy but i ended gaining tons of weight! and so now i'm torn if i should keep taking them or not because if i don't i'll gain weight but if i do i'll have to deal with the annoying side affects. in studies of seasonal affective disorder, common side effects included weight loss, constipation, and gas. frustrating part is that some doctors, when you are depressed and start talking about how the weight gain bothers you a lot, they try to convince you that that shouldn't be a priority, or even a concern. am taking wellbutrin and i wanted to know if it causes weight loss or gain. i've read up on the side effects (at least in this forum), and i see they can be very severe, but i'm generally very lucky against side effects. i did lose some weight and at 55 my libido went through the roof. or is there anything i can take to counteract the hair loss like vitamins? was on celexa for 6 mos and it made me gain 20lbs and just started wellbutrin sr and was wondering if this has helped anyone lose weight? i also take lipitor for high cholesterol and noticed the weight loss increased while taking it but i have insomnia and literally don't sleep for days. i'm 13 and they are trying to up my dose to 150mg sr when i was on 100mg sr and i'm scared because i'm reading i could have a seizure.  i have gained weight while on it and am afraid that i might gain more when i go off it again. i've been on paxil (40mg/day is doing me great), but i have some excess weight that's been difficult to lose (i'm 242 lbs instead of 190 - 195). about 7 years ago i lost a ton of weight on phentermine but gained it all back.  i have been seriously underweight due to major stress and some other factors.  i have lost 86lbs in two tears but i am fighting depression and have stopped losing weight.  take a deep breath and continue to look for healthy ways to lose weight. this month, i am going to get the sr to confirm my suspicion.  i have taken zoloft and lexapro in the past which also worked well for depression, but similar to others on this site, i couldn't stand the weight gain. studies do not indicate that memory loss is a common side effect on wellbutrin. it pulled me through 5 years of depression post pardom teenage  haromones & the loss of my close brother. i live alone, in a basement apartment and i know that does not help and i need to get outside, i just have a terrible time actually doing it.  some lucky folks have noticed weight loss, sometimes dramatic, but that effect does not apply to everyone! have taken numerous antidepressant recently my dr put me on a thyroid medicine which he said is and additive to my anti depressant he said even with a healthy thyroid the medication could increase my mood along with keeping weight off not only do i feel so much better i have rapidly started taking off the weight my only change was the thyroid medication. when i first started taking it, i lost weight, felt better, had no appetite. when i first started taking it i helped and i had a loss in appetite.  my doctor weened me off of those and put me on wellbutrin which has not made me gain weight -- i'm also exercising a little too so that has helped. when i was younger i was talking zoloft then switch to paxil it made me gain a lot of weight i stop taking it it wasn't working out for me ive been off meds for 8 yrs now that i'm talking this i don't wanna gain weight my doc says it doesn't but pls help does this make you gain or lose weight? so anyways while you were loosing weight was the medicine helping too? side affects i have is dry mouth and constipation and some heart palpitations. and i have diabetes it's really hard for me to loose weight and keep it off. also, wellbutrin caused me to gain a significant amount of weight - 30 lbs in 8 months! and i just want to say that when i first started i to had  no energy & didn't want to do anything, now most of the terrible side effects are gone, & i'm doing stuff all day long that actually needs to get done along w/ doing things i love to do, like playing w/ my 2 yr old. i was really excited about talking to my dr about welbutrin because i thought it was an anti depressant along with all these great side effects (weight loss, increased sex drive)..did you lose weight from the generic or gain weight. i haven't noticed any major weight gain or loss, although i think it increased my appetite.  i can perform fine sexually after just a week off the ssri.: i took one wellbutrin sr last night, and today i am so nervous i could jump out of my skin. of course i would love increased sex drive and weight loss but i really want to not feel so depressed. i'd rather lose weight than gain, but i also don't want to be a twig and feel exhausted all the time, which i find that i have been. weight gain can anyone here put my mind at ease? did the same for my brother when he was taking it to try quit chewing and it did change his sex drive and weight. just started 150mg bupropion sr 8 days ago for depression, apathy, anxiety and smoking cessation. strangly, if i work out i gain weight easily (muscle mass). i've been on paxil (40mg/day is doing me great), but i have some excess weight that's been difficult to lose (i'm 242 lbs instead of 190 - 195). i began taking celexa (20 mg x1/day) in addition to the wellbutrin a couple months ago, and haven't seen any weight gain from that. it is also important to discuss any adverse effects from medications with your doctor. anyone gained or lost weight on bupropion xl 300mg (generic for w0ellbutrin) ? i feel like i want to quit taking it, the last thing i need to do is gain weight on it. had a similar reaction when i went off of wellbutrin several years ago after losing some weight while taking it - i actually split my jeans i gained so fast when i went off it. i am 5 ft tall and weight around 105-107- fluctuating. was also on the generic wellbutrin, and topamax, i lost so much weight. wellbutrin, wellbutrin sr, and wellbutrin xl are used to treat adults with major depressive disorder. i blamed my weight gain on my change in life style - less active. negative side effects: ringing in ears but doesn't bother me really unless it's completely quiet. after many trips to my dr i would also like to add that taking many medications can also have negative side effects on your kidneys. since taking wellbutrin sr i have a better control on my life and i have completely cut out drinking (1-2 drinks a week, previously) and my food portion size has become quite healthy. now i've gained back all the weight and then some.: what is the difference between wellbutrin sr and wellbutrin xr? i've been following a weight-loss regimen for six months, but my weight is up 40 lbs since i cannot exercise much, even with strict attention to weighing and measuring. there is very little information available about this possible side effect in clinical research. i am actually on welbutrin xl 150 per day now (the sr was too strong, gave me heart palpitations, etc. now i am off topamax, and half assed taken the weellbutrin, i have gained so much weight, it disgusts me.  i am 5' tall and weighed 107 lbs (a very healthy weight) before taking it and in those three years i lost 20 lbs.

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according to nimh, there have been reports that adding wellbutrin (bupropion) or viagra (sidenafil) to ongoing treatment has improved antidepressant associated sexual dysfunction in men., i have had several severe anxiety attacks so my doctor put me on bupropion sr 300mg a day & holy cow i feel so much better. however, weight loss is a common reported side effect of patients taking wellbutrin.  some lucky folks have noticed weight loss, sometimes dramatic, but that effect does not apply to everyone!  those of you who have lost, be thankful, but don't ever take a drug to lose weight! the only way to keep your weight stable is to keep within the government recommended daily calorie intake, or even reduce this by a couple of hundred calories, and take regular exercise. taking ssris, like celexa (citalopram), with bupropion can increase your risk of having a seizure. so anyways while you were loosing weight was the medicine helping too? i have not had any side effect bad side of effect. the best one i have found, for me, with the most benefit and the least side effects, is bupropion sr, 150mg twice a day, by mylan pharmaceuticals. it makes my butt immediately bigger and makes me gain weight. since being back on it i have seen a small change in my weight maybe 10lbs. i am wondering if i go off of it for a while and then start taking it again if it would help me to lose weight again. took welbutrin for 3 months (8 years ago) to help me quit smoking & i lost weight. there is a link between being constipation and gaining weight.  and i am also taking lamictal (which is a godsend) klonopin (which i wish i had never started, but works wonderfully) and adderall - which has also been a godsend, however, the wellbutrin seems to negate the effects of the adderall! bet it takes me a lot longe to get this weight off. have been on paxil cr 25mgs for 6 years i have gained 25 lbs and i have no energy my doctor is weaning me off the paxil to start the wellburtin i hope the side affect of it is weight loss! have been on bupropion for several years and gained weight. there doesn't seem to be any way around it, even though i was told buproprion was weight-neutral.  i just really really really want to lose weight and be slim!  when i first started the wellburtin i lost the weight. can anyone tell me whar happened to your weight aftervquitting wellbutrin? i eat really well also, and my weight will only change by two pounds! side effects of wellbutrin include headache, insomnia, nausea, dizziness, appetite changes and tremor or shaking. the weight loss has been an added plus, but again, i would attribute this more to lifestyle change than anything else. my doctor said that not everyone experiences weight gain on it, but i have two friends who have also been on it and who had similar experiences to mine. talk with your physician regarding your hair loss for diagnosis and for additional guidance on treatment options. just started wellbutrin sr 150 and im having headaches and blurred vision has anyone else had those same problems?  i'm losing my hair, and my doctor said stress, but now i'm wondering, because someone on this forum said wellbutrin could cause hair loss. are one of the side effects but from wht i understand u need to make sure your doses r 24 hrs apart and dont dbl dose if u miss one just skip it or u can also over dose. am taking Wellbutrin and i wanted to know if it causes weight loss or gain. if wellbutrin xl is causing side effects that are making you want to stop taking it, or is not working optimally to control your symptoms of depression, talk to your doctor about other options available for the treatment of depression. it is a stimulant and causes the opposite weight loss.'m on wellbutrin for for sad which is seasonal depression winter is very hard on me mentally and to compound it with family history depression its been a great drug with little side effects for me. how long does one have to be taking it to gain/lose weight? if you are trying to lose weight, everyday health provides valuable information about weight.  i had to do a massive diet to lose weight.: wellbutrin sr (bupropion) is an antidepressant medication that works by altering the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. have been on welbutrin for almost 4 months now and have noticed weight gain of about 8-10 pounds and i'm not eating anymore than i use to. id say this is great motivation to actually try to lose more weight. i was on generic wellbrutin xl almost two years ago and weight fell off me. have been taking both wellbutrin sr, 450mg/daily, and topamax, 200mg/bid for a year and 9 months now, and the combination is great! be that unusual if people are posting weight gain, i started taking the xl in 3 weeks i lost 12 pounds, i was in heaven. i was extremely small which isn't exactly the worse side effect. its just frustrating because i have so much hw and i just met my weight goals and now all of that is about to fall off the table. side effects of wellbutrin include headache, insomnia, nausea, dizziness, and appetite changes. just switched from zoloft to welbutrin for weightloss and depression.  i have gained weight while on it and am afraid that i might gain more when i go off it again. just switched from zoloft to welbutrin for weightloss and depression. as always, talk with your health care provider regarding questions you have about your medications and possible side effects. please help clear up my confusion on what i should take as a daily regimen, taking in consideration of my wellbutrin prescription. i'd really like to continue what i'm doing as the weight loss is great. consult with a physician with mental status changes such as memory loss.: both medications show the possibility of causing weight gain, but they tend to promote weight loss instead. a decrease in dose or switching to another medication may help relieve muscular side effects. i'd like to lose the weight while effectively combating my depression. and did not really need to try to watch my weight during this time. of us who take antidepressants have probably learned the hard way--through having to try several in sequence at first to find the one that works--that they don't work for everyone in the same ways, nor are there necessarily the same side effects. i'd really like to continue what i'm doing as the weight loss is great.  and i am also taking lamictal (which is a godsend) klonopin (which i wish i had never started, but works wonderfully) and adderall - which has also been a godsend, however, the wellbutrin seems to negate the effects of the adderall! since being back on it i have seen a small change in my weight maybe 10lbs. the incidence of the number of patients that reported weight loss was between 14% to 23% of studied patients. of course i would love increased sex drive and weight loss but i really want to not feel so depressed. i am actually under weight now for my size, but i do like the way i look.


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new to welbutrin and seem to be gaining weight on it. within a few weeks, my joints stopped aching, my vision stopped being blurry, the headaches stopped, my sleep and energy level improved, my breathing improved and the weight started coming off. but as for me i have never really seen a huge change in sex or weight. there is a link between being constipation and gaining weight. mg for 2 mths and i have gained weight / i am hungrier ?: wellbutrin (bupropion) comes in three forms: 1) wellbutrin: a regular release tablet; 2) wellbutrin sr: a sustained-release tablet; and 3) wellbutrin xl: an extended-release tablet. if we search out the side affects on everything we take.  today the lightbulb went on and i decided to look up what affect wellbutrin might have on weight loss/gain.  the good side effect is that i am always wanting sex. i am contemplating getting off of it due to all the bad side effects i get, the worst being dry mouth. true, wellbrutrin or bruproprion, zyban or whatever does not cause any weight gain. when i was younger i was talking zoloft then switch to paxil it made me gain a lot of weight i stop taking it it wasn't working out for me ive been off meds for 8 yrs now that i'm talking this i don't wanna gain weight my doc says it doesn't but pls help does this make you gain or lose weight?  i noticed that i am gaining weight like a mofo.  i have gained weight while on it and am afraid that i might gain more when i go off it again. does one make you lose weight more than the other, or one cause you to gain weight instead of the other?: wellbutrin (bupropion) sr is usually taken twice a day, while xr is normally a once-a-day dose. i'm starting bupropion now as the two ssris that i took before (zoloft and celexa) never seemed to make a dramatic difference and though abilify was a miracle cure for me, due to the weight gain i consider it to be a last resort. just switched from zoloft to welbutrin for weightloss and depression. many ppl have some of the same side effects but each persons health, background, metobolism, ect is different in some way, shape, or form. when i was younger i was talking zoloft then switch to paxil it made me gain a lot of weight i stop taking it it wasn't working out for me ive been off meds for 8 yrs now that i'm talking this i don't wanna gain weight my doc says it doesn't but pls help does this make you gain or lose weight?: theoretically the generic form of wellbutrin (bupropion) should have the same side effects as the brand-name product, because they contain the same active medication. it's also annoying because the weight won't come off quickly as it does in some other meds..did you lose weight from the generic or gain weight.  i unwillingly stopped the drug due to mail-in pharmacy snafu's and began to notice my weight returning to a more normal range, without intentionally doing anything to make that happen.  1-2 lbs a week is a healthy goal for weight loss. does the weight loss happen when you jump from 150 - 300? also, which is better for weight loss sr or xl? i was really excited about talking to my dr about welbutrin because i thought it was an anti depressant along with all these great side effects (weight loss, increased sex drive)..is a anxiety pill that does help tremdiously for anxiety and depression but the side effects are unreal. i was alot younger then (6-7 yrs ago) and plan on trying it again to help me quit smoking, help with mood/depression, and hopefully weight loss. how long does one have to be taking it to gain/lose weight? i am contemplating getting off of it due to all the bad side effects i get, the worst being dry mouth. this is not a complete list of the side effects associated with wellbutrin. as far as weight control i never saw a difference. am abts to start bupropion to stop smoking and i don't want to lose weight i want to gain weight is this pill okay for me to take. i have always been able to keep my weight around 117-122, at almost 40 years of age. it even helped me to loose the damn weight i had gained from taking that damn metoprolol., why i got on this site, my doc thought it would help me lose weight and quit smoking, my smoking is down but i am hungry all the time! i'm hoping it will help me to lose some weight.  i'm on my third day of 1 dose of bupropion sr 140 mg tablet (purple) and i do not feel well at all. doctor recomended the green coffee bean pills along with the wellbutrin it is a weight loss pill that is all natural. i also seem to be gaining weight and less driven about my eating and exercise. if you think that you are experiencing a side effect from a medication, talk to your physician. i am actually under weight now for my size, but i do like the way i look.  my question before i start the trial is, what are the side effects if i'm not depressed and don't smoke? overeating as a result of depression also can cause weight gain.  i work out 6 days a week, i eat very healthy and i still can't lose the weight. weight has gone thru the roof since i stopped, and hav lost half y hair, which is so depressing i dont leave my housr! i just use my xanex, which i have taken for a long time with no weight gain or lash outs. started wellbutrin sr about a month ago for deprseeion i haven't noticed weight loss or gain.  any input is much appreciated as i'm desperate for relief for my extreme fatigue and inability to loose weight but not if i have to go from feelin bad to worse. but no weight gain, in fact i believe i lost weight while on it.  for example, paxil tends to cause the most weight gain. i stopped it because gaining weight will only make me more depressed and hate myself. if you feel depressed or were diagnosed with it, start jogging or walking everyday outside, spend time in the sun, reduce the amount of carbs you eat (they make you feel better but also gain weight), eat healthy foods, sleep as early as possible and wake up in the morning. when i was younger i was talking zoloft then switch to paxil it made me gain a lot of weight i stop taking it it wasn't working out for me ive been off meds for 8 yrs now that i'm talking this i don't wanna gain weight my doc says it doesn't but pls help does this make you gain or lose weight? i didn't have a problem with weight gain with this one, although some of the other ones were a problem in that respect. sounds like all of you are taking welbutrin for weight loss., even on a strict weight-loss program and 4-times-a-week workouts at the y. you gain a huge amount of weight but you apitite is limited which doesn't make any sense and i work out 4 xs a week and eat very healthy. can anyone tell me whar happened to your weight aftervquitting wellbutrin? now i am off topamax, and half assed taken the weellbutrin, i have gained so much weight, it disgusts me. i dont know if wellbutrin is causing my weight gain.  i have gained all the weight plus some back and can't lose it. any of these serious side effects occur, stop taking wellbutrin and call your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical care without delay. 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Wellbutrin sr side effects weight loss

i slept fine and i did not gain any weight.  today the lightbulb went on and i decided to look up what affect wellbutrin might have on weight loss/gain. sounds like all of you are taking welbutrin for weight loss. at first you feel the side effects strongly,but they do go away after two weeks. keep in mind that hair loss can have many causes besides side effects of medications. i'm 13 and they are trying to up my dose to 150mg sr when i was on 100mg sr and i'm scared because i'm reading i could have a seizure.  you don't want to try losing weight so fast that it is difficult to keep off and if you aren't consuming enough calories during the day you will send a message to your body that it needs to go into 'starvation' mode and you will actually hold on to body fat. this is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. does stopping the bupropion reverse the weight gain and make it possible to lose weight again? i know the weight gain is because of the abilify, though, because i've gone off it twice and lost all the weight in a matter of weeks both times. the long acting forms of wellbutrin (wellbutrin xl and wellburin sr) should not be crushed so be sure you are not taking these types. reduction in sexual dysfunction symptoms may occur with decreased doses of the offending medication or tolerance to the side effect. started out with celexa and i gain so much weight on it! its just frustrating because i have so much hw and i just met my weight goals and now all of that is about to fall off the table. the most common side effects with wellbutrin are dry mouth, headache, agitation, nausea, dizziness, constipation, and tremor. i did lose some weight and at 55 my libido went through the roof. when i once stoped taking it for 4 months the weight fell off. was on phentermine i lost 60 pounds in five  months that was two years ago and  last year i held my dads hand when he took his last breath and died one day after my birthday and i got so depressed i gaind the weight back and im having a hard time getting my doctor  to give me a prescription' instead he gave me the genericprescription of wellbutrin and i have a history of seizures already.: how difficult would it be or what are the side effects of getting off welbutrin xl 150 mg? i am scared to death of two side effects i was told welbutrin can cause. i'm hoping once i get myself 'regular' again that i'll see the weight fall off. i have noticed my mood  is better and i want to be more active which i believe to be causing my weight loss. now i eat probably 3 times more then i did before to sustain the weight i'm at. frequent (occurring in at least one out of 100 patients) muscular side effects, seen during clinical trials of wellbutrin, include ataxia, seizure, myoclonus, dyskinesia, and dystonia. i never felt so good about myself as when i lost that weight.  i just want to warn everyone that not everyone loses weight i didn't. now that i'm taking wellbutrin it seems like i'm just gaining weight and there's no reason for it. the paxil was initially very helpful, however, the weight gain was not something that i was willing to deal with and the drugs effectiveness waned. when i first started taking it i helped and i had a loss in appetite. however, my question is if anyone has lost weight on wellbutrin sr 300mg, how long did it take to lose the weight and how much? the most effective generic i have found, and am currently taking is bupropion sr by mylan pharmaceuticals. so i would say yes, it's most likely the abilify that's causing the weight gain in your situation, and given that bupropion is reported to make people lose weight sometimes and celexa isn't really, it might be a better bet to counteract the weight-gain effects of abilify. alcohol can increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness and dizziness. had a similar reaction when i went off of wellbutrin several years ago after losing some weight while taking it - i actually split my jeans i gained so fast when i went off it.  i had to do a massive diet to lose weight. in general, changing from one ssri to another ssri does not improve sexual dysfunction; however, one study found that the use of celexa (citalopram) was not associated with sexual dysfunction in people who had these side effects with another ssri. has been linked to weight loss, according to the stanford school of medicine, anecdotal reports, and other sources. problem is, i noticed when i withdrew my dosage of taking only 1 pill a day instead of 2 for the past 3-4 days i've significantly felt like i've gained weight. the exact relationship between antidepressants and weight gain isn't clear, but weight gain is a reported side effect of nearly all antidepressants.   so, from reading this long stream of comments i notice that some people lose weight and some gain it on this medication. what did it do to you, suppress your apetite or just made you lose weight? what i would like to know is- when you went off the wellbutrin, did you gain all of the weight back? i'm currently taking wellbutrin sr 150 mg and i think it helped with a lifestyle change more than weight-loss. is horrible for weight gain i never tried celexa but my sister did and she gained a lot of weight. consult your physician if this side effect does not resolve, or if it is not tolerable. since taking wellbutrin sr i have a better control on my life and i have completely cut out drinking (1-2 drinks a week, previously) and my food portion size has become quite healthy. you know if there is more benifits as far as weight lost with the wellbutrin sr then the wellbutrin xl. so once i noticed the side effect i said ok i need off the meds 200 pounds?  now i'm taking another 3 pills with this and they're all "weight neutral" or they're supposed to make you lose weight, but it's just not happening for me. am abts to start bupropion to stop smoking and i don't want to lose weight i want to gain weight is this pill okay for me to take. if i reduce my dosage, will that help stop the hair loss? i am also taking lamictal will this affect the side effects of the wellbutrin at all? new to welbutrin and seem to be gaining weight on it. can't speak to the weight loss/weight neutral effects of bupropion as i've just started it, but one thing i can say for sure is that abilify does make you put on weight. there is a time frame to be on the medication for the doctor's have to really monitor your blood pressure, weight, etc. in turn, an improved appetite associated with improved mood may result in increased weight.  now i'm taking another 3 pills with this and they're all "weight neutral" or they're supposed to make you lose weight, but it's just not happening for me. you find yourself cleaning house and you start to notice weightloss!'m on wellbutrin for for sad which is seasonal depression winter is very hard on me mentally and to compound it with family history depression its been a great drug with little side effects for me. this is not a complete list of the side effects associated with wellbutrin. never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this site. the paxil was initially very helpful, however, the weight gain was not something that i was willing to deal with and the drugs effectiveness waned. many ppl have some of the same side effects but each persons health, background, metobolism, ect is different in some way, shape, or form. i'm hoping it will help me to lose some weight. i'd like to lose the weight while effectively combating my depression. 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